The Amistad Center for Art & Culture founded in 1987 is a not-for-profit cultural arts organization, which owns a vital collection of 6000 items including art, artifacts and popular culture objects that document the experience, expressions and history of people of African descent. The Amistad Center for Art & Culture is housed at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut. It is an independently incorporated 501 (c) 3 organization.
We celebrate art and culture influenced by people of African descent
through education, scholarship and social experiences.
Minds are opened, lives are changed.