SA'EY'AMA: The Power of Brass in the Kingdom of Benin
Benin's ancient bronze-casting techniques produced some of the most magnificent art of Africa, much of which was plundered by colonial powers. Yet bronze casters still work today in Benin City. Our exhibit, originally created by the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, is augmented by stunning Benin art, drawing on ancient inspiration and loaned from Bronze Kingdom, Orlando and private collections. The exhibit runs through Juneteenth.
Treasures from our Own Collection:
Fossils, rocks, vintage postcards , Native American pottery and more, seen for the first time in four decades, after years of storage at MOSI.