The House of Afros. Capes & Curls Presents AfroCon 2022

October 7th-8th 2022

MCC Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology (CAET) Bldg. #24 32nd & Sorensen Parkway Omaha, NE 68111

AfroCon is a community building event that includes curated conversations about the issues and themes that impact Black lives and Black Futures; consumerism and economic development of the black dollar; nerd culture and vehicles for k-12 educational achievement. It is an opportunity to support an ethnically diverse range of independent artists and businesses with an emphasis on organizations led by people of color.  Most importantly AfroCon is a safe space for the celebration of nerd culture and black culture.

Click the links below to get involved!

Exhibitor Application

Panels & Workshops Application

Volunteer Application

Game/RPG Submission Form

The House of Afros, Capes & Curls is an organization whose goal is to connect people from diverse backgrounds and build a community based on a shared love of science fiction, fantasy, gaming, and Afrofuturism, while providing a safe space to explore the artistic literary and historic merits of geek culture.

Non Discrimination Policy: The House of Afros, Capes & Curls does not discriminate based on race, color, ethicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities.



The Schedule and Floorplan

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Featured Guests

Event Speakers

After Party Lineup

Upcoming Events

  • AfroCon 2022 – In person!
  • Steampunk Tea Party – June 18th 2022
  • Black to the Future Ball – November 2022

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Last time our tickets sold fast so don’t miss.

House of Afros, Capes & Curls University of Nebraska at Omaha 6001 Dodge St, CEC 219.13 Omaha, NE, 68182-0249