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Exhibition

The African Origin of Civilization

December 14, 2021 – Ongoing

Now on view at The Met Fifth Avenue , 136
Free with Museum admission

These pairings are part of The African Origin of Civilization initiative.

Ways of the Cross in Africa

Medieval Art, Gallery 304



Maestà/Mɔgɔbaya/Majesty

European Paintings, Gallery 601


Lineages of Knowledge

European Paintings, Gallery 601


Soulful Elegance

The Robert Lehman Collection, Galleries 957 and 964


Islam’s Deep History in West Africa

Islamic Art, Galleries 455 and 456


From Bondage to Liberation

The American Wing, Gallery 753


Inventing Environments

Modern & Contemporary, Gallery 828


Power and Precious Matter

Arms and Armor, Gallery 376


Africa and Europe: The Dawn of Atlantic Trade and Its Imperial Aftermath

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Gallery 550


Africa and Europe: The Dawn of Atlantic Trade and Its Imperial Aftermath

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Gallery 550


Music and Memory

Musical Instruments, Gallery 681



Plan Your Visit

Dates
December 14, 2021 – Ongoing
Free with Museum admission
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