Event: February 21, 2023 |The International African American Museum hosts “Other” Spaces of Black Spirituality: African Americans and African Religions. From the International African American Museum / "In this first conversation in our newest quarterly activation, Funlayo E. Wood, PhD will present 'Other' Spaces of Black Spirituality: African
Archeologists find Hekashepes, whose mummified remains might be the oldest ever. | From CBS News / Egyptian archaeologists who have spent years meticulously excavating a site amid the ancient ruins of Saqqara, near Cairo, announced a number of major discoveries on Thursday dating to the fifth and sixth dynasties of Egypt'
The Explore Your Family History Center at the National Museum of African American History and Culture is made possible by Robert F. Smith. Much love. | From the National Musuem of African American History and Culture / The Robert Frederick Smith Explore Your Family History Center helps people begin their family history
Artist Sasha Huber has mounted an extreme effort to recast the historical record. Much respect. | From Sean O'Hagan via The Guardian / "The previous year, Huber had joined a committee of activists, historians and artists involved in a campaign called Demounting Louis Agassiz. Their aim was to remove
Applications for an innovative new exchange program are being accepted now. Learn more HERE. | From the Smithsonian / "In coordination with, and with support from, the U.S. Department of State’s Cultural Heritage Center, SI is developing a two-year cultural exchange program that will bring together scholars and experts
Event: 2022-2023 in select American and Canadian cities. | Produced by the Paquin Entertainment Group in partnership with National Geographic, the Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience utilizes nine distinct multi-sensory galleries to purpotedly unlock the 3,300 year old story of King Tut in an evolution of immersive experiences. Via
Event: March, 2023 | From NMAAHC / Through the 4,300-square-foot temporary exhibition, visitors will view a variety of objects from Afrofuturism pioneers, including Octavia Butler’s typewriter, Nichelle Nichols’ Star Trek uniform as the character Lt. Nyota Uhura and Nona Hendryx’s spacesuit-inspired costume worn while performing with LaBelle. LEARN MORE.
Event: November 19, 2022 | The International African American Museum will lead a discussion about the book Black Homesteaders of The South with author Bernice Alexander Bennett and additional speakers on Saturday, November 19th. Register HERE. November 19, 2022: Black Homesteaders of The South Workshop - International African American MuseumThe International
Event: November 6, 2022 | From the Smithsonian Anacostia Museum / Through a series of experiential activities, visitors will first learn to tap into the issues they care about and then envision their own version of a utopia in an immersive “Dream Space.” Here, visitors will be asked to imagine, with all
Event: November 12, 2022 | From the Schomburg / "The Schomburg Center’s annual Open House is an invitation to the general public to come inside the Center and learn about our approach to research, preservation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. It is
Virtual Event: October 22, 2022 | From MOAD / A virtual conversation presented in conjunction with the exhibition The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion with fashion designer Sarah Diouf and fashion photographers Stephen Tayo, Daniel Obasi, and Lawrence Agyei. This conversation explores Black creatives in the fashion industry globally,
Event: October 20, 2022 | From the NMAAHC/ Join Digital Treasures: Daufuskie Island and Beyond! as we explore the resiliency and preservation of Gullah Geechee heritage. Enjoy a culturally rich Live Program from 2:00PM - 3:00PM that explores the beauty of Daufuskie Island, SC and the surrounding Gullah communities.
From the New York Times: "Organized by James Green, associate curator of African art at the Yale Gallery, the exhibition places us deep in the context of Bamigboye’s social culture. We see sculptures by near-contemporary Yoruba carvers like Dadaolomo, Akiyode of Abeokuta, and Areo-ogun-yan-na, whom he regarded as
Howard French, author of "Born in Blackness," wins the Museum of African American History Stone Book Award. Absolutely deserved. | This year's virtual award event featuring remarks by our esteemed panel of jurors, our two brilliant finalists, and a conversation with winning author Howard French moderated by
Culture Type Recommends 50 Art Shows We Need to See ASAP. | 50+ Museum Exhibitions to See This Fall Feature Artists Henry Taylor, Fred Eversley, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Theaster Gates, Black Potters, Just Above Midtown Gallery & MoreAT A TIME WHEN NEW YORK CITY galleries and museums had little interest in African
There's a new head curator in charge, and we couldn't be more excited! | Michelle Jacques Appointed Board President of Association of Art Museum Curators, Three Black Woman Will Hold Top Board Positions in 2023-24Incoming Board President Michelle Jacques THE ASSOCIATION of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) &