KONGO across the WATERS, part of Africa Atlanta 2014

Event Details
  • Dates/Times:
    • Saturday May 17, 2014 - Sunday May 18, 2014
      9:00 am - 8:59 am
    • Sunday May 18, 2014 - Tuesday September 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday May 19, 2014 - Wednesday September 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday May 20, 2014 - Thursday September 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday May 21, 2014 - Friday September 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday May 22, 2014 - Saturday September 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday May 23, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday May 24, 2014 - Monday September 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday May 25, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday May 26, 2014 - Wednesday October 1, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday May 27, 2014 - Thursday October 2, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday May 28, 2014 - Friday October 3, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday May 29, 2014 - Saturday October 4, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday May 30, 2014 - Sunday October 5, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday May 31, 2014 - Monday October 6, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday June 1, 2014 - Tuesday October 7, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday June 2, 2014 - Wednesday October 8, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday June 3, 2014 - Thursday October 9, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday June 4, 2014 - Friday October 10, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday June 5, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday June 6, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday June 7, 2014 - Monday October 13, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday June 8, 2014 - Tuesday October 14, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday June 9, 2014 - Wednesday October 15, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday June 10, 2014 - Thursday October 16, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday June 11, 2014 - Friday October 17, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday June 12, 2014 - Saturday October 18, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday June 13, 2014 - Sunday October 19, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday June 14, 2014 - Monday October 20, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday June 15, 2014 - Tuesday October 21, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday June 16, 2014 - Wednesday October 22, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday June 17, 2014 - Thursday October 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday June 18, 2014 - Friday October 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday June 19, 2014 - Saturday October 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday June 20, 2014 - Sunday October 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday June 21, 2014 - Monday October 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday June 22, 2014 - Tuesday October 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday June 23, 2014 - Wednesday October 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday June 24, 2014 - Thursday October 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday June 25, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday June 26, 2014 - Saturday November 1, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday June 27, 2014 - Sunday November 2, 2014
      9:00 am - 3:59 pm
    • Saturday June 28, 2014 - Monday November 3, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday June 29, 2014 - Tuesday November 4, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday June 30, 2014 - Wednesday November 5, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday July 1, 2014 - Thursday November 6, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday July 2, 2014 - Friday November 7, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday July 3, 2014 - Saturday November 8, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday July 4, 2014 - Sunday November 9, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday July 5, 2014 - Monday November 10, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday July 6, 2014 - Tuesday November 11, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday July 7, 2014 - Wednesday November 12, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday July 8, 2014 - Thursday November 13, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday July 9, 2014 - Friday November 14, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday July 10, 2014 - Saturday November 15, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday July 11, 2014 - Sunday November 16, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday July 12, 2014 - Monday November 17, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday July 13, 2014 - Tuesday November 18, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday July 14, 2014 - Wednesday November 19, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday July 15, 2014 - Thursday November 20, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday July 16, 2014 - Friday November 21, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday July 17, 2014 - Saturday November 22, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday July 18, 2014 - Sunday November 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday July 19, 2014 - Monday November 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday July 20, 2014 - Tuesday November 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday July 21, 2014 - Wednesday November 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday July 22, 2014 - Thursday November 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday July 23, 2014 - Friday November 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday July 24, 2014 - Saturday November 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday July 25, 2014 - Sunday November 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday July 26, 2014 - Monday December 1, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday July 27, 2014 - Tuesday December 2, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday July 28, 2014 - Wednesday December 3, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday July 29, 2014 - Thursday December 4, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday July 30, 2014 - Friday December 5, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday July 31, 2014 - Saturday December 6, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday August 1, 2014 - Sunday December 7, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday August 2, 2014 - Monday December 8, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday August 3, 2014 - Tuesday December 9, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday August 4, 2014 - Wednesday December 10, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday August 5, 2014 - Thursday December 11, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday August 6, 2014 - Friday December 12, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday August 7, 2014 - Saturday December 13, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday August 8, 2014 - Sunday December 14, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday August 9, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday August 10, 2014 - Tuesday December 16, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday August 11, 2014 - Wednesday December 17, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday August 12, 2014 - Thursday December 18, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday August 13, 2014 - Friday December 19, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday August 14, 2014 - Saturday December 20, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday August 15, 2014 - Sunday December 21, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday August 16, 2014 - Monday December 22, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday August 17, 2014 - Tuesday December 23, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday August 18, 2014 - Wednesday December 24, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday August 19, 2014 - Thursday December 25, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday August 20, 2014 - Friday December 26, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday August 21, 2014 - Saturday December 27, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday August 22, 2014 - Sunday December 28, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday August 23, 2014 - Monday December 29, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday August 24, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday August 25, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday August 26, 2014 - Thursday January 1, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday August 27, 2014 - Friday January 2, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday August 28, 2014 - Saturday January 3, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday August 29, 2014 - Sunday January 4, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday August 30, 2014 - Monday January 5, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday August 31, 2014 - Tuesday January 6, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday September 1, 2014 - Wednesday January 7, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday September 2, 2014 - Thursday January 8, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday September 3, 2014 - Friday January 9, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday September 4, 2014 - Saturday January 10, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday September 5, 2014 - Sunday January 11, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday September 6, 2014 - Monday January 12, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday September 7, 2014 - Tuesday January 13, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday September 8, 2014 - Wednesday January 14, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday September 9, 2014 - Thursday January 15, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday September 10, 2014 - Friday January 16, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday September 11, 2014 - Saturday January 17, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday September 12, 2014 - Sunday January 18, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday September 13, 2014 - Monday January 19, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Sunday September 14, 2014 - Tuesday January 20, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Monday September 15, 2014 - Wednesday January 21, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Tuesday September 16, 2014 - Thursday January 22, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Wednesday September 17, 2014 - Friday January 23, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Thursday September 18, 2014 - Saturday January 24, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Friday September 19, 2014 - Sunday January 25, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 pm
    • Saturday September 20, 2014 - Monday January 26, 2015
      9:00 am - 4:59 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, Georgia Tech Arts

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