Wadsworth Jarrell; Publisher: Wadsworth Jarrell, United States, 1929. "Revolutionary (Angela Davis)," 1972, Color screenprint. Gift of funds from Mary and Bob Mersky, 2018.41, © Wadsworth Jarrell

Black History Month

Celebrate the exceptional historical and creative cultural contributions made by African American artists with exhibitions, events, tours, and more this February at Mia.

Black History Month Events


Celebration of African American Art History

Friday, February 1, 2019
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Discover African American artists' contributions to art history on this FREE daily public tour.


Film: Colored Frames

Thursday, February 28, 2019
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Enjoy a FREE screening of "Colored Frames," a documentary film showcasing the work of contemporary Black artists.


Third Thursday: Afrofuturism

Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
A FREE event curated by artist Junauda Alma Petrus featuring poetry, music, dance and art-making focused on Afrofuturism.


Dawoud Bey: Conversation on Photography, Empathy & Historical Memory

Thursday, February 7, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Black and white photograph of Jacolby Satterwhite.

SOLD OUT – Artist Talk: Jacolby Satterwhite

Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm