Celebrate black history, art, and culture at NAAM. Enjoy our new exhibitions, special events, and learn more about YOURSELF in our genealogy center! Discover fun facts about the history of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest. Open Wednesday through Sunday, we sit on the Jimi Hendrix Park in the heart of the Central District.
Hear from 6 descendants of enslaved freedom-seekers from the 19th century, including the great-great-great granddaughter of Solomon Northup. Followed by a screening of Regina Mason's film Gina's Journey, and Q&A.
Inspired by Black women transcending historical, societal, racial and economic challenges in America, this exhibition is artist Hiawatha D.’s homage to the resilience, power and beauty of Black women and Black women history-makers.
Christopher Shaw explores the spiritual bridge between notions of design and processes of divination. Shaw presents us with minimalist works in clay and urges us to consider how objects carry the seeds of culture. Individual and assembled ceramic sculpture join vessel forms in the artist’s latest body of work.