A partial list of upcoming African, Asian, American Indian, Northwest Coast Indian and Oceanic
exhibitions from around the globe
I wanted to create a simple, organized, easy to access list that will hopefully be useful for collectors.
It's hard to keep on top of them all, but as I come across them I will post links and information to this page.
Museum and other exhibitions (I am working on a new list for 2007)
Dates
Exhibition Name
Presented by / Location
Details
September 13, 2005–May 7, 2006
The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Details
October 2, 2005 - April 2, 2006
The Discerning Eye: Art of East Africa From The
Collection Of Carl And Wilma Zabel
SMA Fathers Museum
Details
November 2, 2005 - March 26, 2006
West African Gold: Akan Regalia from the Glassell
Collection
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA
Details
November 5, 2005–April 30, 2007
Born of Clay: Ceramics from the National Museum of
the American Indian
National Museum of the American
Indian, New York, New York
Details
January 13 - April 2, 2006
Black Is a Color: African-American Art from the
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Mobile Museum of Art
Mobile, AL
Details
January 14th - April 9th, 2006
New Tribe: New York
National Museum of the American
Indian, New York, New York
Details
January 17 - July 8, 2006
Big Is Small
National Museum of African Art
Washington, Washington D.C.
Details
January 20 - April 16, 2006
Resonance from the Past: African Sculpture from the
New Orleans Museum of Art
Arkansas Arts Center
Little Rock, AR
Details
January 21 - April 2, 2006
Geometries
Hamill Gallery
Boston, MA
Details
January 27 - April 30, 2006
African Art, African Voices: Long Steps Never Broke a
Back
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Nashville, TN
Details
January 29-March 19, 2006
AFTERBURN
Willie Cole: Selected Works 1997-2004
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Details
February 1 - July 20, 2006
Another Modernity: Works On Paper By Uche Okeke
The Newark Museum
Newark, NJ
Details
February 3rd 2006 - January 2nd 2007
Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life
Along the North Pacific Coast
National Museum of the American
Indian, Washington D.C.
Details
February 5th - December 10, 2006
West African Ceramic Vessels
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Details
February 24 - May 7, 2006
Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in Contemporary
South African Art
The Contemporary Museum
Honolulu
Details
February 17 - April 15, 2006
At Arm's Lenght The Art of African Puppetry
World Financial Center, NY
Details
February 28 - September 24, 2006
The Fabric of Life: Ikat Textiles of Indonesia
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Details
Opens March 4th, 2006, Closes(?)
A Century of African American Art
from the Paul R. Jones Collection
Museum of the Rockies
Bozeman, MT
Details
March 16 - May 6, 2006
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Forgotten War
Stephen Cohen Gallery
Los Angeles, CA
Details
April 6 - June 4, 2006
Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African
Diaspora
Museum of the African Diaspora
San Francisco
Details
April 13 - May 31, 2006
Picasso and Africa
South African National Gallery
Cape Town
Details
April 24 - May 29, 2006
First American Art: The Charles and Valerie Diker
Collection of American Indian Art
National Museum of the American
Indian, New York
Details
May 14 - August 13, 2006
Resonance from the Past: African Sculpture from the
New Orleans Museum of Art
The Albuquerque Museum
Details
May 17 - November 26, 2006
West African Gold: Akan Regalia from the Glassell
Collection
National Museum of African Art
Washington, Washington D.C.
Details
May 27 - August 13, 2006
"Grave Matters : Art of Memory and Mourning"
Various media and various cultures
(
I will have some African objects in this exhibition!)
Loveland Art Museum,
Loveland, CO
Details
June 3, 2005 - June 3, 2010
Africa: Arts of a Continent
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Salt Lake City
Details
June 13 - September 10, 2006
Treasures of Sacred Maya Kings
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Details
September 23, 2006–September 23, 2008
Beauty Surrounds Us (Native American)
National Museum of the American
Indian, New York
Details
October 5, 2006 - January 28, 2007
Resonance from the Past: African Sculpture from the
New Orleans Museum of Art
National Museum of African Art.
Smithsonian Institution
Details
October 09, 2006 - January 5, 2007
Collectors Collect: Works from Denver Private
Collections
Mizel Museum, Denver, CO
Details
October 24, 2006–September 2, 2007
Coaxing the Spirits to Dance: Art of the Papuan Gulf
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Details
Fall 2006 (exact date to be announced)
Opening of the new African and Oceanic galleries in
the new Denver Art Museum expansion building
Denver Art Museum
Details
Ongoing
Virtual online exhibitions (various)
National Museum of African Art
Details
Online
Artists and Patrons in Traditional African Cultures
African Sculpture from the Gary Schulze Collection
(virtual tour)
Hosted online by Rand African Art
Details
Online
Virtual online exhibitions (various)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Details
Online
Adaaye Afrique:  
Roots and Branches of African Art (virtual tour)
Lee Rubinstein
Details
Online
Virtual tour of the African Art Collection at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from May '05
Rand African Art
Details
Online
Survival - Inuit Art (virtual tour)
Rand African Art
Details
Online
Chapungu: Custom and Legend, A Culture in Stone
(virtual tour)
Rand African Art
Details
Online
TO CATCH THE EYE & HOLD THE SPIRIT:
RITUAL AND PRESTIGE CONTAINERS FROM
WORLD CULTURES
Hosted online by Rand African Art
Details
Online
Facing the Mask
Museum for African Art
Details
Online
Various online current exhibitions from the National
Museum of the American Indian
National Museum of the American
Indian
Details
Online
Past exhibitions from the American Museum of Natural
History (various cultures)
American Museum of Natural
History
Details
Online
Totems to Turquoise (online exhibition with lots of
images)
American Museum of Natural
History
Details
Online
Past exhibitions from the National Museum of the
American Indian
National Museum of the American
Indian
Details
European Museum Guide
Link
Tribal Art Related Publications / Associations
Name
Description
Website
TRIBAL
The magazine of Tribal Art
http://www.tribalarts.com/
Hali
Carpets, textiles and Islamic art
http://www.hali.com/
African Arts
Plastic and graphic arts of Africa
http://www.international.ucla.edu/africa/africanarts/
American Indian Art Magazine
American Indian Art
http://www.aiamagazine.com/
The Douglas Society
Denver Art Museum Tribal Arts Support Group
www.douglassociety.org
Southwestern Association for Indian Arts
Home of the Santa Fe Indian Market
http://www.swaia.org/index_d.php
Institute of American Indian Arts
American Indian Arts association and museum
http://www.iaiancad.org/
Antique Tribal Arts Dealers of America
Tribal Art Dealers Association
http://www.atada.org/
I'll add more to this page as I come across it.

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