Visual Arts South
Visual Arts Tribal:
- The Africa Collection -
Comprises a range of postcards, puzzles, posters, prints and a book based
on selected photographs by photographer Horst Klemm.
- African Art Factory -
Dynamic partnership of highly skilled designers and craftspeople.
Crafts Market - African masks, crafts and curios - African tribal masks
handcrafted by traditional African artist, crafts and curios
- African Image - A gallery
of southern African tribal art available for purchase.
- Aquila Art - Virtual art gallery
based in Bloemfontein offering African artworks, paintings and sculptures.
- Art de Waal - Anne-Marie de Waal,
fine artist in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Online gallery and orders.
- Art in South Africa - Lists South African
artists, art associations, art galleries and art events.
- Art Orchard Gallery - Fine art,
ceramics, jewellery, paintings and sculpture by selected South African Artists.
- ArtBeat - Online portfolio management
tool for South African artists.
- Artists Africa Group - Provides
examples of landscapes, florals, wildlife and portraits in various media from
this group of artists.
- Arts and Crafts Western
Cape, South Africa - A get-together place of artists and crafters with
pictures, information and links to shops, markets and individuals.
- Bead Empire - Providers of glass bead
work and jewellery.
- Bethesda Foundation - A
project promoting arts and education in Nieu Bethesda. Art work of participants
is displayed and is available for purchase.
- Bull Horn Birds - African arts, crafts
and curios. Bull horn birds hand-carved by South African artist Elliot Mkhungo.
- The Cape Gallery - Gallery set
in the heart of Cape Town.
- Chérie De Villiers Art Gallery -
Dealers in fine paintings and sculpture by leading South African artists
- Digital Fine Art - Sells
fine art reproductions for the National Library of South Africa. Includes
Africana, historical maps, street plans and etchings.
- Elliot Mkhungo - Sculpts various
object from animal horn.
- Evolution Art - Ceramic sculpture
and functional art by Greg Joffe.
- Gallery Africa - Wildlife
art, paintings, prints and sculptures for sale.
- Gauteng Creative Arts
- Exporters of South African fine artworks and crafts from paintings to skins,
ostrich shells, drums and ethnic instruments.
- Glenda K - Embellishes large
mosaic pots with fine china.
- Grosvenor Villa Art Gallery
- Paintings, bronzes, sculptures, oils, sketches and photography by leading
South African artists, ranging from traditional styles to the more contemporary
- Ifeti - Hand painted decorative plates
of Nelson Mandela or african animals.
- The Illustrators Portfolio
- Database of professional freelance illustrators in South Africa. Features
illustrations, cartoons and caricatures by a selection of South Africa's leading
- Jakov Papo Art - Original art in
oils and acrylics from this Durban based artist.
- Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery
- A selection of works by South African old masters and contemporary artists.
- Lesley Charnock - South African
artist and teacher who specializes in depicting essentially South African
scenes in oils and acrylic.
- Lipschitz Gallery - Exhibits
of works by established and emerging South African artists. Assists private
and corporate buyers wishing to invest in art.
- Marlene Neumann - African safari-landscape
and wildlife art photographer based in East London.
- Mukondeni Art Gallery - Venda and
Shangaan African traditional contemporary art and artists.
- New Century Art Gallery - Original
artwork by emerging and established South African artists.
- Nola Muller - South african watercolour
& bushman paintings.
- Peter Savo : South African pyrographic
artist - Pyrograhic art depicting african wildlife, fauna and its flora.
As well as Cape Dutch Architecture.
- The Philip Harper Galleries
- Specializes in South African fine art, including masters and contemporary
- RBS Metal Art Creations
- Cape Town Artist Richard Zindoga, creates metal art sculptures that are
a imaginative selection of larger than life human figures, wildlife &
- Roy Astley Fryer - Original
oil paintings, and limited or open edition prints.
- Sheena Ridley - Original oil paintings,
pastels and concrete sculptures, displayed in a rural sculpture garden and
gallery, close to Cape Town.
- Sibongile Mbambo - Self-taught
South African artist. Site provides a number of her major paints.
- South African arts and crafts
gallery - welcome to Maitele - Paintings, sculptures and bead work that
depict the way and the cultures of the people of Southern Africa - especially
the Vhavenda people.
- South African Cartoonists and Illustrators
- Lists several cartoonists, caricaturists and illustrators for hire.
