Bridging tradition and  tomorrow:

the future of art in the african diaspora

In the bustling streets of Miami, where life moves in vivid colors and vibrant sounds, our murals stand as timeless storytellers.

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Bridging tradition and  tomorrow:

the future of art in the african diaspora

In the bustling streets of Miami, where life moves in vivid colors and vibrant sounds, our virtual and augmented reality art exhibitions, tech forward murals and digital focus on art of the African Diaspora make Miami MoCAAD a museum of the future.

Spotlights  at  Miami MoCAAD

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Virtual Murals

Our murals are not just murals.  They are interactive.  They incorporate the technology of QR Codes and reveal the power of art and the richness of oral histories accessible at the mural and accessible on the website which also presents the murals, oral histories and augmented reality presentations of the artists.  If you can’t get to the physical site, the murals are just a click away on your phone, tablet or computer.

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Exhibitions

Our exhibitions are accessible to the world.  They are housed in augmented and virtual reality.  Soon you will be able to visit the exhibition on the Miami MoCAAD website on your phone, computer or your meta headset whether you are in Miami, Kingston, Nairobi, Sao Paulo, London, Paris or Tokyo—anywhere in the world where WiFi connects.

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Artists

Our artists are the pulse of the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora. Through their unique lenses, they capture the essence of the African Diaspora, weaving a narrative that binds continents, cultures, and communities. Discover the brilliance behind each masterpiece, the visionary artisans who breathe life into art.

Plan Your Visit to the Interactive Mural

Longshoremen Interactive Mural Treasure Hunt

Welcome to the Miami  Museum of ​Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora

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Welcome to the Miami Museum of​ Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora

Step into a realm where the echoes of history meld seamlessly with the innovations of tomorrow. At Miami MoCAAD, art isn't confined to walls—it's augmented, virtual, and ever-evolving.

Artists Spotlight

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Black Art Near + Far

Discover exhibitions Near + Far presenting Black artists. This edition features exhibits in Atlanta (Harmonia Rosales), Cape Town (Mary Evans), Chicago (Hank Willis Thomas, Coby Kennedy), London (Windrush Generation), Miami (Lonnie Holley), New York ( Tracy Rose, Kandy Lopez), São Paulo (Fundação Bienal ) ​and more.

What People Are Saying...

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Miami MoCAAD = ARt +Tech

Marilyn Holifield

Co-Founder Miami MoCAAD
Miami MoCAAD is creating a hybrid museum that leverages technology to inspire curiosity, expand accessibility, and innovate virtual and in-person museum experiences. We are excited about platforms that allow Miami MoCAAD to show the diversity of common denominators and connections within and outside the Diaspora.
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Miami MoCAAD = ARt +Tech

Marilyn Holifield

Co-Founder Miami MoCAAD
Miami MoCAAD is creating a hybrid museum that leverages technology to inspire curiosity, expand accessibility, and innovate virtual and in-person museum experiences. We are excited about platforms that allow Miami MoCAAD to show the diversity of common denominators and connections within and outside the Diaspora.
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Co-Founder Miami MoCAAD

James McQueen

Executive Director-Southeast Overtown / Park West CRA
As the director of the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency, I am truly inspired by the transformative power of the technology-infused art program produced by Miami MoCAAD in the historic neighborhood of Overtown. The Soul Basel premiere of Miami MoCAAD’s virtual reality art exhibition together with augmented and virtual reality experiences embody the 21st century spirit of Overtown. Nihil sapiente officia magnam aut ratione. Excepturi enim facilis eligendi. Et voluptatem a ratione e
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The Power of Documentary Storytelling

Michael Anderson

5X Suncoast Regional Emmy Award storyteller
In the Miami MoCAAD Exhibition Documentary, we embrace the power of storytelling, for within the realm of documentaries lies the extraordinary ability to illuminate the vibrant tapestry of the Black Diaspora. As we delve into the depths of life, career, and influences, we unravel the rich threads that have shaped our culture, and we embark on this transformative journey, crafting narratives that celebrate resilience, honor heritage, and inspire generations to come.
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Leveraging the Digital Advantage

Howard Herring

President and Chief Executive Officer New World Symphony, America's Orchestral Academy
Miami MoCAAD is using the digital advantage to gather and distribute the expression of artists from the African Diaspora.
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Miami MoCAAD’s Virtual Reality Museum: No Limitations of Time or Physical Boundaries

Douglas Fajardo

Founder & CEO, Xennial Digital
We hope the Virtual Reality Miami MoCAAD Museum serves as an example for the Arts and Entertainment world of how we can use immersive technologies to provide a new medium for artists to showcase their work without the limitations of time or physical boundaries.

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