Africa in Focus

Articles and videos that highlight The Met's engagement with Africa.

A rendering of a spacious, brightly-lit gallery displaying African art.

Introducing Africa in Focus

Max Hollein reflects on the Museum’s wide range of exhibitions, partnerships, and programs centered on African art.
Aerial view of a World Monuments Fund site.

Global Partnerships and Residencies

Learn more about collaborative initiatives and residencies.
Installation view of the exhibition "Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara.

Africa in Focus

Exhibitions that highlight The Met's engagement with Africa.
Cover of Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-fi and Fantasy Culture

Afrofuturism in the Stacks

Watson Library’s collection of Afrofuturist books

Angélique Kidjo, one of the most singular and extraordinary voices in international music, performs live at The Met.

Remixing the Future

The author and illustrator John Jennings discusses Seneca Village, Afrofuturism, and writing The Met's first graphic novella.

As part of the Annual Charles K. Wilkinson Lecture, join scholars in the fields of Egyptian, Islamic, and Ancient Near Eastern art for a thirty-minute Q and A to explore social, religious, and economic interconnections on the African continent and between Africans and their neighbors.

As part of the Annual Charles K. Wilkinson Lecture, join scholars in the fields of Egyptian, Islamic, and Ancient Near Eastern art to explore social, religious, and economic interconnections on the African continent and between Africans and their neighbors.

As part of the Annual Charles K. Wilkinson Lecture, join scholars in the fields of Egyptian, Islamic, and Ancient Near Eastern art to explore social, religious, and economic interconnections on the African continent and between Africans and their neighbors.

As part of the Annual Charles K. Wilkinson Lecture, join scholars in the fields of Egyptian, Islamic, and Ancient Near Eastern art to explore social, religious, and economic interconnections on the African continent and between Africans and their neighbors.

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