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African UN Ambassadors come together for an evening of dialogue
African Festivals to give you the Travel Bug
A Celebration of Culture and Community
Kehinde Wiley’s Obama Portrait Commission
Who’s going to be at our Community Day on October 14?
“Top of the Mile” Community Day, October 14
Fall Roundup: African Art & Culture in NYC
Artist Spotlight: Tahir Karmali
Hip Deep in Nigeria: Afropop’s new series
Blogger Spotlight: Kenyan Current Affairs blog Owaahh
Entrepreneur Spotlight: Social Prefect tours in Nigeria
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns to NYC
African events for Immigrant Heritage Week
Board President Halima Dangote interviewed by CNBC Africa
Fly-Through of The Africa Center now online!
Blogger Spotlight: Kitchen Butterfly
Contemporary African Art in NYC: Winter Roundup 2017
Blogger Spotlight: African Book Addict!
Martin Luther King in Africa
Nelson Mandela’s heartbreaking prison letter, read by Common
American billionaire funds education for rescued Chibok girls
Congratulations to David Adjaye on his knighthood
African + African American = Pop Hits
Ibrahim El Salahi’s “Vision of the Tomb” included in exhibition at Haus der Kunst, Munich
Contemporary African Art in NYC: Fall 2016 Roundup
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Smashed it! The recently rediscovered painting of Princess Tutu sells at auction for over $1.6m. Big news for the African art market.
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Afropolitan sounds like: Young Paris
Mali’s Musician’s fighting back, with music!
Artist Spotlight: El Anatsui
From our Partners at Bechtel | Local Content Policies and Programs: An Enabler for Development and Growth in Africa
African Print Fabrics Inspiring Designers Across the Globe
Gonçalo Mabunda’s Beautiful Sculpture from Decommissioned Weapons
Saving Mali’s Manuscripts
Artist Spotlight: Paul Sika
Okayafrica Interview with Fab 5 Freddy
Remembering Malick Sidibe
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
Who’s going to be at the “Top of the Mile” at our Community Day?
October 9, 2017
The Africa Center’s Journey in N.Y.
Former Museum for African Art Celebrated Its Reinvention
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