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Medieval West Africa at the Gardner Museum on June 8

Gardner Museum 28 Pearl St, Gardner, MA

The presentation “Going for the Gold: Art and Trade in Medieval West Africa” will give an overview of some of the major traditions of West African sculpture from the 10th century CE to the 16th century, with beautiful examples of art from Nigeria (Igbo-Ukwu, Ife, and Benin Kingdom) and Mali (Djenne). Dr. Jean M. Borgatti, Fulbright Scholar (2002-2003, […]