October 20, 2019 — The Africa Center welcomes Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o to host a free story time for children....

"Start Value" painting by Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi

October 12, 2019 — Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi leads a drawing class surrounded by her recently completed installation, "Gymnasium."

Cropped TAC entrance rendering

September 23, 2019—The Africa Center, in partnership with the Aliko Dangote Foundation, presents the Future Africa Forum.

October 2, 2019 — Maaza Mengiste discusses her new novel, "The Shadow King," with Uzodinma Iweala.

"Start Value" painting by Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi

September 17, 2019—January 5, 2019 — The Africa Center presents a new installation by Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, "Gymnasium."

September 12, 2019 — A dialogue on gender-based violence, xenophobia, pan-Africanism and the formation of a global Black identity.

September 14, 2019 — The Africa Center welcomes author Roda Ahmed to host a free story time for children.

August, 2,9,16,23, 2019 — The Africa Center is excited to be hosting a free Summer Reading Series for children! Join us...

August 10, 2019 — Join us at Summer Streets for a Traditional West African Glass Painting Workshop led by artist Ibou...

Photo of men in Senegal

July 17, 2019 — Brooklyn-based photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and curator Joseph L. Underwood discuss their personal experiences in Senegal.


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The Africa Center16 hours ago

We're very excited for Story Time with Lupita Nyong'o at The Africa Center this Sunday, on Lupita Nyong'o Day in Harlem.

We have been overwhelmed with interest in the event, and have reached peak registration capacity. However, we will have a standby...

1 week ago
We were proud to launch our latest wall painting with Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi last night at The Africa Center.

Thenjiwe will also be leading a drawing class at The Africa Center tomorrow - For further details and tickets follow the link below.