About Us

The African American Forum is a non-profit arts and cultural organization based in Lexington, Kentucky. The organization is committed to presenting programs that celebrate the African American experience. Not only is the African American Forum involved in arts performances and events such as the African American Ball, it is also committed to giving back to the community through arts programming and outreach to inner city and rural elementary schools, opportunities for volunteer service, and collaborative efforts to address quality of life issues that impact the African American community.

For over twenty (20) years, the African American Forum has served the community and is now one of the largest African American arts and cultural organizations in the region. More importantly, the organization remains committed to its tradition of excellence in “Sharing the African American Experience!”