It is with a very heavy heart we share the difficult news on the passing of 2018 NEA National Heritage Fellow and California quilt-maker Marion Coleman. Marion has long been a part of the ACTA family, and her impact on the field of African American art, culture, and…
ACTA is excited to launch a new program: Reentry Through the Arts. Specially designed for individuals who are returning to their communities following incarceration, this 18-week program centers on two traditional arts workshop series in Los Angeles: ¬†Mexican son jarocho music, dance, and verse at the Amity Foundation,…
In this Sounds of California Bayview concert on April 29, 2018, our musical artists ponder displacement, migration, and creating a new sense of home. They musicians hail from the Bay Area’s African-American, Vietnamese, Kurdish, and Chicano communities. Sounds of California takes place in the heart of the Bayview-Hunter’s…