- Promotes South African artists and galleries who will ship quality original
works of art worldwide.
- Susan Kemp - South African artist
in the Western Cape.
- VEO Gallery & FrameWorks - Exhibits
contemporary abstract and other artwork, solo or group exhibitions, source
art works, framing & mirror services.
- VGallery - Paintings for sale,
specialist advice on investing in art.
- Wallace Hulley - South African
painter and sculptor based in Somerset West.
- The Last
Paintings of Luis Meque - Chiedza Musengezi reviews an exhibition of works
by Luis Meque, August 1998.
an Experience in Zimbabwe - Photographer Tom Chambers was Art
Conservator/Curator for the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, 1993-1995. Here he
writes about and illustrates what he did.
Visual Arts of Zimbabwe - Collection of very informative pages on:
architecture, sculpture in stone and wood, painting, literature, music.
Excellent starting point for these topics.
- Chapungu Sculpture
Park - Private, permanent collection of stone sculpture: online gallery,
notes on history, background and exhibitions.
- Crafts of Africa - Sells wood
carvings, batiks and Shona sculptures created by the Mashaya family and
various Zimbabwean artists.
Origins - An excerpt from "Stone Sculpture in Zimbabwe: Context, Content
& Form" by Celia Winter-Irving.
- Dominic Benhura - Details of
current and past exhibitions.
- Frank McEwen
- An appreciation and republished articles from the 1950s and 1960s.
- Grace Gallery - Nicholas
Mukomberanwa Workshop - Gallery near Harare; online ordering.
of Contemporary Stone Sculpture in Zimbabwe - Brief but informative
- Munyaradzi - Works of Henry and Mike
Munyaradzi, Zimbabwean stone sculptors.
Richard and Susan Handelsman Gallery of Shona Sculpture - Photographs of a
large collection in the USA, featuring Henry Munyaradzi and other sculptors.
- Shumba Sculptures.com - Stone
sculptures created by contemporary African artists, with the possibility of
Artistic Properties - An excerpt from "Stone Sculpture in Zimbabwe:
Context, Content & Form" by Celia Winter-Irving.
Stone Sculpture - Sculptures from the Chapungu Sculpture Park, Harare,
Zimbabwe. Biographies and work of 46 participating sculptors.
- Adinkra Symbols of West
Africa - A guide to the Asante traditional symbols, with photos of
adinkras in use.
- Adire African Textiles -
Hand-woven textiles including Ashanti kente and adinkra, Ewe kente, Yoruba
adire and aso oke, Kuba raffia cloths, and Bogolan mud cloth from Mali.
- Affrica Gallery - Informative site
run by gallery in Washington, D.C.
- Africa Cultural Gallery & Kumbu
Kumbu Gallery - Contemporary African sculpture, batiks, watercolors and
- Africa Direct - A variety of
African tribal art, with good cultural information on many of the objects.
- Africa In Stone - Zimbabwean
Shona sculpture in materials such as African jade, serpentine, and soapstone.
- AfricaClub - Wide assortment of
arts and crafts, with considerable cultural background on the objects.
- African Antiques - Belgian
dealer's site, with ethnographic information.
Art: Aesthetics and Meaning - A nicely annotated on-line exhibition of
African art from the University of Virginia.
- African Art Collection - African
tribal arts dealer. Photographs and descriptions including some information on
Art Course - Materials for a University of Virginia course on African
arts, with images, bibiliographic information, and web links.
- African Art: Makonde - Links to some
sites specializing in Makonde arts and crafts.
- African Art Shop -
Tribal Art (mostly African), links, and descriptions of some African styles.
Odyssey Interactive - Wide range of resources, originates at Kennedy
Center (Washington, DC).
- African Quintessence - African
art, mainly from Benin, with nice images and descriptions of cultural
Sculptural Art - Papers on the development of sculptural art in Africa,
from pre-iron age to modern.
- African Sculpture - Images
of a private collection.
- African Tribal Art Museum - A
comprehensive collection of African art (700 objects; 90 ethnic groups) and
lots of information African tribal peoples.
- Databank with over 4,000 photos from 1870 to the present and much cultural
- Collection of African art objects: exchange of information and/or of objects
- Akan Cultural Symbols -
Explanations of the iconography of Akan art.
- All About Shoowa - Rich source of
information about Shoowa raffia textiles.
- Art and
Oracle: Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibition - African art and divination
rituals. Includes a map of sub-Saharan Africa, and essays on divination.
