Makonde Art Museum - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Makonde Art Museum. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Lilanga Exhibition

    Lilanga Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-04-15 - 2015-08-31

    The Makonde artist Lilanga creates batik works, drawings, prints, and paintings, as well as sculptures. This exhibit focuses on Lilanga’s comical drawings of fairies. More »

  • poster for Fidelis Exhibition

    Fidelis Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2014-03-12 - 2014-08-31

    Born in the northern territory of Mozambique as a member of the Makonde people, Fidelis moved to Mtwara, Tanzania as a child and took up sculpture in 1972. Later moving to Dar es Salaam he began to pursue...More »

  • poster for Joakim Mpuika Exhibition

    Joakim Mpuika Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2008-06-28 - 2008-11-03
  • poster for Augustino Mwanga Exhibition

    Augustino Mwanga Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2008-02-16 - 2008-06-16

    Augustino is one of the major artists in Makonde sculpture, and he creates works related to fertility. He belongs to the Makonde tribe and started leaning half-abstract sculpture when he was 15 years old. Augustino...More »

  • poster for "Textiles from Congo" Exhibition

    "Textiles from Congo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Fashion
    • 2007-09-22 - 2008-01-27

    The exhibition introduces traditional textiles created in Congo (formerly Zaire) that are made from raffia and velvet grass. The raffia created by the Bushoong clan use leaves from the raffia palms and...More »

  • poster for "Representational Sculptures of the Makonde People" Exhibition

    "Representational Sculptures of the Makonde People" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2007-04-28 - 2007-09-09

    The exhibition will feature Makonde sculptures representing the Makonde people's agricultural life. People of the Makonde tribe originated from either Nigeria or Cameroon and they currently live in the...More »

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