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African Print Fabrics Inspiring Designers Across the Globe

Saving Mali’s Manuscripts

Gonçalo Mabunda’s Beautiful Sculpture from Decommissioned Weapons

Okayafrica Interview with Fab 5 Freddy

Artist Spotlight: Paul Sika

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Inspiration: Sembène!


Remembering Malick Sidibe

April 20th at 6pm ET

Watch a Live Conversation with Namibian President Hage Geingob, presider: TAC Managing Director Michelle Gavin

Over 40 historic publications now available to read free on our site.

Contemporary African Art in NYC – Spring 2016 Roundup

Recommended Podcast: Things Come Together — Truths about Tech in Africa

Blog Post: Voodoo Funk

Recommended Article: 12 Times African Women Have Already Made History In 2016

Recommended Video: Upfront – Reality Check: Africa is not a country

Recommended Article: Exploring a Century of Art From Congo

Fab 5 Freddy’s February Playlist

Meet Hadeel Ibrahim

Hadeel Ibrahim is the 30-year-old force of nature behind the Africa Center

Some Marched Their Own Way

Holland Cotter’s Favorite Art Events

The Africa Center’s Journey in N.Y.

Former Museum for African Art Celebrated Its Reinvention

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