African Elegance

An African art exhibition fueled with the intention to promote pride and prominence toward the ancestry and heritage of New Orleanians through grace and craftsmanship. It features jewelry, royal possessions, and prestige objects from the Democratic Republic of Congo that have been selected  from the Southern University at New Orleans African Art Collection by Master’s of Arts College of Museum Studies degree candidate Michael Brown. The exhibition will be on display in the
African-American Resource Center, located on the second floor, in the City of New Orleans Main Public Library, 291 Loyola Ave. from July 18, 2012 to mid October 2012.

* Two features of this exhibition are the MUKENGA MASK and the  KUBA CUP.


Object: Cup/Goblet
Country:Democratic Republic of Congo
Date:13th-14th Century
Collection:Southern University at New Orleans Bertrand Collection of African Art

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