African Mosaic: Selections from the Permanent Collection

November 19, 2010 – Indefinitely

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

A towering and visually striking sculpture of Haitian leader Toussaint Louverture by contemporary Senegalese artist Ousmane Sow is the centerpiece of an exhibition of important acquisitions of the past decade at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art. This exhibition showcases museum purchases and gifts and provides a glimpse into the collecting opportunities and decisions that exist for art museums.