Kathryn Gunsch, Teel Curator of African and Oceanic Art
Two Mondays, 1–2:30pm, Feb 22 and 29
Through the art from the palace in Benin City, learn about the history of the Benin kingdom from the 15th through the 20th centuries. Consider how these objects reflect the changing priorities of the court over time.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.
Above: Pendant showing an Oba (King) and two dignitaries, 18th–19th century. L-G 7.2.2012. Copper alloy. Robert Owen Lehman Collection.