Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)
1000 Fifth Avenue

The art of the peoples of sub-Saharan Africa, the Pacific Islands, and North, Central, and South America are overseen by a single curatorial department at the Metropolitan. More than 11,000 works of art of varied materials and types represent at leas... more

The art of the peoples of sub-Saharan Africa, the Pacific Islands, and North, Central, and South America are overseen by a single curatorial department at the Metropolitan. More than 11,000 works of art of varied materials and types represent at least four millennia of greatly diverse cultural traditions. The department's holdings range from ritual sculpture and monuments of wood and stone to gold and silver ornaments, masks, costumes, and other textiles. At one end of the department's vast chronological range are archaeological American objects from 2000 B.C.E.; at the other are African and Pacific works from our own time. Strengths of the collection include decorative and ceremonial objects from the Court of Benin in Nigeria; sculpture from West and Central Africa; sculpture in wood from New Guinea and the island groups of Melanesia and Polynesia; and objects of gold, ceramic, and stone from the Precolumbian cultures of Mexico and Central and South America.


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Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
05/25/2019 09:30 AM
Sat, May 25
9:30AM
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1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
05/26/2019 09:30 AM
Sun, May 26
9:30AM
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1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
05/28/2019 09:30 AM
Tue, May 28
9:30AM
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1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
05/29/2019 09:30 AM
Wed, May 29
9:30AM
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1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
05/30/2019 09:30 AM
Thu, May 30
9:30AM
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1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
06/01/2019 09:30 AM
Sat, June 01
9:30AM
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1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
06/02/2019 09:30 AM
Sun, June 02
9:30AM
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1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198
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Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)

1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
(212) 535-7710

Schedule

May 25, Saturday 9:30AM
May 26, Sunday 9:30AM
May 28, Tuesday 9:30AM
May 29, Wednesday 9:30AM
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