MoAD | Press Releases

2013
June Museum of the African Diaspora opens new exhibitions featuring the works of photographers J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, a Nigerian national treasure, and the renowned Gordon Parks
May Museum of the African Diaspora Kicks Off the Summer Season with New Exhibitions, Free Admission and Family Events including Black Music Month and Juneteenth celebrations
May Museum of the African Diaspora Announces Change in Executive Leadership
Jan Black History Month Weekend Celebration, Feb 8-10, 2013
Jan Wells Fargo Honors the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with National Art Exhibit Featuring the Renowned Kinsey Collection (Bay Area region release)
Jan Wells Fargo Honors the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with National Art Exhibit Featuring the Renowned Kinsey Collection (national release)
Jan ScholarShare presents Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Free Day (media alert)
Jan The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect (media alert)
2012
Dec Museum of the African Diaspora Names Wade L. Rose of Dignity Health as Chair of the Board of Directors
Aug The Museum of the African Diaspora celebrates its 7th Anniversary with a gala
Aug Desert Jewels: North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xaviar Guerrand-Hermès Collection
June The Museum of the African Diaspora celebrates Juneteenth with a two day event – Juneteenth Jubilation
Mar Choose Paint! Choose Abstraction! Celebrating Bay Area Abstract Artists
Jan Black History Month at the Museum of the African Diaspora
Jan Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend
2011
Sept COLLECTED: Images of Acquisition and Reclamation
July Family Program | Folktales Across the Diaspora • [flyer]
June The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) presents “Soulful Stitching: Patchwork Quilts by Africans (Siddis) in India”
June Free Family Day at the Museum of the African Diaspora
May Romare Bearden exhibition opening draws celebs and artists among hundreds at Museum of the African Diaspora | (pdf)
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Apr The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) Presents “From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden”
Feb The Museum of the African Diaspora and Clorox Team Up for Free Family Day during Black History Month
Jan Black History Month at The Museum of the African Diaspora
Jan One Vision, One Struggle, Many Battlefields  (Black History Month)
Jan Inspired by Jazz: Museum of the African Diaspora (San Francisco) Opens ‘Textural Rhythms: Constructing the Jazz Tradition, Contemporary African American Quilts’
2010
Dec “What is Your Dream?” The Museum of the African Diaspora leads region’s celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Afro-Cuban music, films, a college fair…free admission
Dec Holiday launch of new Vanguard group draws vibrant crowd of over 300 young professionals, art lovers and supporters of the Museum of the African Diaspora
Dec [PHOTOS ]The Vanguard launch event is a huge success
Nov “Art/Object: Re-Contextualizing African Art” (Exhibition: October 7, 2010 – January 17, 2011)
Oct Museum of the African Diaspora connects with tourists, artists, scholars and community leaders (October 23 Gala)
Sept The Museum of the African Diaspora launches its fifth anniversary celebration with a gala
Press releases and media coverage prior to Aug 2010 are available on MoAD’s website