Last Exhibit at Museum of African Art on Capitol Hill

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The Museum of African Art launches its last exhibit on Capitol Hill, "A Human Ideal in African Art/Bamana Figurative Sculpture." When the show closes on June 15, the museum will be closed and the collection and staff moved to the Quadrangle, to reopen in June 1987.


  • Human Ideal in African Art: Bamana Figurative Sculpture, A (Exhibition)
  • Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," April 1986, p. 2.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


April 30, 1986


  • Art, African
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex

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