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Haunted by colonial past, Belgium’s Africa museum reopens after revamp


TERVUREN (AFP).- Belgium’s Africa Museum reopened on Saturday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical […]

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Black heritage museum, ‘crucible of creativity’, opens in Dakar


DAKAR (AFP).- A museum showcasing black heritage from the dawn of time to the modern era opened in the Senegalese […]

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Belgian king skips re-opening of ‘looted’ Africa museum


BRUSSELS (AFP).- The king of the Belgians will not attend the re-opening of his country’s notorious Africa Museum, for fear […]

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‘Oceania,’ Art of the Islands


The wonders of the Royal Academy’s “Oceania” exhibition begin with the evocation of a myriad islands, scattered over more than […]

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British Museum opens ‘Reimagining Captain Cook: Pacific Perspectives’


LONDON.- To mark the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s first voyage, the British Museum opened a new exhibition which re-examines […]

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‘Give Africa its art back’, Macron’s report says


A report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron will recommend the full restitution by French museums of works in their […]

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Met’s Leaders Move Ahead With Modern and Rockefeller Wings


When the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its wing devoted to Africa, Oceania and the Americas in 1982, the director, […]

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Heard Museum exhibits rare works by Henri Matisse and the Native Alaskan masks that inspired him


PHOENIX, AZ.- The Heard Museum, located in Phoenix, Ariz., announced the opening of Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic […]

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U-M exhibition challenges traditional understanding of African arts and cultures


ANN ARBOR, MICH.- More than ever in the age of globalization, ideas fluidly cross geographic, generational, and cultural boundaries. “Beyond […]

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Indigenous art comes first in Art Gallery of Ontario’s new Canadian galleries


Museum has made more space for First Nations and Inuit artists and labels are now written in indigenous languages Canada […]

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