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How, When, and Why African Art Came to New York: A Conversation

Explore the complex circumstances surrounding the reception of African art by writers, intellectuals, and artists such as Charles Sheeler in New York during the 1910s and 1920s.

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Free with Museum admission

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

Gain insight into the Museum, its exhibitions, and its projects through engaging afternoon programs organized around specific themes.

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.