Impact

Alena Museum provides a supportive space for members to draw from their rich cultural heritage to bring new ideas to market, giving teeth to the concept of cultural equality. 

EXHIBITS

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CULTURE OVER EVERYTHING

Culture Over Everything is a creative exhibit for Black cultural exploration! Its focus is on “Who we are ethnically, and who we are becoming. This exhibit is an attempt to spark discussion about the modern forces that are impacting Black Diasporic culture in negative and positive ways.

BLACK SPACE MATTERS

Alena Museum partook in a short video project, covering the impact of gentrification in Oakland today, from the lens of two Black entrepreneurs, as current space-holders in Oakland.West Oakland. Live jazz music before Marcus shared stories about his life and work. Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, Marcus eventually moved to Harlem where he found success as a chef and restauranteur.

COLLECTIVE MEMBERS

 

Hager Seven Asefaha

Conceptual Artist + Social Entrepreneur

Lance Colman 

Musician + Entrepreneur 

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Sasha Kelley

Artist + Producer + Director

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Sade Stevens

 Artist + Tech Entrepreneur

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Andre Jones

Muralist 

Obatala Mawusi

Writer + Director 

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Theo Hollingsworth, 

Writer + Producer + AD Tech Professional

Hugo Leanrdo  

Muralist + Graphic Design 


 

EVENTS