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Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora

October 11 – December 9, 2016

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To the musician, a resonant object is an instrument that picks up on the right frequencies and produces the most melodious sound.  To the museum-goer, a resonant object is an artifact that can evoke complex worlds of culture and history.  This exhibit explores how these two definitions fit together in a display of African musical instruments.