Museum of the African Diaspora

  • CA


685 Mission Street
San Francisco
United States

About Us

The Museum of the African Diaspora connects all people through the celebration and exploration of the art, culture and history of the African Diaspora. MoAD promotes, explores, and appreciates the contributions people of African descent have made across the globe.

By reminding us that Africa is the birthplace of humankind, MoAD seeks to transform the way we perceive each other and ourselves. MoAD celebrates how we all, as one world, have changed and influenced the history and cultures of the African Diaspora.

MoAD’s goal is to foster a greater understanding of human history and promote cross-cultural communication. As a first voice museum, MoAD will capture the essence of the African Diaspora experiences.

Through four universal themes—Origins, Movement, Adaptation and Transformation—MoAD will share the stories of the people of African descent that celebrate the strength of humanity.