African Arts Academy

The bridge between Ancient Wisdom and the Modern World, where Innovation meets Tradition

African Arts Academy is a 501c-3 non-profit performing arts and arts education organization based in San Francisco, CA


African Arts Academy operates under a profound commitment to the teaching of arts and crafts originating in Africa and the African Diaspora. We preserve and showcase African cultural heritage through art education, performing arts, and special events based on the spirit of cultural diversity, sustainability, and social justice. In bridging traditional forms and ancient wisdom with new technology, African Arts Academy serves to empower and strengthen our community.