Upcoming Events


ArtBall 2018

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Past Events


Beats of Africa

November 8, 2017

Shake off your Wednesday worries and join us for an evening of African music with DJ Aku, dancing and drink specials! 

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My Body, My Life Screening

September 17, 2017

To kick-off the United Nations General Assembly Week in New York City, we held a special screening of My Body, My Life. My Body, My Life is a short film that follows Abigail - a young Maasai girl as she undergoes Alternative Rites of Passage and escapes FGM.

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ArtBall 2017

May 6, 2017

ArtBall is our annual contemporary African art auction and event. Legendary artist El Anatsui was honored with the Rees Visionary Award. The night consisted of a silent auction via Artsy, a live auction, an award ceremony, music by DJ Alex Cruz and DJ Cuppy, a performance by Young Paris, food by Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam, and an open bar.

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ArtBall 2016

June 8, 2016

Hosted by award-winning writer, producer and news anchor Carol Jenkins, and curated by Atim Annette Oton, the Amref Health Africa ArtBall will honor acclaimed artist Wangechi Mutu with The Rees Humanitarian Award for her work celebrating and empowering African communities.

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