- Art Creations Africa
- Stone sculpture gallery and exhibitions of work of African artists,
including Shona Stone sculpture.
- Art of Africa - Bushmen/San
arts and crafts from the Kalahari.
- ArtSite Africa - Directory of
websites related to African art, arranged in categories.
- Axis Gallery - Gary van Wyk's
gallery, with excellent exhibitions. Emphasis on South Africa.
- Azani Stone Gallery Zimbabwe Shona
Sculpture - Zimbabwe Shona stone sculpture, including busts, abstracts and
- Belgium's Royal Museum for Central
Africa - Periodic on-line exhibitions as well as a guide to the Brussells
museum. Includes a search facility for finding websites with information about
- BlueArt Shop - Original Products from
Africa, Ebony Wood,Paintings
- Charles Jones African Art -
Traditional African art, with many images and explanations of cultural
significance of the objects.
- Contemporary Makonde art - A
collection, includes some background information on the artists and styles.
Some items are for sale.
- Davis Gallery - Art and
sculpture of West and Central Africa
Museum African Collection - Extensive collection of images and information
from the San Francisco museum.
- Dimondstein Tribal Arts - Many
images and information on African tribal art.
- Douglas Yaney - African tribal
art objects, with sections for items likely to interest the beginner and those
likely to interest more advanced collectors.
- Emory University
Collection of African Art - An exhibition of part of the university's
permanent collection of African art. Good accompanying essays on various
aspects of African art.
- Ethnix Gallery of African Art &
Tribal Artifacts - New York dealer.
- G. I. Jones
-- S.E. Nigerian Art and Culture - An outstanding collection of
photographs, many showing objects of art in their cultural settings.
- Galerie Peter Herrmann - A
commercial gallery. Bilingual (German and English), with many images of
African items. Also has a section describing ongoing African art related
exhibitions and events elsewhere.
- Gallery Quackelbeen - Brussels dealer
with images of pots, masks, textiles and statues.
- H-AfrArts Expressive Cultures of
Africa - A seriously scholarly site, with moderated discussion boards.
From Michigan State University.
- Hamill Gallery of African Art
- A commercial site with nicely documented thematic exhibitions that change
every few months. Past exhibitions are viewable as well.
- Jembetat Gallery of African Art -
Tribal art from West and Central Africa.
- Kerr Museum Productions -
Consultants on African art and display installations. Excellent 3-D images of
African sculpture on the site.
- Masks and More - Masks, african art and
primitive paintings, beautifully presented.
- The Mayor Portfolio -
Dealer in African tribal arts, site has many images of sculptures.
- McCue Tribal Art - Many
images and some cultural information.
- Moba Art - Information on Moba (Togo and
- Museum for
African Art - New York's Museum for African Art.
- National Museum of African
Art - The National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution. Site
includes exhibitions, articles, museum calendar of events.
- OseiTutu.com - Welcome to The World
of African Art! The community for anyone interested in African Art and
Culture. Retailers interested in adding African decor items for "accent line"
are welcomed - PLEASE VISIT OSEITUTU.COM TO VIEW THE ONLINE WHOLESALE CATALOG!
Enjoy, It's a World of African Art...
- Pan-Africa - Multilingual
categorized collection of links to sites about African art.
- Picard Trade Bead Museum And African
Art Gallery - Dealer in African art and trade beads, with a trade bead
- Ralph Proctor
Gallery - A gallery of African art, with periodic thematic exhibitions.
- Rand African Art - Images of
a private collection with lots of pictures and information.
- Ryann Willis Ancient
Art - Dealer specializing in ancient African arts (mostly terracotta),
with nice exhibitions.
- Sculptures of
Zimbabwe - Gallery of Shona stone sculpture..
Art - Brief description of the Senufo aesthetic tradition; part of an
auction house series.
- Shani Gallery - African masks
and sculpture with brief descriptions of their traditional significance.
Sculpture - A collection of 67 Shona sculptures from Zimbabwe, with some
history of this genre.
- StoneAge Art Company -
Shona sculpture from 250 Zimbabwe carvers.
- Sukuma Museum - Museum devoted to
the culture and art of the Sukuma (Tanzania, Africa).
- Tamarin Gallery - A
gallery of African art. Periodic exhibitions and an excellent collection of
links to other sources.
