NEWS and EVENTS
Special Programs in December 2016
Every Sunday in December, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Photo: V. Popović (MAA Archive)
GUIDED TOUR THROUGH
THE LATEST MAA EXHIBITION
“Images and Memories – the African Gourd
in MAA Collections“
(for all visitors)
CREATIVE WORKSHOP FOR KIDS
“The Gourd of Wisdom”
(for children age 4 to 12)
Every Sunday in December, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a guided tour through the latest exhibition Images and Memories – the African Gourd in MAA Collections will be organized for all museum visitors. Also on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Museum, a new series of creative workshops “The Calabash of Wisdom“ will be organized for kids age 4 to 12..
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AFRIKA: STUDIES IN ART AND CULTURE
Third issue of the journal AFRIKA – Studies in Art and Culture has been published. This is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published biannually by the Museum of African Art in Belgrade and accessible both online and as a printed publication. The journal aims at providing the academic community and the general public with recent research on the diverse creative expressions of Africa and the complex cultural and social processes in African countries and the diaspora, as well as the reception of African art and culture within specific European/Western frameworks.
This issue features scientific articles by authors affiliated with foreign and local museums and scientific research centres: Alex de Voogt, Jacklyn Grace Lacey, Rémy Jadinon, Marko Pišev, Ana Sladojević and Elizabeth M. Brooks. The papers deal with following topics: visitors’ interaction with the exhibition display at the New York Natural History Museum; examination of the musical practices in Gabon communities through the example of the sacred harp used for the secular music; polygyny and the complexity of the marital roles and relationships in contemporary African societies; new methodologies and technologies of digitisation in museums – the case of the Museum of African Art’s permanent display; visualization and experience of the Kibuki ritual in urban Zanzibar.
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SWAHILI • autumn language workshops
The Museum of African Art organizes the Swahili autumn language workshops on November and December guided by Galina Tudyk and Amosi Rwangaria.
After free promotional workshop (October 10th 2016), where participants had the opportunity to meet with teachers, working method and the first words in Swahili, the Museum of African Art announced the enrollment in the autumn Swahili - language workshops.
Autumn workshops lasts from November 5th to December 24th. The workshops are intended for beginners. Eventually, each student will be qualified for basic communication in Swahili.
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