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Western Africa Before the Boats

February 11, 2014

Western Africa Before the Boats.   This exhibit explores what life was like in Africa before the slave trade began, approximately 1500-1650 AD. Topics include land and climates, food, art, music, and religious traditions.

A lecture and programming series will be offered in Burlington, Cedar rapids, Davenport, Des moines, Dubuque, Fort Dodge, Keokuk, Mason City, Muscatine, Ottumwa, and Waterloo.

Please visit the website for more details: http://www.blac​​its/whats-new/

Funded grant program of Humanities Iowa.  Humanities Iowa is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information regarding this event:

Contact: African American Museum of Iowa Phone: (319) 862-2101
African American Museum of Iowa
55 12th Avenue, SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
United States
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