The Vanguard is Museum of the African Diaspora's young (& young spirited) professionals organization, dedicated to fostering a long-term commitment to MoAD and making it accessible to a wider audience.
The Vanguard is the Museum of the African Diaspora's young (and young spirited) professional organization, dedicated to fostering a long-term commitment to MoAD and making it accessible to a wider audience. The dynamic young men and women of The Vanguard advance MoAD's mission by hosting a variety of distinctive social, educational, and philanthropic events.
Vanguard Leadership Council:
Porsha C. Jackson (President)
Marcus Rollins (Vice President)
Alyson Edwards (Secretary)
Candice Elder (Advisor)
Experience the power of poetry live in our galleries every Thursday from 5-5:30pm for FREE!
On Afro Futurism is "...to bring to light the interconnections of the past, present and future in an artistic manner representing people of African descent.”..
okayafrica.com For digital artist Manzel Bowman, his work depicts black people flourishing in fantasy outside the norm that the world puts them in.
Shariah Harris just became the first black woman to play high-goal polo, the top tier of U.S. polo.
huffingtonpost.com Shariah Harris is breaking down barriers in the "sport of kings."
Harlem of the West::: San Francisco!!
A neighborhood bursting with crowds, jazz music, and clubs. Welcome to the Harlem of the West.
“We trying to remind these younger youths of their responsibility…reminding them where that whole militancy came from in the first place.”
okayplayer.com Jr. Gong returns to the world with a hard-hitting new song and video.
“How can we truly celebrate independence on a day that intentionally robbed our ancestors of theirs? To find my independence I went home.”
ameyawdebrah.com American football quarterback, has visited various parts of Ghana as part of his journey to self-discovery and connecting with his roots. Kaepernick’s biological father’s ancestors are from Ghana and Nigeria, which the 29-year-old discovered last year using a DNA test. He shared a video of his vis...
In Africa, he argued, “music has always been a celebration of the ineradicability of life.”
narrative.ly In a life bookended by tragedy, Prince Nico Mbarga poured joy into his music, including the most popular song in African history. But his own story has never been told — until now.
"I really wanted to make a statement and show an incredible list of 100 women of African descent creating amazing images and telling amazing narratives."
---- Laylah Amatullah Barrayn
okayafrica.com 'Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora' features 100 women photographers of African descent across the diaspora.
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Sponsors The GLBT History Museum in San Francisco's Castro District and maintains one of the largest archives of GLBT history in the United States.
SOMArts is a multidisciplinary, multicultural arts organization that offers events, exhibitions and classes in San Francisco. www.somarts.org
Named a top destination by the San Francisco Chronicle and Wired, the gallery showcases the power of design and celebrates the process of making a great idea real.
The Exploratorium is a playful learning laboratory of interactive exhibits and experiences that ignite curiosity and transform the way people learn.
Discover the art for our time at the new SFMOMA. Now open!
The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts was established in 1998 in San Francisco at California College of the Arts. It serves as a forum for the presentation and discussion of international contemporary art and curatorial practice.
Every Thursday night, music, creatures and cocktails come together for NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences.
Pride in the ownership of books! Introducing contemporary bookplate art to a NEW audience. Expanding the awareness builds our friendships!! The ASBC&D is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization.
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A monthly lecture series on San Francisco's natural history
Connecting Art, People, and Ideas.