Ingenuity Festival

The Smithsonian showcases recipients of its Ingenuity Awards with events open to the public held throughout its National Museums Centers.  Genre: Festivals. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: November 29 — December 6, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture as well as a number of other National Smithsonian...

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‘Save Treasures’ at Smithsonian

National Museum of African-American History and Culture provides experts to teach the public how to preserve individual and family histories.  Genre: Archives, Museums, Preservation, Personal and Family History. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: November 14, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: Save Our...

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Jason Moran Exhibit

Jason Moran combines music, film, archival images, historical account in his meditation on an African-American infantry in WWI France.  Genre: Music, Film, Performance, Viewing. Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England. Time: October 30 2018. Curators & Sponsors: Part of the Barbican’s 2018 Season, The Art of Change. Produced by the Barbican in association with...

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Igshaan Adams Exhibit

Adams’s visual art shows us what the medium becomes with attention to culture at the nexus of race, religion, sexuality, history, politics.  Genre: Exhibit, Visual Art, Sculpture. Venue: Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa. Dates: October 18, 2018 - January 27, 2019. Sponsors: Iziko Museums of South Africa and Standard...

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Women in Colony Exhibit

A painful exhibit comes to Cape Town’s South Africa National Gallery in the partial archival recovery of enslaved women’s lives.Genre: Exhibit, Performance. Venue: Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa. Dates: September 26, 2018 - October 21, 2019. Sponsors/Curators: Iziko Museums of South Africa in partnership with Centre for Curating the Archive...

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Sammy Davis Jr’s ‘I Gotta Be Me’

The life of Sammy Davis Jr is brought to engaging complexity in a documentary that is cultural, personal, political. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, USA Time:  April 29, 2018, 7:15pm Sponsors: Brooklyn Academy of Music. Curators: Part of a BAMcinématek Series, New Voices in Black Cinema. Artists & Producers:...

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‘The Foreigner’s Home’

The venue is a museum, the medium is film, the exploratory mode is that of Toni Morrison, literary, perceptive, prescient. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, USA Time:  April 28, 2018, 2pm Sponsors: Brooklyn Academy of Music. Curators: Part of a BAMcinématek Series, New Voices in Black Cinema. Artists &...

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King Tut Exhibit in US

California Science Center hosts the US and California stop of a world tour of artifacts from the Egyptian tomb excavation. Genre: Exhibit Venue: California Science Center, Los Angeles, CA Time:  March 24, 2018 till January 6, 2019 Sponsors: California Science Center. Curators: Part of an exhibition world tour, with introductory and...

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‘Pablo Picasso, 1932’

Painting of Seated Woman

A culling of vivid, focused works by the Spanish painter, made during just a handful of days in March 1932. Genre: Exhibit Venue: Tate Modern Museum, London, UK Time:  March 8, 2018 till September 9, 2018 Sponsors: Tate Modern Museum, the EY Tate Arts Partnership, with additional support from the Picasso...

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‘David Bowie Is’

Man with Stripe of Red Across Forehead, Right Eye and Cheek

Befitting one of the most genre-shifting, defining artists of our times, the Brooklyn Museum exhibit is multimedia, immersive, plentiful. Genre: Exhibit Venue: Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, USA Time:  March 2, 2018 till July 15, 2018 Sponsors: Brooklyn Museum, with additional support from Spotify, BMW, and NU Hotel. Curators: Part of an...

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