Our first event will honor Chris Mensah, founder of
a past premier institution for Black tattoo talent
founded in 2006 along DC's Black Broadway -
the historic U Street Corridor.
is a two-day experiential tattoo festival that
celebrates the renaissance of diasporic tattoo artistry
bringing together artists, instructors, scholars, and enthusiasts of the ancient art medicine in Washington, DC
In BTA'S CULTURE HUB
& Look Forward to More BTA With the Book | Docuseries | App
BLACK TATTOO ANTHOLOGY is
the only African-centered tattoo gathering of its kind
Come learn from trusted industry leaders in a fun and safe environment while connecting with your tribe.
Enjoy tattoo demonstrations, experiential artists, healers, and creative visionary-led workshops; tattoo brand activations
… and more!
Enjoy an all-access pass to the Culture Hub screening room
featuring conversations from Black Tattoo Culture book and docuseries - anchored in preserving, educating and celebrating diasporic tattoo artistry.
VIP will get you exclusive Q&A access with guest artists
On top of the live tattooing, film screenings, marketplace experience and gala,
we're adding master classes, portfolio reviews, 1-on-1s with artists ... and more!