Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:00 pm–8:00 pm
By Invitation
Add to Calendar 2019-11-06 18:00:00 2019-11-06 20:00:00 Collecting African Art After the Sarr-Savoy Report 11/06/2019 06:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Visit a pop-up provenance project in the African gallery, followed by short presentations and a roundtable discussion on art and cultural patrimony in the wake of the Sarr-Savoy report on the restitution of African cultural heritage. Presentations include the report’s impact on the art market with Kathryn Gunsch, Teel Curator of African and Oceanic Art; the MFA’s approach to provenance and repatriation claims with Victoria Reed, Monica S. Sadler Curator for Provenance; and a discussion on the effect of the MFA collections on Boston’s Benin Diaspora community with Dr. Arese Carrington.

Event details, including date and time, are subject to change. A formal invitation will be sent to members via Paperless Post.

Exclusively for members of the Art of Africa and Oceania Curators Circle