Welcome to The Museum of African American Art (MAAA), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit museum located on the 3rd floor of Macy's at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles. Our unique art space allows us to exhibit the work of world-renowned artists as well as emerging local artists, while keeping art experiences accessible to the public with FREE admission. We are also home to the internationally recognized Palmer Hayden Collection, featuring the John Henry series. We look forward to seeing you at our current exhibit:“ART OF THE SPIRIT:MYTH TO REALITY” by KATHLEEN ATKINS WILSON.
40TH ANNIVERSARY GALA Saturday, February 27, 2016 4:30 — 7:30 pm
THE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Macy's 3rd Floor 4005 Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008
ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION! Sunday, November 15, 2015 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Join us on Sunday, November 15, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, as we open the holiday season with our annual tree lighting celebration! Celebrity guests Debbie Allen and Wendy Raquel Robinson will help us officially light our decked-out tree, signaling the beginning of the 2015 holiday season.
Have your spirit lifted with holiday songs by the West Angeles Children's Choir, and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon for family members of all ages. Nibble refreshments while you shop for cultural ornaments, holiday cards, decorations, and one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list!
Artist Synthia Saint James will be present from 2:00 to 4:00 pm to sign her limited edition prints of "Celebrate MAAA LA," commemorating the museum's 40th anniversary—a wonderful collectible holiday gift!