- Tellem Gallery - Sculpture
(masks, statuettes, etc.) and jewelry from many African regions; pre-Columbian
art and pottery.
- Tribal Art Africa - Dealer
in tribal African artifacts (mostly masks and statues).
- UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural
History - Emphasis on works from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the
Americas, past and present.
- The World of Beduin Weaving -
Extensive information on weaving by the Beduins of North Africa.
- Yahoo! Groups:
AfricanAntiques - Discussion board on African art.
- Zambezi Sculpture - Zimbabwe
stone sculpture, Shona and others using traditional techniques.
Art: Aesthetics and Meaning - Online catalog of an exhibition at the
University of Virginia in 1993.
- African Crafts Online -
African Crafts Online's goal is to sustain the rich cultural heritage of
Africa expressed through the work of rural artisans by educating potential
Baobab Project - Sources and studies in African Visual Culture.
- Contemporary Africa Art - Biographies of
African painters and sculptors with images of recent work.
- Cutting to
the Essence - Shaping for the Fire - On-line catalog of an exhibit on
Yoruba and Akan art in wood and metal.
- Habari - Africa
Centre magazine of arts news and reviews taken from past events.
- H-AfrArts: Expressive Cultures of
Africa - H-Net discussion group focusing on the expressive cultures of
Africa and the African Diaspora. Features subject overview, archive, calendar
of events, links to related resources, and subscription information.
- Modern Art From
Africa - Photoessay on the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art
(USA) permanent showcase for modern African artists.
- Asian & Tribal Arts - Los Angeles
- A centralized source of information about dealers and experts in tribal arts
in the Los Angeles area.
- Berna Tribal Arts and Antiquities -
Denise and Beppe Berna, dealers in Bologna, Italy. Site is in English and
- Brightpath - Tribal arts and
antiques from Africa, Asia, Pre-Columbian and Oceanic cultures.
- Douglas Dawson Gallery -
Non-Western art, including textiles, sculpture and vessels, ceramics, and
furniture. Frequent on-line exhibitions.
- Dowling Pre-Columbian and Tribal
Art - Art gallery featuring many well illustrated objects offered for
- Ethno-Textil Galerie - Tribal
and ethnic textiles from Africa, Asia and the Americas. In German and English
- Fake or
Fabulous? - How to distinguish Latin American artifacts from the
- Folk Art International - Dealer
in tribal arts and antiquities, with many images and some cultural background
- Gail Martin Gallery -
Ancient, antique and ethnographic textiles; modern and contemporary fiber
- Galerie Walu - Swiss
dealer in African and Oceanic art. Rich in information, and periodic
- Gallery Lemaire - Images of
tribal arts from Asia, Africa and Oceania.
- Gonebeyond - Dealer in worldwide
tribal arts, with many images and some cultural information.
- Joel Cooner Gallery - Images of
African, Asian, and Oceanic tribal art objects.
- Kumbi Saleh - Gallery with
- Mani Gallery - Tribal arts from
around the world, and works by contemporary artists influenced by tribal
forms. French and English.
- Mask and More Masks - A
place for enthusiastic collectors and students to see and discuss ancient and
modern masks from various sources.
- Merton D. Simpson
Gallery - African and Oceanian tribal art, with many images and current
- Michael Campbell Tribal Art -
Dealer in Oceanic (especially New Guinea) tribal, as well as American Indian
and Indo-Asian art.
- Missing Link
Collection - Objects originating from the traditional cultures of Africa,
Asia, Oceania and the Americas.
- Rasmussen African and
Tribal Art - Washington dealer who lived in west Africa for many years.
- San Francisco Tribal - San
Francisco Bay Tribal Art Dealer Association, with links to members' websites.
- Society for Folk Arts
Preservation - Nonprofit archive documenting living art traditions and
visual anthropology on film and video.
- Tribal Art Directory -
Searchable directory of dealers, galleries, museums, with a calendar of
- Tribal Art Forum -
Noncommercial site with articles and discussion of tribal art from around the
world, for novice through expert collectors.
- Tribal Arts and Books -
Netherlands dealer in tribal art, mostly Asian and African.
- Tribal Arts Directory -
Directory of tribal art related sites.
- Tribal Arts Online -
On-line version of the magazine, "The World of Tribal Arts". Exhibitions, book
reviews, editorials and a discussion board.
- Aldokkan Gift Shop - Features gifts,
crafts, and souvenirs from Egypt.
