African-American Art & Culture Complex

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The African American Art and Culture Complex (AAACC) is a community based, 501(c)3 arts and cultural organization. Our mission is to empower our community through Afro-centric artistic and cultural expression, mediums, education and programming.[1]

The AAACC is home to many performing arts organizations including AfroSolo Theatre Company, the African American Shakespeare Company and Cultural Odyssey. Other resident art organizations include the San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society, the San Francisco Juneteenth Festival, Take Wings Foundation, Robert Henry Johnson and SF Noir.[2]

Location

762 Fulton Street, San Francisco

Contact Information

http://www.aaacc.org
(415) 922-2049
info@aaacc.org

Founders

Jim Larkin/Willie B. Kennedy/Mayor Brown

Dates of Operation

1970s

Type of Space

Cultural Center

Community Served

African Americans/African Diaspora community

Additional Information and Resources

About this Article

This article was originally created as part of SOMArts Cultural Center's Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces. To learn how to add or edit content please visit the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism's online History Collection Lab.

Sources

  1. http://www.aaacc.org/mission-vision.php, 6-25-15
  2. http://www.aaacc.org/history.php, 6-25-15