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Museum for African Art (Long Island City, NY 10029-8405)
Enid Shildkrout (Project Director: February 2009 to November 2013)
Philip Conte (Project Director: November 2013 to April 2016)

America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants
Public Programs

$350,000 (approved)
$195,171 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2009 – 6/30/2015


Implementation of a traveling exhibition and a publication on the art and masquerades of the Dogon people of Mali.

"Dogon Now" is a traveling exhibtion of the art and masquerades of the Dogon people of Mali, 5,000 square feet in size, featuring approximately 100 objects and using video and photographs to immerse audiences in the experience of Dogon masquerades from a variety of viewpoints. It will open at the Museum for African Art in New York in mid-2011, travel to two or three other venues in North America, two in Europe, and close atthe National Museum of Mali in 2013. There will be an accompanying catalogue, 200 pages, full color illustrations.