About Us

Since 2006, we have been creating new works, developing artists, spotlighting teaching artists and educational opportunities, thereby providing a platform for Black artistic voices.


2021 in Review

Through 2021, The Mahogany Project (TMP) continued to weather the storm of the global pandemic. 

We hosted virtual artist conversations which you can view on the 'What's New' page

(ACES-Artists of Color Expo and We Out Here 2021).


2022 looks to be an exciting year as we plan in person performances. Keeping our fingers crossed!

Merri Ann Osborne, our Executive Director, when not producing events for TMP, continued working on projects as an actress and host of Sundaes Outside.

Check out the work she is doing at the links below.

We appreciate your ongoing support of artists from the African diaspora and look forward to presenting some exciting programming, workshops and conversations in the new year.

Fall 2021

Sundaes Outside



This fall, Merri Ann hosted a series of conversations & experiences for Sundaes Outside, a virtual program spotlighting diversity, equity and inclusion in the outdoors. Produced by Golden Bricks Productions, the program highlights different state parks, musical performances, shares outdoor tips, and showcases local art, businesses, and community leaders in the Black community. 

Sundaes Outside - Celebrating Black Activism and Outdoors


Sundaes Outside - A celebration of Black Women


Mission Statement

The Mahogany Project (TMP) is a collaborative arts organization whose mission is to support and develop established and emerging artists by producing and showcasing their work, thereby providing a platform for artistic voices from the African diaspora. Founded in 2006, we are proud to continue our mission of sharing stories and diverse perspectives of local and global Black experiences through multi-disciplinary art forms.

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Merri Ann Osborne

Executive Director


Explore our upcoming performances, as well as learn more about our past events.


Since 2006, The Mahogany Project has been honored to share the stage with these talented artists across all disciplines.

"The community has questions!"


The Talk

produced 2018

(Police Accountability)

Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec
Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec

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UPF 2017 Merri Ann Immigration
UPF 2017 Merri Ann Immigration

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Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec
Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec

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Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec
Urban Poverty Forum 2018 Mahogany Projec

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Blog Posts


Interested in volunteering with The Mahogany Project? As a small arts organization we deeply appreciate the support and contributions of our volunteer team. Whether it's helping usher, marketing support, spreading the word about our fundraising campaigns or artist support, you can make a difference in uplifting the voices and talent of African diasporic artists.

To get started please send us a message, requesting a volunteer application.

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