About the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region

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

AACCCR is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting awareness to the history, contributions & culture of African Americans.

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Upcoming & Past Events

Upcoming Events


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 



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.*


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.


MARCH 27, 2014 - Jazz & Jewels

Spinoff Productions and Glennpeter Jewelers cordially invites you to a fundraiser event to benefit the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, Inc.

The event will be held at the Glennpeter Jewelers Diamond Centre on 1544 Central Avenue in Albany.