Diasporal Rhythms

Diasporal Rhythms

"Diasporal Rhythms seeks to build a passionate group of collectors engaged in actively collecting visual art created by contemporary artists of the African Diaspora as well as to expand the appreciation of those artists’ work."


The Diasporal Rhythms "Frame Drive" collected over 100 frames for the Art Department at King College Prep High School.  The school is creating a permanent art gallery at King that showcases the students’ creations. 



Collectors Membership Meeting




Our Artists, Our Collectors, Our Connections

Diasporal Rhythms has a new public Website

Please visit www.diasporalrhythms.org

Members’ information remains here, please SIGN IN


Payments will be accepted at the door.  Diasporal Rhythms accepts cash, checks and credit cards.

M.L. King H.S. Art Students Visit Chicago State University

The Board of Directors of Diasporal Rhythms selects D.E. Simmons as Executive Director.

A seasoned senior management executive, Simmons brings 20 years of corporate experience in strategic planning, project management implementation and organizational development to the organization.

Simmons has served as the Board Secretary/Event Chair since 2005 for DR. His art advocacy and leadership has been instrumental in expanding the organi-zations brand locally and nationally along with restructuring the annual Collectors' Home Tour as a premium Chicago event.  As he assumes the reigns the focus will be on the development of a multidisciplinary capitalization for art programing and expanded partnerships to support our mission and community based art education for collecting.  We work with an ever expanding group of constituents which include artists, members, youth, partner organizations and government officials.  D.E. has demonstrated his competency, depth and commitment in representing Diasporal Rhythms in each of these areas.  

Buy Tickets to ArtSmart Here

ArtSmart Sept 26th Event



A Ten-Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora 

 Diasporal Rhythms Memorabilia from the Anniversary

Purchase items by clicking on the SHOPPING tab above.


Celebratory Video and  Introduction to 2014 Home Collector Tour

Diasporal Rhythms-A Ten-Year Love Affair

Introduction to Diasporal Rhythms

Art Gathering: The Collector  - Patric McCoy's collection at Governors State University

"Legacy & Culture Covo #2 with Daniel T. Parker"



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Diasporal Rhythms
4301 South Ellis Avenue
Suite 207
Chicago, IL 60653



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