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Logo of the “Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures” exhibition.

Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures

Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures explores the past, present, and future of this dynamic concept in an exhibition that features the various people, unique themes and radical artistry that have given voice to it. Featuring hundreds of objects and images with several multimedia displays, this exhibition explores the history of Afrofuturist expression and culture through literature, music, art, film, fashion, activism and more.

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Image credit: National Museum of African American History & Culture

Selected Exhibits and Collections

Civil Rights 44Hide All

Culture & Folklife 53Hide All

Music & Performing Arts 22Hide All

Social Media 17Hide All


Slavery and Emancipation 22Hide All

Resource Guides (Library of Congress) 34Hide All