African Art: Power and Identity and Cash Crop

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  • African Art: Power and Identity and Cash Crop
    • Peninsula Fine Arts Center

      January 19 - April 28, 2019

      101 Museum Drive
      Newport News, VA 23606
    • Phone: 757-596-8175
      Highway Exit: 258A from I-64
      Website: Click here to visit us online

Description

The event commemorates the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans to Virginia with African artworks including textiles, masks, pottery, jewelry, and “Cash Crop,” a piece composed of 15 life-sized casts representing the 15 million African people brought to the New World.  

The event commemorates the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans to Virginia with African artworks including textiles, masks, pottery, jewelry, and “Cash Crop,” a piece composed of 15 life-sized casts representing the 15 million African people brought to the New World.