Woyo peoples, Banana, Lower Congo, DRC, "Ndunga mask," early 20th century, collection RMCA Tervuren, EO.0.0.34579. Photo R. Asselberghs, RMCA Tervuren ©

Kongo across the Waters


Harn Museum of Art
October 22, 2013 - March 23, 2014  |  Gainesville, FL
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
May 15, 2014 - September 21, 2014  |  Atlanta, GA
Princeton University Art Museum
October 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015  |  Princeton, NJ
New Orleans Museum of Art
February 27, 2015 - May 25, 2015  |  New Orleans, LA

Co-organized by the Harn Museum of Art and the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium, the exhibition includes a broad range of media including sculpture, drawings, engravings, paintings, baskets, textiles, and musical instruments to illuminate the rich heritage of the Kongo peoples and to trace the transformations of Kongo cultural production from the colonial and post-colonial periods through the modern era.