The archaeological site of Panga ya Saidi, in Kenya, which is about 78,000 years old, is the only site in eastern Africa that allowed researchers to document for the first time, the periods ranging from the Middle Stone Age to the Late Stone Age.
Filled with joie de vivre, the internal world of Dutch-born artist Carla Kranendonk is brought to life through the women of colour on canvas which serve to highlight independence, empowerment and pure African beauty
The world-famous throwing of the beads, millions of pounds of beads every year, brings out millions of people worldwide for the Mardi Gras Festival and other pomp and grandeur.
Ostrich eggshell beads suggest the long-distance network was established by 33,000 years ago
A history of beads and African hair jewelry told through the unforgettable story of Baroness Floella Benjamin.
To complement the wedding look, Nigerian brides use traditional and stylish accessories. They are often handmade which adds a feeling of love and true care to their look and wedding atmosphere. These designs look overwhelming and unique but one still needs to pay some attention to the colour, size, style, material, and design. The variety of choices is unimaginably great, so we would like to share some photos of the most popular beads designs for the special day of your life. So, what are the latest Nigerian traditional wedding beads?
In 2003, Kenya’s famous pan-African gallery, African Heritage, co-founded by Alan Donovan and former Vice-President Joseph Murumbi, closed down its 51 outlets worldwide and suspended its shows highlighting African culture, textiles and fashions through Kenya’s African Heritage Festival that had travelled the world with its troupe of models, musicians, acrobats, stilt walkers, chefs, hairdressers and others.
The Intrepid Couple and the Story of Authentica African Imports” opens a window onto the life of Jack and Lydia Clemmons, a trailblazing African American couple who purchased a Charlotte farmstead in 1962.
It’s the first time Horn has ever exhibited his collection outside of his home. It’s also part of a two-pronged approach to celebrating African history at the museum. Horn’s collection opens alongside Miracles and Glory Abound, an exhibition of found-object “power figures” made by Pittsburgh-based artist Vanessa German. Both exhibitions open to the public on Sunday.
In “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Arts, Culture and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa,” which will open at the Block Museum of Art this Saturday, Berzock weaves an artistic narrative of a wealthy African king, the journey of gold from West Africa to Florence, Italy and the expansion of Islamic culture and language.