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Hofstra University Museum
  • Romare Bearden: Storyteller | January 23 – August 17, 2018 | Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • Andy Warhol

AFRICA: Sub-Saharan Diversity

Through August 12, 2016
Emily Lowe Gallery


Drawn exclusively from the Museum's Collections, this dynamic exhibition exemplifies the rich diversity of cultures across West and Central Africa.  Themes of protection, prestige, and masquerade are illustrated through selected masks, weapons, sculptures, and jewelry from 25 ethnic cultures.

Click here for more information about the works in this exhibition on the Museum's eHive web-based collections database.

Additional exhibition funding has been provided by New York Community Bank Foundation. 

This exhibition is also made possible with funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Gallery Location and Hours

Emily Lowe Gallery, Behind Lowe Hall, South Campus

Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, Noon - 4 p.m.

Summer Hours (May 17 - August 12, 2016)
Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, Helmet Mask

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba peoples, Helmet Mask (Bwoom), 19th-20th Century, Hofstra University Museum Collections, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sol Levitt, HU96.56

Related Programs:

Exhibition Reception
Thursday, February 11, 2016
4:30-6:30 p.m.*
Free admission. Light refreshments.

*For Museum Members ONLY: Special Preview and Collections Tour begins at 4 p.m.

Second Saturdays at the HUM: Layer It!
Saturday, March 12, 2016
1:30 - 2:30 pm
$5 per child when pre-paid; $7 per child day of program.

Second Saturdays at the HUM: Imagine It!
Saturday, April 9, 2016
1:30 - 2:30 pm
$5 per child when pre-paid; $7 per child day of program.

For more information or to register for Museum events please call (516) 463-5672 or click here.


  • Romare Bearden: Storyteller | January 23 – August 17, 2018 | Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • Andy Warhol