Fowler to Survey Yoruba Art

Unknown, Ogo elegba (dance wand), collected prior to 1958. Fowler Museum at UCLA
The Fowler Museum at UCLA is home to the nation's most comprehensive collection of Yoruba arts. It is planning a trans-Atlantic, multi-media survey of the subject, spanning Nigeria, Benin, Brazil, Cuba and the U.S. "The House Was Too Small: Sacred Yoruba Arts From Africa and Beyond" will open Oct. 29, 2023, and run through summer 2024.