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University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Edith A. Tonelli (Project Director: April 1978 to present)

Signs of Life: African Art and Culture

To provide a cultural context and interpretation for the African art objects to be displayed in a cooperative venture with the Peabody Museum of Harvard University. To select and install the works of art using large photo-murals, portable reading units, slides, tapes, and contemporary tools and clothing to create thematic groups. The ultimate goal is to extensively utilize a little known cultural resource of New England to provide a dramatic, powerful display of native African art.

Project fields:
African Studies

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1978 – 11/30/1978