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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.

Mahogany Project at ACES 2023

May 20-21st, 2023

The Artists of Color Expo and Symposium is a BIPOC-led, community-curated program featuring art exhibits, live performances, presentations, workshops, film screenings, artist talks, artist opportunity tables and art market.


Support artists at the following workshops and events produced and co-produced by the Mahogany Project.


Artists featured include: Khadijah Jordan, Miles Irwin, Mujale Chisebuka, Armani Jones, Issiah Harris, Chino Gonzales, AshaAung Helmstetter, Bernie Hall and Merri Ann Osborne (Executive Director/Mahogany Project).


Schedule of Events

Saturday Morning Cartoons
May 20th @ 1:15pm - Pratt Fine Arts Center
1902 S. Main  Street, Seattle, WA 98144

Play Time: an Arts Game Show
May 21st @ Noon - Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Theatre
104 -17th Ave. South,  Street, Seattle, WA 98144

Storytelling Through the Art of Collage
May 21st @ 3:15pm - Pratt Fine Arts Center
1902 S. Main  Street, Seattle, WA 98144
ACES is FREE to attend, with a suggested donation of $10.
ASL interpreters are available on-site and via Zoom.
Free childcare is provided on-site.
ACES is presented by Shunpike

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)


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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