This small museum hosts a wide range of thought-provoking installations exploring social and political issues facing people of the African Diaspora in an attempt to rediscover cultural traditions lost during colonization and the transatlantic slave trade. A rotation of temporary exhibitions includes photography, sculpture, sound and multimedia works. The museum also hosts performance pieces, music nights, artist talks and discussions. Don't miss the on-site shop, with its range of one-of-a-kind art, jewelry, apparel and home decor by contemporary designers.
At the time of research, the museum was scheduled move to roomier digs (tripling its exhibition space) in BAM South, a massive new mixed-use complex across from the BAM Fisher Building, a few short blocks away on Ashland Pl.