Welcome to our Museum that is a gateway to black artistic heritage globally.

Several exhibitions are available to you. King Aspelta, who governed ancient Nubia and Egypt during the 25th Dynasty, will greet you in Aspelta: A Nubian King’s Burial Chamber. The Yoruba deities, known as Orisha, show themselves in the photographs of Reginald Jackson as they manifest their power through Nature in Orisha Domain.

The National Center of Afro-American Artists (NCAAA) is a private, not-for-profit institution committed to preserving and fostering the cultural arts heritage of black peoples worldwide through arts teaching, and the presentation of professional works in all fine arts disciplines.

The Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists fosters and presents the finest in contemporary, visual and performing arts from the global Black world. Through its teaching, visual and performing arts divisions, the NCAAA brings the best of the Black world to you.
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Located in Boston, these institutions were founded in 1968 by Dr. Elma Lewis who remained its Artistic Director until her passing. Edmund Barry Gaither serves as NCAAA’s Director and Curator of its Museum division.

The Museum is located at 300 Walnut Avenue in Roxbury, MA and open Tuesday through Sunday from 1pm until 5pm.

Adult admission to the Museum is $5.00. Senior and children admission is $4.00. Group tours are available.

Please call (617) 442-8014 or send an e-mail to for more information.
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