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.
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.
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.
"Social Capital and Collective Economics" is the topic of discussion for October. This will be a moderated conversation that includes the voices of performing artists, spiritual and body workers, writers, authors and more from across the northwest. Free & open to the public! Presented in partnership with the University of Washington's School of Social Work.