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Upcoming Events

May 2018 Events

Black Family Reunion

Wednesday, May 2 BNAACC 3:30-6pm *Food is served at 4pm*

April 2018 Events

2018 Ebony Excellence Awards

Monday, April 30 210 Illini Union 4:30pm

Go to to nominate! Applications are due 4/26/18 at 11:59pm

March 2018 Events

Synthetic Biology: Curing Cancer with Black Girl Magic with Dr. Karmella Haynes

Dinner & Discussion, Thursday, March 1 Union Ballroom C 6pm

Lecture on Synthetic Biology, Friday, March 2 Beckman Institute Room 5602 4pm


February 2018 Events

BNAACC Loves You February 14, 2018

Paint & Sip from 4-6pm

Valentine's Day Mixer: Walking Tacos & Movies from 6-8

BNAACC Goes to Wakanda! Join us as we watch Black Panter

Sunday, February 18 at 1pm at BNAACC. Movie is at 2pm at the AMC Theatre

BNAACC is going to Wakanda Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2pm at the AMC Theatre in Champaign.
The Academy of African American Arts is the official Wakandian Ministry of Citizenry and everyone who signs up through this link will receive the official Wakandian Birth Certificate!
**This link does not buy your ticket. You will still need to do that. You can do so online at Fandango or in person (in-person tickets are not guaranteed).**
We look forward to seeing you Sunday at 1:10 at BNAACC (51 E. Gregory, Champaign) to ride over together. We will leave BNAACC at 1:35pm. If you need a ride, arrive at 1:00pm Sunday, 2/18/18.

We're now in Spring 2018! Contact Assistant Direct Ashley M. Davis at if you have any programming suggestions.