BCAF Voted as One of America's Best Art Festivals


San Francisco, CA – The Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation (NorcalMLK) is proud to announce that its Black & Brown Comix Arts Festival (BCAF) has been voted as one of the 10Best Art Festivals by readers of USA Today.

This prestigious recognition comes as BCAF celebrates its 10th anniversary, a significant milestone that underscores its growing impact and popularity.

BCAF, originally founded in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, has consistently showcased the talents and narratives of Black and Brown artists, offering a platform for creative expression that resonates with diverse audiences. Over the years, BCAF has evolved into a cultural phenomenon, drawing participants and attendees from across the nation to celebrate the intersection of art and activism.

The festival’s selection as one of the nation’s premier art festivals by USA Today’s readers is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of the many teams and volunteers who have contributed to its development. "It is extremely exciting to have BCAF recognized by national audiences," said Aaron Grizzell, Executive Director of NorcalMLK. "To be celebrated as one of the nation’s premier art festivals is a testament to the teams and volunteers that dedicate themselves to making BCAF better and better."

The recognition as one of the 10Best Art Festivals is not just a victory for BCAF but a celebration of the vibrant cultural heritage and creativity that the festival represents. This accolade from USA Today is expected to enhance BCAF’s visibility and encourage even greater participation and innovation in future events.

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