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Fresno County Office of Education hosts “An Evening with Bernard & Shirley Kinsey” Education Summit – Monday, February 13th

San Diego County Office of Education’s African American Achievement Summit – 2/3/17

San Bernardino County Office of Education’s African American Task Force Community Event – Saturday, January 21st

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The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection exhibit Hong Kong press coverage!

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Our first international exhibit at the University of Hong Kong Museum and Gallery is being met with incredible energy and visitorship! Please find articles and features from some of Hong Kong’s largest news outlets below.


8 must-see art exhibitions in Hong Kong this January


South China Morning Post – Hong Kong Treated to Rare Collection of African American Art and History


Hong Kong Free Press – African American Art Exhibition Depicts the Merits of Diversity


Black American Treasures from turbulent times go on show in Hong Kong


Morning Call with Jonathan Douglass

The Kinsey Collection Educational Initiative visits Imperial Valley, California 10/25 & 10/26/2016



In our mission to increase how American history is taught in California schools, we will be visiting the Imperial Valley School District at the invitation of the Imperial Valley County Office of Education for two events on October 25th and 26th, 2016. Deputy Superintendent Amanda Brooke and her amazing colleagues are working closely¬†with us on the development of the Kinsey Collection classroom curriculum, and we couldn’t be happier to have them on the team. We look forward to meeting the parents and educators of Imperial Valley, for what promises to be two impactful events.

Tuesday 10/25/2016 – 6:00PM
Southwest High School-Jimmy Cannon Theater
2001 Ocotillo Drive
El Centro, CA 92243

Wednesday 10/26/2016 – 8:00AM-1:00PM
Imperial Palms Resort
2050 Country Club Drive
Holtville, CA 92250

The Kinsey Collection makes it’s international debut at The University of Hong Kong Museum December 8th, 2016 – February 26th, 2017

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The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection makes it’s international debut at the Hong Kong Kong University Museum and Gallery on December 8th, 2016 and will be on display through February 26th, 2017.

Learn more about the museum HERE

2/10/16 – College Magazine gets Bernard Kinsey’s thoughts on Black History Month


Maxwell Dietz and College Magazine caught up to Bernard Kinsey to get his thoughts on the pros and cons of “Black History Month”.

Check out the interview here

2/9/16 – Part 1 of WCTV’s 5 Part Feature on The Kinsey Collection at FAMU


Special thanks to WCTV in Tallahassee, for their partnership in highlighting the African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection exhibit at FAMU, presented by Toyota, and our 3 generations of family ties to the university.

View the feature and article here

2/1/16 – FAMU’s School of Journalism and the Tallahassee Democrat team up to highlight Kinsey Collection objects every day in February


Florida A&M University and the Tallahassee Democrat have teamed up in celebration of Black History Month, and the African American Treasures from The Kinsey Collection exhibit, Presented by Toyota now on display at FAMU. Each day in February, the Democrat is highlighting a different object from the collection, written by student’s of FAMU’s School of Journalism. We are excited about this partnership, as it not only highlights the exhibit, but helps to strengthen the relationship between FAMU and the Democrat, and most importantly gives our students a great platform to hone their skills.

You can view the features by visiting

1/15/16 – The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection opens in Santa Cruz, CA on February 26th!

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Calling all Californians! Our banner exhibit is on the road again and coming back to California! On Friday, February 26th we will open at the wonderful Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Santa Cruz is a beautiful and progressive town and we are extremely excited to share the exhibit with the coastal community and surrounding areas.

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection
February 26th – May 22nd, 2016

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History
705 Front Street
Downtown Santa Cruz, CA