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An Investigation Into African Art Objects at UMMA – What We’ve Found So Far

March 28, 2022

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An investigation into 11 objects of African art in UMMA’s collection has been unspooling online, allowing museum visitors and the public an unconventional first-hand look into how museums handle questions related to the ethical ownership of artworks. While still ongoing, the investigation has led to troves of documents from UMMA researchers as they work to uncover the deep histories of these objects. UMMA provides a summary of the research.

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