About the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region

 

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Welcome

Welcome to the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, Inc!

AACCCR is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to educating, enriching, and empowering residents of the Capital Region through a variety of educational and cultural programs, activities, events and exhibits.  In line with AACCCR's mission, the Center welcomes all residents located not only within the Capital Region, but nationally and  internationally as well. 

AACCCR welcomes volunteers and all donations, join us as we build a strong and vibrant organization dedicated to empowering and transforming lives!

 

African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region

135 South Pearl Street

Albany, NY 12202

aaculturalcentercapregion@gmail

 

 

 

Upcoming & Past Events

Upcoming Events

SHUTTLE DOWN TO THE CULTURAL CENTER!

Beginning October 9, 2014, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District is offering free shuttle service to Downtown's Albany FreshConnect Farmer's Market. AACCCR is excited to announce that the shuttle will also stop at the cultural center's 135 South Pearl Street location!

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 Past Events 

OCTOBER 11, 2014 - DAMON STONE BLUES DANCE WORKSHOP

 

Albany Lindy and Blues is partnering with the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region to bring in Damon Stone for a day (and a half) of Blues workshops and history. You won't want to miss the Soul Food dinner, spoken word artists, and performers!Live Blues & Soul (and you know we can't resist a little funk!) in the evening with Infamous Sounds featuring Neeco Piper, Quinn Piper, and friends!Preregistration is now open at http://www.albanylindyandblues.com/abs/index.php, or you can pay at the door if none of the packages work for you.*

JULY 12, 2014 - FREE DANCE WORKSHOP

Please join AACCCR for a FREE, fun-filled Dance Work Out! This Saturday July 12, 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at African American Cultural Center! From Swing, Blues, Lindy, and Jazz, this Internationally-Known Instructor, Damon Stone, will have you dancing!

 

JUNE 22, 2014 - 10th Annual Albany's Juneteenth Celebration

Join in the fun for your entire family at the 10th Annual Albany's Juneteenth Celebration at Washing Park. This event is packed full of activities and is hosted by the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region and the City of Albany.

 

JUNE 6, 2014 - Life & Legacy of the Great Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Join us as we celebrate her life and legacy.