Purpose and Perfection: Pottery as a Woman's Art in Central Africa

January 15, 1992 – October 31, 1997

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

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

The Central African pottery collection of the museum is the focus of this new permanent exhibition. The magnificent forms and surfaces of pots built by women potters provide compelling proof of female artistry in Africa.

A video shows continuously within the exhibition.