Weekend Tours: Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley

The Benue River Valley is the source of some of the most abstract, dramatic, and inventive art works in sub-Saharan Africa. This exhibition, organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA, is the first major view of the spectacular sculpture, ceramic objects and video material representing the major artistic genres defining the Lower, Middle, and Upper sub-regions of the Benue River Valley, starting at its confluence with the Niger River and following eastward to its upper reaches around the Gongola River, its major tributary. 

When:
Ongoing every weekend (Sat, Sun) from May 19, 2012 through October 14, 2012. 2:00 PM.
Approximate duration of 1.0 hour(s).
Where:
Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive (Map)
Audience:
General Public
Faculty/Staff
Students
Alumni/Friends
Members
Tags:
Arts
International
Tour
Contact:
723-4177
Admission:

Tours every Thursday at 12:15 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm.  Tours do not require a reservation. Call 723-3469 for large groups. Groups meet in the Rodin Rotunda. Admission is free.

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