Fillmore Housing Empowerment Panel and Celebration

September 19th, 2019 5-7pl

Thursday September 19th, 2019 Free to Attend Please come join us for a community gathering to celebrate the Fillmore and empower residents through information on the current housing policies, challenges and possibilities…

The Heir Done Pulled Exhibition

August 15, 2019 - November 2, 2019 / Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday 12 - 6 pm Saturday 12 - 5 pm

  Karen Seneferu's "The Heir Done Pulled" is a solo show that is seven years in the making at the African American Art and Cultural Complex. This is significant on multiple levels…

Weed The People Conference

Weed The People Conference Aug 1, 2019 – Aug 4, 2019 AAACC, Born Collaborators, The People's Dispensary, and Equity Sessions SF invite YOU to join us for a Canna Conference for the…

Threaded Memories: Artworks by William Rhodes

July 25th 2019 6-9pm

  Exhibition Dates June 13-August 2, 2019 Threaded Memories the exhibition presents work from the Senior Quilting Project William Rhodes created and collaborated with Seniors from the Bayview and Fillmore Districts of San…

Impastafarians: The problematic theft of the Rastafarian Aesthetic

July 18th, 2019 6-9pm

What happens when the symbols and imagery associated with a culture are used without regard for their source? About this Event A Culture is not a costume. Nor are cultural symbols and…

Queer Rebels Fest 11

June 7 & 8 2019

Queer Rebel Fest 11 celebrates the brilliance, magic and sheer survival of QTPOC in a world that would like to erase us. WE ARE NOT GOING ANYWHERE. We have always…

BATCO , QCC & AAACC Presents: The Crooked Room

June 28th & 29th 8pm Friday 2pm & 8pm Saturday

BATCO Presents In Collaboration with Queer Cultural Center (QCC) and African American Art & Culture Complex (AAACC) The Final Play of the National Queer Arts Festival “The Crooked Room” Buriel Clay Theater African American Art &…

Black Family Reunion

June 13th, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Black Family Reunion is an African American Tradition here at the AAACC. This year we celebrate Juneteenth by bringing our entire community together for one night of Black Excellence, Black Art…

National Queer Arts Festival Presents: Still Here IV

June 15th, 2019 7:30 PM

Still Here IV Cristina Mitra/Natalia Vigil Tickets: $12-$25, NOTA Brown Paper Tickets Link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2546843 Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/StillHereSanFrancisco         In its fourth year, Still Here takes on disPLACEment with a moving cast of artists that re-imagine and reinvent the…

Canna-Flick It: Free Screening

June 15th, 2019 11:00 AM

Canna-Flick It (CFI) is a cannabis film series created by the founders of Born Collaborators and The People's Dispensary San Francisco. Through film, media, and tech, CFI shares the stories and…

National Queer Arts Festival Presents: Manifesto

June 21st 2019 7:30 pm

June 21, 2019 MANIFESTO Rotimi Agbabiaka Directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe $15 – $20, NOTA Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/manifesto-tickets-62458746793 Buriel Clay Theater   What do you do when your Nigerian drag queen goddess instructs you to tell a new story? You summon…

Our Voices Our Stories SF /Tayari Jones

May 2, 2019 Reception 6pm Event 6:30pm- 8:30pm

Our Voices Our Stories SF: A literary Experience featuring women writers of color. Writing Wonder Women: Tayari Jones: Author of  "An American Marriage" New York Times Best Seller List 2018, Oprah's Books…

SMOKE AND MIRRORS: The War on Drugs

April 18, 2019 - August 31, 2019

In the month of April AAACC presents “Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs”, which investigates the impacts of the ongoing war on drugs campaign. By exploring the messaging, propaganda…

"The Bigger Picture" by Ben Jones

April 4th - May 30th 2019 Sargent Johnson Gallery

“The Bigger Picture” At a time when many artist are engaging in identity politics, focusing on single issues of race, gender or the environment, in his current body of work, Ben…