"Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria"

July 6, 2011

July 8-Jan. 16

Indianapolis Museum of Art

 With work dating from the ninth to the 15th century, this traveling show has been designed to reveal the depth of artistic achievement in the city-state that once existed in what is now southwestern Nigeria. More than 100 objects supplied by the Nigerian National Commission for Museums and Monuments offer representations of people and animals in a variety of media, including terra cotta, stone and metal. The opening party on July 7 includes live music. Details here.