Exhibitions and Events

July 11 -December 22, 2018

A Walk in the Park in America


A searing pictorial series by artist Monroe O'Bryant that examines the animated residue of the cultural impact of race science on Americans.

Film Screening “Black Border Warriors: The Seminole Negro Indian Scouts” 

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

7 pm   Free

The award-winning documentary “Black Border Warriors: The Seminole Negro Indian Scouts” will have its U.S. premiere in the Twin Cities in October and November.

The film, awarded Best Documentary at the 2018 Black International Cinema Festival in Berlin, tells the epic story of a unique group of African-Americans, the Black Seminole. It follows their flight from slavery in the early 1800’s from plantations in Georgia and South Carolina to Spanish Florida, where they fought with the Seminole tribe against the U.S. in the Seminole Wars.

Obsidian Arts/TEKBOX Theater, Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

January - March 2019

Jorden Allen


An exhibition of artwork by New York based artist Jordan Allen.



April - June 2019

The inaugural exhibition of artwork by the participants in our Welcome Home! program for artists who have been incarcerated.

July - September 2019

Felicia Washington


An exhibition of artworks by Chicago-based artist Felicia Washington.

People Like Them

Frangena Johnson and Bill Jeter Collaborate one the exploration of oddities within the black cultural persona.