Recent Press Releases

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Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths (June 3–December 30, 2018)

Fiiman Tembe: Maroon Arts of Suriname (April 15–September 9, 2018)

Pelotas Oaxaqueñas / Oaxacan Ball Games: Photographs by Leopoldo Peña (January 28–July 15, 2018)

Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power (February 11–July 1, 2018)

Dining with Kings: Ceremony and Hospitality in the Cameroon Grassfields (December 17, 2017–April 8, 2018)

CAP UCLA presents That Bad Donato (Saturday December 2, 2017 at 8pm)

Live Mural Painting by Brazilian Artist Eder Muniz and LA-Based Collective RTN Crew (October 7, 2017)

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis (September 24, 2017–April 15, 2018)

Africa/Americas: Photographic Portraits by Pierre Verger (September 10, 2017–January 21, 2018)

Lineage through Landscape: Tracing Egun in Brazil by Fran Siegel (July 23–December 10, 2017)

Fowler Museum at UCLA receives $250K NEH Grant for Striking Iron: The Art of the African Blacksmith opening in June 2018

How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of Priests and Shamans from Vietnam and Southern China (July 30–December 21, 2017)

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg (January 29-August 6, 2017)

African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style (March 26–July 30, 2017)

Joli! A Fancy Masquerade from Sierra Leone (December 11, 2016–July 16, 2017)

Enduring Splendor: Jewelry of India’s Thar Desert (February 19–June 18, 2017)

Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón (October 2, 2016–February 12, 2017)