April 8, 2020
Coalition of Arts Funders Launches Emergency Artist Relief Fund

A coalition of national arts grantmakers, consisting of Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MAP Fund, National YoungArts Foundation, and United States Artists, announces the launch of Artist Relief, which will provide rapid, unrestricted $5,000 relief grants to assist artists facing dire financial emergencies due to the impact of COVID-19;

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March 30, 2020
Black Art Auction Prepares for First Sales Event

Above: Ed Clark, The China Series, acrylic on canvas. Black art is more popular than ever, and we now have a new art auction house, Black Art Auction, showcasing some of the best African American artists in the nation that is slated to raise the hammer on May 16, 2020.

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March 23, 2020
WHEN LIBERTY BURNS and Wins Top Jury Awards At 37th Miami Film Festival

When Liberty Burns, an incisive look at Miami’s infamous 1980 race riots in Liberty City stemming from the fatal police beating of Arthur McDuffie, directed by Dudley Alexis, has won the $30,000 Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award, the most anticipated prize of the 37th edition of Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival.

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March 11, 2020
THE BLACK ARCHIVES PRESENTS THE GLASSHOUSE COMEDY EXPERIENCE EACH & EVERY 3RD WEDNESDAY

Each and every third Wednesday of the month, the Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. presents the GLASSHOUSE COMEDY EXPERIENCE, Miami’s newest performance attraction hosting comedians from throughout Florida and around the nation.The show’s current host is stand-up veteran and Liberty City native Larry Dogg, and features only the bravest of comedians who make it their sole business to deliver purely unadulterated, wickedly hilarious, side splitting anecdotes. On March 18, 2020, get ready for a lineup sure to have you and your loved ones folding over in tears as South Florida’s own Lady T (BET’s Comic View) opens a rousing lineup that includes Pookie F.

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March 9, 2020
What We Liked at the Armory Show

Above: Work by Whitfield Lovell. Photo by Halima Taha. Despite the concerns over Coronavirus or COVID-19, The 2020 Armory Show went on last weekend with an array of fantastic work by Black artists.

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