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What We Do

DAC pledges to embrace and foster an inclusive and conducive business climate of respect for all peoples regardless of national origin, race, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental impairment.


  • Comprised of  individual arts, art organizations, arts supporters and enthusiasts

  • Acts as the voice for individual artists and arts organizations

  • Provides direct assistance to artists and arts organizations throughout South Florida 

  • DAC successfully operated the Artist’s Resource Center (June 2002 – July 2010)    

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Festival & Tribute Events
  • Black History Months Festivities
  • DAC Showcases at the Miami Dade County Fair & Expo
  • DAC Annual Membership Meeting/Elections/Workshop
  • National Jazz Month Observance/ Events
  • Black Music Month Events
  • DAC Summer Arts Tours & Workshops for children and adults
  • DAC Mid- Year Membership Meeting
  • DAC Annual Awards Gala & Fundraiser (established in 2007)
  • The Chief Sandrell Rivers Arts & Education Scholarship (established in 2010)
  • DAC Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
  • DAC Quarter Networking Events: “When Artist’s Meet” & “DAC NIGHT OUT”
  • DAC Members’ Enrichment, Development & Capacity Building Workshops
  • Joint marketing and advertising initiatives for artists of the African Diaspora and arts organizations
  • Promote and improve the network of facilities and venues
  • Coordinate services intended to increase the knowledge and appreciation of the contributions made by people of the African Diaspora to the American arts heritage.  This is achieved through education, marketing, advertising, performance, presentation and advocacy
  • Technical, professional and capacity building assistance including training for artists and arts organizations representing the culture  of the African Diaspora
  • Coordination and event management
  • Referrals/Consultations
  • Networking opportunities and information updates about grants and other resources.

Interested in becoming a DAC member? Lets Talk.​

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