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Treasures from the far-off shores of the Guinea Coast and other parts of Africa have recently washed up at the Yale University Art Gallery.

At the revivified Louis Kahn building, a new permanent gallery devoted to the arts of Africa opens, putting Yale African Art at the head of the class among university art museums.

Cameroon Art at QCC New exhibition Queensborough Community College unveiled a new art exhibit  titled "A Cameroon World," featuring a wide array of art and artifacts from the small central African country.

The Wabash College Art Department is pleased to present "The Wabash College Eiteljorg Collection of African Art: Art, Life, and Spirit in Africa" 


Harn Museum hosts variety of African art


read also :African Woman  "Images of Women in African Traditional Arts" Exhibit to Open on Jan. 12 2007

    related: University of Virginia Art Museum

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yale african artYALE UNIVERSITY AFRICAN ART; At Yale, Renovation Puts African Art in Spotlight


fowler inuitUCLA Fowler Museum presents

Fowler Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives

"Spanning centuries of multicultural creativity, this exhibition is the kind of art experience that might restore your faith in the sad old human comedy. How nice that the installation is on long-term view."
The New York Times, Oct. 1, 2006


Yale African Artafrican authenticity at Kent state


University Kahn Yale Art Gallery's Main Building Reopens

The numerous new acquisitions that will be on view throughout the Gallery include selections from one of the largest and most significant single gifts of art in the Gallery’s history—the exceptional Charles B. Benenson collection of African art. read Kahn Yale opening

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Sacred African tribal objects on display at California State University, Sacramento
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spurlock museum illinois- NimbaSpurlock Museum Illinois Where Animals Dance is a discussion of contemporary masquerading traditions of West Africa, featuring masks and related shrine artifacts focusing on the place of these traditions in belief, social structure, and daily life. The ethnicities being discussed include Bamana, Baga, Nuna, Toma, and Bobo. The exhibit also includes discussion of Ci-Wara complex, age sets, secret societies, and initiation practices. 

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Bill Van Siclen: African exhibit illuminates depths below the surface


Hofstra Museum Hempstead, New York, African Art donation from Sol Lewitt.

Cantor arts center at Stanford University. Baule statueChambers UCO Art exhibit highlights ancient African culture

Encased behind glass walls on the fourth floor of the Max Chambers Library (Edmond, Oklahoma) stands an African art exhibit that even the Smithsonian covets...

At the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas gallery is arranged by region: the Western Sudan, the Guinea Coast, the Equatorial Forest of Central Africa, and the Southern Savanna. The curator is Manuel A. Jordan. 
    related: African History - Congo expedition

UMFA-Arts of a Continent

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The Utah Museum of Fine Arts offers a stuning primitive-art exhibition

Harn Museum Florida

"Sense, Style, Presence: African Arts of Personal Adornment" on display through June 2006. Harn Museum of Art.

UMMA-World class African art collection donated to U-M Museum of Art Queensborough Community College African Art highlights from the Gallery's Permanent Collection 
DATE January 24, 2005 - January 31, 2006 
Opening of the permanent collection of African Art, a selection of traditional sculptures in various media from West Africa.

African-Headstones-USA JMU professor cites headstones in national forest in examining whether traditions survived intact. The engravings are from the Nsibidi sign system of Igbo

Art-out-of-Africa While other boys wanted to become fire fighters or astronauts, Lamp imagined himself traveling to the exciting and romanticized continent of which his missionary high school teachers spoke. BMA-african-art-curator BMA names Ky. professor to African art curator post Karen Milbourne, an assistant professor of African  art history at the University of Kentucky who has organized  exhibitions on the healing powers of African art and on the  political aspects of African-art studies, will step into her new post at the BMA Nov. 15.

Yale University GALLERY expands African Art with Mr.Lamp as curator


Loyola New-Orleans

Michigan Museum of Art


New Jersey

Lamp at Yale : Frederick Lamp Named First Curator of African Art at Yale Art Gallery

Art-out-of-Africa While other boys wanted to become fire fighters or astronauts, Lamp imagined himself traveling to the exciting and romanticized continent of which his missionary high school teachers spoke.


Belger Arts Kansas


Wisconsin-Elvehjem African art is Elvehjem 'niche' show,  but lack of space is problem

African Studies with links to all the African studies centers

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September 23, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - The refurbished Emison Art Center will serve as a home for the University's Shidzuo Iikubo Museum and its Arthur E. Klauser Asian and World Community Collection, a gallery for the Vandiver-Haimann Collection of African Art, curated exhibits from DePauw's permanent art collection, and touring exhibits and special exhibits from the Indiana Museum of Art, Indiana State Museum, Indiana Historical Society and other organizations. The Office of Media Relations is located at: Charter House, 300 E. Seminary St. Phone: (765) 658-4626

Friends of Ethnic Art was founded in 1974 to provide a focus in the San Fransisco Bay Area for interest in the traditional arts of the Americas, Africa and Oceania. It is a non-profit, educational, open-membership organization that offers slide lectures and other programs to expand knowledge and public awareness of human expression in these traditional native arts.

University Museums USA:

UMMA-Michigan-congo Basin: Masterworks of African Art  along the Congo River Basin. Guest curated by Michael Kan, is the first of three exhibitions devoted to exploring several different regions of the African continent.

Bareiss Family african art collection

Yale : GALLERY expands African Art

Ebony Museum Oakland

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