- All That Matterz - Offers reproduced
antiques and other collectibles.
- Cartouche Jewelry - Personalized
cartouche jewelry handmade in Cairo Egypt.
- Discoveries Egyptian Imports
- Supplier of handmade merchandise such as jewelry and statues.
- EgyBazar - Egyptian gifts, hand painted
papyrus, handmade statues, oriental music and metal crafts.
- Egypt 7000 - Egyptian jewelry and
- The Egypt Store -
Offers books, jewelry, statues and other related goods.
- Egyptian Antiquities - Authentic
Egyptian artifacts including amulets, ushabtis, mummy masks, and sarcophagi.
- The Egyptian Palace
- Home decor and accessories featuring Egyptian designs.
- Egyptian Papyrus Network - Designs
of Egyptian papyrus for sale.
- Egyptian Sculpture
Gallery - Replicas of Egyptian treasures.
- Gold Pyramid Egyptian Bazaar -
Offers rare and stock Egyptian culture items in their online catalog.
- House of Pharaoh - Egyptian
- King Tut's Treasures - Jewelry,
nameplates, and door knockers personalized with hieroglyphic inscriptions.
- Little Egypt Imports - Personalised
cartouche jewelry (your name in hieroglyphs).
- Lost Treasures Egyptian Imports
- Handcrafted gifts and novelties from Egypt. Belly dancing costumes, jewelry,
statues, musical instruments, hookas.
- Middle Delta Company
- Offers cartouches, pendants, incense bottles and papyrus
- My Mosaic Table - A colorful
collection of handcrafted mosaic tables and other imported Moroccan home accents
- Nilemaid - Pharaonic gift shop selling
postcards, t-shirts, cotton bags, sarongs, and papyrus sheets.
- The Papyrus Shop - Offers blank
and printed papyrus sheets, wholesale or retail.
- Planet Chic Imports
- Glass, jewelry, papyrus, and fragrances with ancient and modern themes.
- Pyramid Treasures Egyptian Imports
- Bottles, pyramids, jewelry, papyrus, and ornaments.
- Shop at Egypt - Offers jewelry,
glass, clothing and decor.
- Treasures of Egypt - Egyptian
oils, aromatic ceramic oil burners, papyrus paintings, arts and crafts, bath,
skin and hair care products.
- Ameerah Imports - Atlanta-based
store offering Moroccan arts, crafts, paintings, jewelry, couscoussiers,
spices and clothes.
- Atlas Imports - Moroccan
furniture, lamps, lanterns, wrought iron furniture, mosaic tables and tiles.
Wholesale and retail.
- Berber Trading Company -
Includes furniture, lamps and lanterns, decor and design, as well regional
foods. Wholesale and retail.
- Casbah Decor - Offers Moroccan
home furnishing, lighting, fashion and clothing.
- Gates of Morocco -
Importer based in Pennsylvania offering Moroccan and sub-Saharan textiles,
curios, pottery, and carpets.
- Justmorocco Imports - Offers a
variety of furniture, jewelry, bedding and decor items.
- Kazzbar - UK based supplier of hand
made Moroccan furniture, rugs, fountains and accessories.
- Les Hommes Bleu - Moroccan
Furniture, home decor, henna lamps, lanterns, thuya wood and leather.
- Maroque - Offering lanterns, lamps
and furniture, and information regarding Moroccan interior design, cooking and
- Medina Shop - Offers handcrafted
products from Morocco. Includes carpets, jewels, pottery, leather products,
and fashion accessories.
- Momo Interiors - A collection
of traditional and contemporary clothing, jewelry, and housewares.
- Moroccan Bazaar - Import
Moroccan lanterns and handcrafts.
- Moroccan Caravan -
Specializes in handmade carpets, clothing, and jewelry from Morocco.
- Moroccan Home
Furnishings - Lamps, furniture, wrought iron, tiles, tents, fountains and
rugs. Free shipping in the USA.
- Morocco Delights -
Offering an assortment of travel posters.
- Mosaik - Los Angeles store and
on-line retailer of Moroccan Art, rugs, mosaic tables, lanterns, clothing and
wooden furniture. Also offers event planning and rental.
- Nine Seas Décor - Moroccan
Furniture & Decor - Nine Seas Décor is the virtual souk (market) bringing
you a blend of Moroccan Home Decor Items and Mediterranean Interior Design
- Sahara Designs - Moroccan
furnishings, ceramics, mirrors, lighting, home accents and Moorish tiles.
