Upcoming Events


TCS New York City Marathon

November 4, 2018

Want to run the biggest marathon in the world?  Join Team Amref and you'll get guaranteed entry to the TCS New York City Marathon. Skip the drawing and sign up for the team today!

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Past Events


Africa Beats

July 24, 2018

Our first benefit concert! Africa Beats featured special performances by Young Paris, Jojo Abot, DJ Buka and Afrobeats Dance NYC. The night was emceed by Young Prince and took place at Brooklyn Bowl.

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ArtBall 2018

April 28, 2018

The third annual ArtBall honored artist Toyin Ojih Odutola with the Rees Visionary Award, presented by Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. 

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Africa Rising

April 18, 2018

We are proud to present Africa Rising: The Ascent of Contemporary African Art, and Beyond - a panel discussion at A/D/O that will explore the increasing influence of Contemporary African art within the art world and beyond. 

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Beats of Africa II

February 28, 2018

Join us for another night of dancing and drink specials featuring DJ TAO.

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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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