Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art

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Availability

Grass Roots toured September 2008–August 2013.

This exhibition has completed its tour and is no longer in circulation. These pages are included for archival reference only.

  • September 1–October 20, 2008 Magee-Greer Museum of Art
    Shawnee, OK
    booked
  • November 10, 2008–January 7, 2009 Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX
    booked
  • January 28–March 16, 2009 Estrella Mountain Community College
    Avondale, AZ
    booked
  • April 6–May 25, 2009 Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center
    Kansas City, MO
    booked
  • June 16–August 11, 2009 Mill Creek MetroParks
    Youngstown, OH
    booked
  • September 1–October 20, 2009 George Washington Carver Museum
    Austin, TX
    booked
  • November 10, 2009–January 7, 2010 Southeastern Oklahoma State University
    Durant, TX
    booked
  • January 28–March 16, 2010 Alexandria Black History Museum
    Alexandria, VA
    booked
  • April 6–August 16, 2010 Griot Museum of Black History & Culture
    St. Louis, MO
    booked
  • September 1–January 7, 2011 Coastal Discovery Museum
    Hilton Head Island, SC
    booked
  • January 28–March 16, 2011 Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council
    Texarkana, TX
    booked
  • April 6–May 25, 2011 St. George Art Museum
    St. George, UT
    booked
  • June 16–August 11, 2011 Refurbishment
    Kansas City, MO
    booked
  • September 1–October 20, 2011 State University of New York, Fredoinia
    Fredonia, NY
    booked
  • November 10, 2011–January 7, 2012 African American Heritage Museum of Southern Jersey
    Newtonville, NJ
    booked
  • January 28–March 16, 2012 Cape Fear Museum of History and Science
    Wilmington, NC
    booked
  • April 6–May 25, 2012 Dane G. Hansen Museum
    Logan, KS
    booked
  • June 16–August 11, 2012 Ellen Noel Art Museum
    Odessa, TX
    booked
  • September 1–October 20, 2012 Highland Community College
    Highland, KS
    booked
  • November 10, 2012–January 7, 2013 University of Mississippi
    Oxford, MS
    booked
  • January 28–March 16, 2013 Ursinus College
    Collegeville, PA
    booked
  • April 6–May 25, 2013 Boone County Museum and Galleries
    Columbia, MO
    booked
  • June 16–August 11, 2013 Bravos Valley Museum of Natural History
    Bryan, TX
    booked

Exhibition Details & Specifications

  • Curated By

    Enid Schildkrout and Dale Rosengarten

  • Organized By

    Museum for African Art, New York, NY
  • Content

    59 objects including baskets, basketry tools, historic rice artifacts and contemporary items, 14 panels with images and exhibition framework, six flip books and one video

  • Duration

    7-week display

  • Rental Fee

  • Grant

    $1000

  • Support

  • Shipping:

    The maximum out of pocket ship¬ping expense is $1,000. Exhibitor will coordinate with the M-AAA registrar for all outgoing common carrier transportation arrangements.

  • Security

    Limited

  • Square Feet

    2000

  • Number of Crates/Total Weight

    12/3,650

  • Insurance

    The exhibition is fully insured by M-AAA at no additional expense to you, both while installed and during transit.