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KAM Exhibit | World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor*; ADAA Foundation Curatorial Award and the Association of Art Museum Curators; College of Fine + Applied Arts Creative Research Award; Campus Research Board
Location
Krannert Art Museum
Date
Aug 31, 2017 - Mar 24, 2018   All Day
Contact
Julia Kelly
E-Mail
kam@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean will be the first major traveling exhibition dedicated to the arts of the Swahili coast and their historically deep, fluid, and enduring connections to eastern and central Africa and the port towns of the western Indian Ocean world. The exhibition will offer audiences an unprecedented opportunity to view over 100 artworks brought together from public and private collections in East Africa, Europe, Oman, and the United States.

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