Marita Rivera, Director of the Museum of African American History, and Edmund Barry Gaither, Director of the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists pose next to Eternal Presence, John Wilson’s monumental head on the grounds of the latter. … Continued
Jean Marie Teno is perhaps the best known and most internationally recognized African documentary filmmaker. Born in Cameroon, his work has been exhibited throughout Europe and Africa leading to his recent tenure as resident artist at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. … Continued
Boston-born Renee (Cheatham) Neblett enjoys a profoundly creative career as visual artist, writer, educator and founder of the Kokrobity Institute near Accra in Ghana, West Africa. Her vision for Kokrobity is inspired by Elma Lewis and brings together Africans and … Continued
Museum director Edmund Barry Gaither joins State Representative Byron Rushing in visiting the African Meeting House on Nantucket Island off Cape Cod. The Nantucket African Meeting House was constructed in the early 19th century and is now a National Park … Continued
This summer for the first time, our Museum participated in FREE FUN FRIDAY, a series of lively all day events presented at museums across the city and sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. More than two hundred thirty visitors, mainly … Continued
Works from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists at Northeastern Crossing, Northeastern University The Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists fosters knowledge and appreciation of the heritage of people of African-descent … Continued
In the summer, Abbotsford, home of the Museum, comes to life with plantings of annuals and perennials, some recalling how it must have looked as a Neo-Gothic mansion at the turn of the 20th century. Flowers and shrubs evoke the … Continued
Meet the artists of the 17th annual Roxbury Open Studios at our opening reception October 2nd from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Museum.
The Museum’s Fall Season begins with the launch of a refreshed website. We’re still tweaking some features for your enjoyment. We look forward to being able to connect and interact with you in ways that will inform and educate.