Events Calendar


This virtual museum promotes global awareness of the harmful legacies of enslavement and Jim Crow in the United States and the challenges faced by African Americans today. We also highlight Black resilience and achievements in every field — from arts and culture to education, economics, science, and more.

This Events Calendar presents some of the many events taking place around Milwaukee, Wisconsin — the birthplace of America’s Black Holocaust Museum — as well as around the USA, Africa, and the far-flung African Diaspora.

While we feature the on-site and online (virtual) events of America’s Black Holocaust Museum, we also sample other events that promote historical, educational and cultural awareness consistent with ABHM’s mission of racial justice, reconciliation, and healing.


Event Key

  • ABHM Events
  • Wisconsin Events
  • National Events
  • International Events
  • Virtual Events

2023 Cultures & Communities Festival

Cultures & Communities Film Festival & The Space Race

Guided by principles of cultural inclusivity, The 2023 Cultures & Communities Festival, held in Milwaukee from October 5th – 12th, is an eight-day convergence of groundbreaking films, distinguished speakers, and public forums designed to amplify diverse cultural expressions and celebrate community, convening multicultural, intergenerational audiences across southeastern Wisconsin through engaging events and compelling public conversations.… ...
05 - 12 Oct
Oriental Theater
2230 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Silicon Valley African Film Festival

Silicon Valley African Film Festival

The Silicon Valley African Film Festival promotes an understanding and appreciation of Africa and Africans through moving images. Aptly themed “Africa through the African lens”, the film festival celebrates the vast richness of the African Continent through the lenses of Africa’s seasoned and emerging filmmakers and, crucially, provides audiences with exquisite lenses to the real Africa. ...
12 - 15 Oct
The Historic Hoover Theatre, San Jose
1635 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95126, USA
Black Travel Summit

Black Travel Summit 2023

Join discussions on Black representation, effectively supporting and connecting Black-owned businesses with the overarching tourism industry, empowering participants to pave their own career in tourism, how to travel more with passive income, and more! ...
20 - 22 Oct
Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami
1102 Brickell Bay Drive, Miami, Florida, United States, 33131
Black Farmers & Urban Growers 2023

2023 Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners National Conference

Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and our partners are pleased to present the 11th Annual Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Conference, convening urban and rural farmers, chefs, food product makers, students, herbalists, nutritionists, consumers, policymakers, educators, activists and organizations from across the country! Come join us to connect with our Black agrarian family from across the nation in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...
20 - 22 Oct
Temple University
1801 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Gallery Night MKE: No Studios art

Gallery Night MKE: Nō Studios

Featuring the work of MalVy Westbrook, Kamari Green and Dré Black. Nō Studios will be participating in the Historic Third Ward's Gallery Night MKE. There will be an open house throughout our first floor Gallery + Skyline rooftop. All ages are welcome! ...
20 Oct
5:00 PM
Nō Studios, Milwaukee
1037 West McKinley Avenue Milwaukee, WI
Taste of Soul promotional art

Taste of Soul Festival 2023

Every year, over 350,000 attendees fill the iconic Crenshaw Boulevard (the Mecca of Black Culture and Business) at the Annual Taste of Soul festival in Los Angeles, California. A Black Cultural Experience fusion, the largest one-day ‘free’ street festival on the West Coast that attracts nearly 350,000 attendees every year, who visit to experience all things soulful. ...
21 Oct
Taste of Soul LA
3800 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008
2023 NBFA Conference

National Black Farmers Conference 2023

The National Black Farmers Association Conference is an interactive two day program providing practical knowledge and direct training to enhance skills, networking, and financial resource capabilities for small, limited resource and socially disadvantaged farmers, ranchers and landowners. ...
27 - 28 Oct
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hotel Vue in Natchez, MS
130 John R Junkin Dr, Natchez, MS 39120
One Music Fest artwork

One Music Festival 2023

Atlanta’s One Music Festival should be on your travel list. For more than 10 years, the festival has been bridging the gap between old and new. This year One Music Festival is celebrating 50 years of Hip-Hip. The two-day event held in Peidmont Park is also loved for its live art installations and extensive food truck village.  ...
28 - 29 Oct
8:00 AM
Piedmont Park, Atlanta
1071 Piedmont Ave. NE Atlanta, GA
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