Upcoming Arts Events

All the King's Men: Status and Power in Africa

Ornate tools of war and visually striking regalia are some of the objects on display that demonstrate how masculinity is emphasized in traditional African...

Shekere

Drums from Africa are so iconic that they are often used to represent musical traditions from across the continent. However, Africa is home to many...

Wooden Headrest

How do you get a good night's sleep? Everybody sleeps, but not all cultures have the same idea of how to sleep. Headrests are solid neck supports used to...

To Be Seen: Documenting the Art of the Ivory Coast

Vision is the defining feature of museums. Curators and designers strategically manipulate an object’s display to affect their visitors’ perception,...

Bead necklaces

Beads are worn by people around the world as personal adornment and are also used as decoration on clothing, masks, and many other objects. In this workshop,...

Adire cloth

Adire cloth is a beautiful indigo-dyed textile created by the Yoruba people of West Africa. In this workshop, participants will see adire examples from the...