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North Carolina Museum of Art opens expanded African art gallery with more opportunities to learn and interact

On Friday, June 30, the North Carolina Museum of Art opens its new, expanded African art gallery. The 6,500-square-foot gallery, reinstalled on the entry level of the Museum?s East Building, is three times as large as the old gallery and features African creativity spanning 16 centuries. Highlights of the gallery include improved light control, a site-specific wall drawing by Nigerian-American artist Victor Ekpuk, a special North Carolina lender wall, and nearly twice as many works of art on view?including some that have not been on display in a decade.
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