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Current Exhibitions and Programs

No Justice, No Peace: LA 1992 exhibition icon

No Justice, No Peace: LA 1992
March 8 - August 27, 2017
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the LA Uprising, CAAM presents No Justice, No Peace: LA 1992, an exhibition that examines one of the most notorious episodes of urban unrest in American history. On March 3, 1991, Rodney King led the California Highway Patrol on a high-speed chase that concluded with...more

No Justice, No Peace: LA 1992 exhibition icon

Trouble Every Day: LA 1965/1992
March 8 - August 27, 2017
Music has always been an integral part of the African American experience. Documentaries on the Civil Rights Movement frequently highlight important albums and concerts, and for many people, listening to jazz, R&B, and hip-hop has animated learning about African American history. Amidst the fighting and...more

Haitian Market

Intersections: Caribbean and Brazilian Art from the Permanent Collection
June 28 - October 8, 2017
Intersections: Caribbean and Brazilian Art from the Permanent Collection features paintings, watercolors, and photographs by artists from the Caribbean and Brazil, and it demonstrates the diverse ways in which artists in the African diaspora record their histories and represent their cultures. Haiti features prominently, including...more

The Blood of Jesus

Center Stage: African American Women in Silent Race Films
June 28 - October 15, 2017
In collaboration with the UCLA Digital Humanities Department, CAAM presents Center Stage, an exhibition that considers pioneering African American filmmakers and production companies in the early 20th century that provided African American women the opportunity to participate in front of, and behind, the camera. They challenged...more