Afro-Atlantic Histories

Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building, Houston Tx

Oct 24 2021
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Jan 17 2022
Afro-Atlantic Histories

This fascinating, in-depth look at the legacy of the African diaspora gathers art and documents linked to Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe from the 17th to 21st century.

The MFAH presents the U.S. tour of Afro-Atlantic Histories, an unprecedented exhibition that explores the history and legacy of the transatlantic slave trade. The exhibition comprises more than 130 works of art and documents made in Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe across 500 years, from the 17th century to the 21st century.

Afro-Atlantic Histories dynamically juxtaposes works by artists from 24 countries, representing evolving perspectives across time and geography through major paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, photographs, time-based media art, and ephemera. The

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ADMISSION INFO

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 4, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • Dec 5, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sun)
  • Dec 8, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Dec 9, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Dec 10, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Dec 11, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • Dec 12, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sun)
  • Dec 15, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Dec 16, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Dec 17, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Dec 18, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • Dec 19, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sun)
  • Dec 22, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Dec 23, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Dec 24, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Dec 25, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • Dec 26, 2021 at 11:00 am (Sun)
  • Dec 29, 2021 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Dec 30, 2021 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Dec 31, 2021 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Jan 1, 2022 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • Jan 2, 2022 at 11:00 am (Sun)
  • Jan 5, 2022 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Jan 6, 2022 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Jan 7, 2022 at 11:00 am (Fri)
  • Jan 8, 2022 at 11:00 am (Sat)
  • Jan 9, 2022 at 11:00 am (Sun)
  • Jan 12, 2022 at 11:00 am (Wed)
  • Jan 13, 2022 at 11:00 am (Thu)
  • Jan 14, 2022 at 11:00 am (Fri)

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LOCATION

Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building

1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Tx 77005

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