Event: AFRICA’S STRUGGLE FOR ITS ART: RECLAIMING A STOLEN HERITAGE
Organizer: SMITHSONIAN ASSOCIATES
Speakers: Bénédicte Savoy
Tickets: $25 (concessions may apply)
Date: May 31st 12:00pm Pacific Time (USA). Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: May 31st 12:00pm | ET: May 31st 3:00pm.
Europe - UK: May 31st 8:00pm | CET: May 31st 9:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Jun 1st 3:00am | AET: Jun 1st 5:00am.
"For decades, African nations have fought for the return of countless works of art stolen during the colonial era and placed in Western museums. Shortly after 1960, when 18 former colonies in Africa gained independence, a movement to pursue repatriation was spearheaded by African intellectual and political classes.
Drawing on her new book, Africa’s Struggle for Its Art, art historian Bénédicte Savoy reveals this largely unknown but deeply important history..."
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