KONGO across the WATERS, part of Africa Atlanta 2014

Event Details
  • Dates/Times:
    • Saturday May 17, 2014
      9:00 am
    • Sunday May 18, 2014 - Monday September 22, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday May 19, 2014 - Tuesday September 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday May 20, 2014 - Wednesday September 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday May 21, 2014 - Thursday September 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday May 22, 2014 - Friday September 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday May 23, 2014 - Saturday September 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday May 24, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday May 25, 2014 - Monday September 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday May 26, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday May 27, 2014 - Wednesday October 1, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday May 28, 2014 - Thursday October 2, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday May 29, 2014 - Friday October 3, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday May 30, 2014 - Saturday October 4, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday May 31, 2014 - Sunday October 5, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday June 1, 2014 - Monday October 6, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday June 2, 2014 - Tuesday October 7, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday June 3, 2014 - Wednesday October 8, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday June 4, 2014 - Thursday October 9, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday June 5, 2014 - Friday October 10, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday June 6, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday June 7, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday June 8, 2014 - Monday October 13, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday June 9, 2014 - Tuesday October 14, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday June 10, 2014 - Wednesday October 15, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday June 11, 2014 - Thursday October 16, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday June 12, 2014 - Friday October 17, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday June 13, 2014 - Saturday October 18, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday June 14, 2014 - Sunday October 19, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday June 15, 2014 - Monday October 20, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday June 16, 2014 - Tuesday October 21, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday June 17, 2014 - Wednesday October 22, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday June 18, 2014 - Thursday October 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday June 19, 2014 - Friday October 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday June 20, 2014 - Saturday October 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday June 21, 2014 - Sunday October 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday June 22, 2014 - Monday October 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday June 23, 2014 - Tuesday October 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday June 24, 2014 - Wednesday October 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday June 25, 2014 - Thursday October 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday June 26, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday June 27, 2014 - Saturday November 1, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday June 28, 2014 - Sunday November 2, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday June 29, 2014 - Monday November 3, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday June 30, 2014 - Tuesday November 4, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday July 1, 2014 - Wednesday November 5, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday July 2, 2014 - Thursday November 6, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday July 3, 2014 - Friday November 7, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday July 4, 2014 - Saturday November 8, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday July 5, 2014 - Sunday November 9, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday July 6, 2014 - Monday November 10, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday July 7, 2014 - Tuesday November 11, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday July 8, 2014 - Wednesday November 12, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday July 9, 2014 - Thursday November 13, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday July 10, 2014 - Friday November 14, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday July 11, 2014 - Saturday November 15, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday July 12, 2014 - Sunday November 16, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday July 13, 2014 - Monday November 17, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday July 14, 2014 - Tuesday November 18, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday July 15, 2014 - Wednesday November 19, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday July 16, 2014 - Thursday November 20, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday July 17, 2014 - Friday November 21, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday July 18, 2014 - Saturday November 22, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday July 19, 2014 - Sunday November 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday July 20, 2014 - Monday November 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday July 21, 2014 - Tuesday November 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday July 22, 2014 - Wednesday November 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday July 23, 2014 - Thursday November 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday July 24, 2014 - Friday November 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday July 25, 2014 - Saturday November 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday July 26, 2014 - Sunday November 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday July 27, 2014 - Monday December 1, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday July 28, 2014 - Tuesday December 2, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday July 29, 2014 - Wednesday December 3, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday July 30, 2014 - Thursday December 4, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday July 31, 2014 - Friday December 5, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday August 1, 2014 - Saturday December 6, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday August 2, 2014 - Sunday December 7, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday August 3, 2014 - Monday December 8, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday August 4, 2014 - Tuesday December 9, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday August 5, 2014 - Wednesday December 10, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday August 6, 2014 - Thursday December 11, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday August 7, 2014 - Friday December 12, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday August 8, 2014 - Saturday December 13, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday August 9, 2014 - Sunday December 14, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday August 10, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday August 11, 2014 - Tuesday December 16, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday August 12, 2014 - Wednesday December 17, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday August 13, 2014 - Thursday December 18, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday August 14, 2014 - Friday December 19, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday August 15, 2014 - Saturday December 20, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday August 16, 2014 - Sunday December 21, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday August 17, 2014 - Monday December 22, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday August 18, 2014 - Tuesday December 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday August 19, 2014 - Wednesday December 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday August 20, 2014 - Thursday December 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday August 21, 2014 - Friday December 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday August 22, 2014 - Saturday December 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday August 23, 2014 - Sunday December 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday August 24, 2014 - Monday December 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday August 25, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday August 26, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday August 27, 2014 - Thursday January 1, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday August 28, 2014 - Friday January 2, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday August 29, 2014 - Saturday January 3, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday August 30, 2014 - Sunday January 4, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday August 31, 2014 - Monday January 5, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday September 1, 2014 - Tuesday January 6, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday September 2, 2014 - Wednesday January 7, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday September 3, 2014 - Thursday January 8, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday September 4, 2014 - Friday January 9, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday September 5, 2014 - Saturday January 10, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday September 6, 2014 - Sunday January 11, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday September 7, 2014 - Monday January 12, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday September 8, 2014 - Tuesday January 13, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday September 9, 2014 - Wednesday January 14, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday September 10, 2014 - Thursday January 15, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday September 11, 2014 - Friday January 16, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday September 12, 2014 - Saturday January 17, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday September 13, 2014 - Sunday January 18, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday September 14, 2014 - Monday January 19, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Monday September 15, 2014 - Tuesday January 20, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Tuesday September 16, 2014 - Wednesday January 21, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday September 17, 2014 - Thursday January 22, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Thursday September 18, 2014 - Friday January 23, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Friday September 19, 2014 - Saturday January 24, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Saturday September 20, 2014 - Sunday January 25, 2015
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30307
  • Phone: (404) 865-7100
  • URL: http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Fee Varies
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Contact

deshawn.jenkins@iac.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This magnificent collection showcases art and artifacts from one of the world’s premier collections at the Royal Museum of Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium and collections across the U.S.

Full Summary: The inspiration and anchor for Africa Atlanta 2014KONGO across the WATERS will explore connections between the art and culture of the Kongo peoples of western Central Africa and African American art and culture in the United States. 

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Kongo across the Waters

Part of Africa Atlanta 2014

May 17 - September 21

This magnificent collection showcases art and artifacts from one of the world’s premier collections at the Royal Museum of Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium and collections across the U.S.

The inspiration and anchor for Africa Atlanta 2014KONGO across the WATERS will explore connections between the art and culture of the Kongo peoples of western Central Africa and African American art and culture in the United States. The exhibition will address cultural and artistic themes within Kongo culture, beginning with the ancient Kongo kingdom that encompassed parts of Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Republic of the Congo and Gabon. Themes will include the arts of leadership, religion, and daily life interpreted within historical, archaeological, linguistic, musicological, anthropological and art historical contexts.

KONGO across the WATERS is a collaborative project by the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida and the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium. The exhibition is organized by the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

www.africaatlanta.org

The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum

Hours
Mon - Sat:  9:00am - 4:45pm
Sunday:  Noon - 4:45pm

Related Links

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
No
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Arts @ Tech

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Arts and Performance
Keywords
Africa Atlanta 2014, Kongo across the Waters
Status
  • Created By: Rebecca Keane
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 24, 2014 - 11:52am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:22pm