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Posted December 15, 2014 by Editorial Staff in 2014
 
 

[PHOTOS] MoAD hits the mark with renovations, now Smithsonian affiliate

MoAD hits the mark with renovations, now Smithsonian affiliate
MoAD hits the mark with renovations, now Smithsonian affiliate

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Event: MoAD Reopens After Renovations
Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Location: Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco
Photos: Rodger P. Allen Photography

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Renovated MoAD bigger, better – The Museum of the African Diaspora has reopened its doors after a six-month closure for renovation. With upgrades to its interior and a Smithsonian Institution affiliation now to its name, the 9-year-old museum is set to enhance its community presence and national distinction … A recently acquired affiliation with the Smithsonian also boosts MoAD’s draw. This association with the venerated national museum center will allow MoAD to present significant traveling shows and to access the Smithsonian collection for exhibits and research. More…San Francisco Examiner

MoAD cuts the ribbon and welcomes art lovers to reimagined space – Tuesday’s official ribbon cutting for the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) was a bright and shiny event, even more so in contrast to the gloomy skies outside. The barrier that prevented pedestrians from looking through the ground-floor windows is down … short remarks were made by San Francisco City Administrator Naomi Kelly and by Willie Brown, who as mayor had hammered out the deal that created MoAD as part of a redevelopment project and who sits on the board of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. More…SFGATE

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