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Museum for African Art

Category: Arts + Monuments + Museums

36-01 43rd Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011


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Museum for African Art - Reviews from across the web

Museum for African Art | Museum/Attraction Review | New York City | Frommers.com - expert review
This captivating museum is a leading organizer of temporary -- and usually excellent -- exhibits dedicated to historic and contemporary African art and culture. In September 2002, the museum moved out of its old SoHo space and into a long-term te...

Museum for African Art, New York City
There are two floors of galleries in the museum divided up into several rooms. Even though the space is narrow, it is fairly long, and contains a substantial collection of artifacts. The lighting creates eerie shadows of the pieces on the white walls in the upstairs gallery. The exhibits here offer ...

Kinara-Making with Museum for African Art - New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Celebrate the holidays with the Museum for African Art and Central Park's Dana Discovery Center! In this workshop, participants will construct their own Kwanzaa candle holder, called a kinara, using rolled colored paper. The Museum for African Art teachers will shed light on the symbolism of kinaras...

Museum for African Art: About Us
Since its founding in 1984, the Museum has brought new awareness to millions of visitors in New York and around the world. The Museum has produced over 50 widely-acclaimed exhibitions and catalogues exploring aspects of Africa's rich artistic traditional and cultural heritage. Since its inception, t...

Museum for African Art
The only museum dedicated to African art in New York City, the Museum for African Art is planning to relocate to a new building in Manhattan. While still based in Sunnyside, Queens, the Museum has curtailed its exhibits. Only offices and a gift shop are currently open. The Museum continues to stage ...

Museum for African Art | NYCkidsARTS - New York City's cultural guide for kids
The museum's broad scope and lively educational approach celebrate the rich culture of Africa. From the telling of African folktales to movement workshops to classes in how to make protective amulets, the museum reaches out to children and families with its weekend and after-school activities. Famil...

progressive reactionary: the museum for african art: an architectural retreat
The Tschumi design was very simple, actually: a sinuous wood-clad volume housing gallery space, lifted above the ground to provide public space below, and topped by a roof garden. Tschumi's tongue-in-cheek solution to New York's stringent street-wall requirements along this prominent stretch of Fift...

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