Exhibit: A Glimpse of Africa

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A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent

This student-curated permanent exhibit demonstrates the remarkable amount of cultural diversity found in Africa by providing an in-depth examination of five ethnic groups: the Bamileke of Cameroon, the Baule of Cote d’Ivoire, the Kuba of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Tuareg of the western Sahara, and the Zulu of South Africa.  The exhibit showcases objects from each of these cultures selected from the MOA’s significant African collections.  In some cases, these are objects that have not been displayed in ten or more years.