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GM-10331-74

CUNY Research Foundation (New York, NY 10036-8901)
Barbara Jackson (Project Director: April 1974 to present)

Culture and Adornment in Africa

To present cultural aspects of African adornment patterns in a two-way special exhibition at the Museum's People Center. A principal aim is to involve people who otherwise might not be attracted to the Museum. Showing how the arts function as an integral part of African social life encourages awareness of differing standards of value and contributes to an understanding of cultural differences.

Project fields:
African History

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$6,320 (approved)
$6,320 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1974 – 7/31/1975