Friday Tour of the African Collection at the Neuberger Museum
Among the splendid objects on view from the collection are a Ci-Wara headdress from the Bamana peoples in Mali, a Bangwa commemorative female figure from Cameroon recently attributed to the carver Ateu Atsa and a Dan figure from Liberia/Côte d’Ivoire attributed to the famous carver Zlan, a stylistically delicate janus-face Mende mask from Sierra Leone, a Tsogo/Lumbo harp, among the only anthropomorphic harp known so far in an American museum, and a large figure from the Bembe peoples (Congo) generally recognized for their artistic mastery in miniature.
Take a guided tour on Fri. Sept. 28, 2:00-2:30pm and Sat. Sept. 29, 12:15-12:45pm.
Space limited: first come, first serve