African Mankala

June 20, 1984 – October 7, 1984

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, 318 A St., NE Floor Plan

27 sculptured gameboards and 11 related objects depict the vital visual forms of Africa's popular game, mankala. Each mankala board is examined for its stylistic, cultural, historical, and regional significance. Some boards and instructions are installed in a special area to allow visitors to play the game.