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'Africa in Context': SD Mesa College World Art Permanent Collection

Every week from January 30, 2023 until February 23, 2023.
Monday: 12 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 12 PM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 12 PM - 5 PM
Thursday: 12 PM - 5 PM
San Diego Mesa College: Art Gallery
Reception: 4-7 p.m. Feb. 9 with free parking in Lot #1.

From the gallery:
Join us for a stirring presentation of African art to celebrate Black History Month. Thoughtfully curated by Dr. Denise Rogers, Africa in Context features visually stunning, historically significant objects from the San Diego Mesa College World Art Permanent Collection. Visitors to the exhibition will experience artworks from a range of African countries and regions including Ghana, Mali, Yoruba, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, among others. Themes related to feminine power, ancestry, healing, and mourning are among the universally relevant concepts evoked by these pieces. The San Diego Mesa College art gallery team working with student assistants, Museum Studies program graduates and local artists have created dynamic, multi-media reconstructed environments within the expansive gallery space that replicate the ritual and cultural context of the objects on view.

For more information, visit here.

Reception and events:
There will be a reception on Thursday, February 9 with light refreshments. A lecture and discussion “Spirituality and Feminine Power in African Art” by Dr. Denise Rogers will take place on Tuesday, February 14, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm in the gallery.

Gallery hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 12-5 p.m., or by appointment. Closed weekends.

For parking and contact details go here.

Related links:
San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery on Instagram

San Diego Mesa College: Art Gallery

7250 Mesa College Dr.
San Diego, California 92111

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