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Monday, May 17, 2010

The African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the Present

ART EXHIBIT | OPEN UNTIL July 4, 2010

The African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the Present

The exhibition examines the history, culture, and art of Afro-Mexicans, beginning in the colonial era and continuing to the present day. Highlights of the exhibition include discussions of African slavery in Mexico and the hero/slave rebel Yanga; artifacts related to the traditions and popular culture of Afro-Mexicans; and paintings, masks, photography, and other works of art.


Location: Anacostia Community Museum
901 Fort Place SE | Washington DC 20020
For more information visit: www.anacostia.si.edu

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