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Clay—Modeling African Design

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

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Clay—Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history.

Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. A selection of more than 50 works on loan from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, including those by newly discovered Nigerian artist Alice Osayewe, are shown alongside works from the Harvard Art Museums permanent collections, such as contemporary

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Important: Advance reservations are required.

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Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes

Dates and Times

Thu, Dec 2, 2021

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Fri, Dec 3, 2021

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Sat, Dec 4, 2021

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Sun, Dec 5, 2021

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Tue, Dec 7, 2021

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums