Work of the Week: Critter

Written by: Emily Sabens, Public Relations Intern What is this creature? A bear? A dog? A hippopotamus? Researchers aren’t entirely sure what “Critter” represents. They do know, though, that it was made by the ancestors of the Bamana people. The Bamana live in Bankoni, located about six miles from the capital of Mali in Western Africa. …

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#5WomenArtists

Written by: Emily Sabens, Public Relations Intern In March of 2016, the National Museum of Women in the Arts launched a social media campaign in honor of Women’s History Month. They asked what seemed like a simple question: “Can you name five women artists off the top of your head?” But many were unable to––even those …

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Work of the Week: City Life

Written by: Taylor Henderson, Exhibition Design Intern In the following week Black History Month will be ending in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. Perhaps you and your friends have either done something this month to show solidarity or learned something new about African-American culture and iconic figures. Even going to see "Black Panther" in theaters …

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