- Adire African Textiles -
Hand-woven textiles including Ashanti kente and adinkra, Ewe kente, Yoruba
adire and aso oke, Kuba raffia cloths, and Bogolan mud cloth from Mali.
- African Creations - Offers
hand carved artifacts from Ghana.
- African Museum of Masks - Sells
masks from Ghana, themes include Bundu, Fulani, Oblong, Abhani Birds and Giant
- Art Of West Africa -
Includes exotic artifacts from primitive Yoruba and other groups.
- Motherland Imports - Provides
hand-woven, custom kente cloth for graduation, family reunions, religion, and
all occasions imported from Ghana, West Africa.
- Niger Bend African Art - We carry
all manner of art, jewelry, masks, and ethnographic items from across the
- West Africa Imports - African
art, clothing, weapons, jewelry, and other items.
- Africa Showcase - Offers
authentic African jewellery, art and crafts.
- AfricaCraft - Offersing dolls,
sculptures, carvings and jewellery.
- African Art Stone Carvings - The
pieces are carved using different types of stone, including Serpentine;
non-precious opal; verdite; and Rapoko.
- African Online Shop - Books,
literature, music, films, fabric and fashion.
- African Style Gallery -
Exhibit and sale of authentic handmade African art and crafts including
apparel, jewelry, and musical instruments.
- African Team
Ministries - A selection of African themed art and jewelry.
- African Treasures - Musical
instruments, pottery, baskets, and artifacts for sale.
- African-Images - African art
and books for sale.
- AfroDécor - Offering a variety of
artifacts from the African diaspora for home and office decor.
- Afromart Gift Enterprises - Offers
a variety of imported good from Africa.
- Amosquito.com - Handmade African
artifacts including jewelry, soapstone, serpentine and wooden items, sarongs
and art. Currently requires special arrangements for shipping outside of the
- Anin - Fine handmade and hand
embroidered bedlinen and textiles using the highest quality cotton and linen
fabrics. Created in the arid south of Namibia, Africa.
- Authentic Africa -
Specializing in tribal art from Angola to Zaire, stools, masks, statues,
jewelry, and animal skins.
- Best from Africa -
Sculpture, crafts and jewelry created by Zimbabwe craftsmen.
- Brasch Hobby - Provides a wide
selection of heritage products.
- Coastal Imports - African Art
pieces including, masks, musical instruments, wood statues, brass, baskets and
- Curios 4 Africa - Zulu
shields, spears, pottery, drums, figurines and other wooden, hide and grass
- Elena African Art -
African art for sale: masks, minerals, woodcarvings, animal skins.
- GenuineAfrica.com - Tribal art
from all regions of Africa. Handmade pottery, crafts, ceremonial garments, and
African Arts and Curios - Handmade jewelry, banana art, and beaded
- Global Crafts - African art and
crafts from community organizations in Kenya and East Africa. Candlesticks,
greeting cards, and wood carvings.
- Hemispheres - An import
company offering casual clothing, decorative arts, home decor and personal
- Pan African Imagery -
Specializing in original African batik art and prints.
- A Piece Of Africa -
Jewelry, stone carvings, wood sculptures, masks, beadwork, and paintings.
- Rakat-Gifts - African made arts
and crafts. Includes canes, clothes, drums, and sculpture.
- Raken Style - Specialist for art and
handcrafted decoration objects from Mediterranean, Arab and African countries.
- Sand Bob's - Offering imported
African art and crafts.
- Swahili Imports - Sales of
kitchenware, home and garden accessories, hand drums, clothing and jewelry
- Twiga Gallery - A variety of
authentic African art pieces, antiques, sculpture, and one-of-a-kind jewelry.
- Femi Olawole - Author of
The Price of A Reckless Past, which deals with the marriage institution and
African cultures and orientations.
- Sankore Publications -
Publishes books on Nigeria that talk about the past, present and future of
Nigeria. Treats issues such as women, politics, land, states, economy, history
and nationhood in Nigeria.
- A short biography and background information.
- Addison Public Library
- Book Discussion: Chinua Achebe - Links to resources on the author.
- At the Crossroads
Hour - Lewis Nkosi reviews Chinua Achebe: A Biography, by Ezenwa-Ohaeto.
Achebe: An Overview - Extensive site with hyperlinks featuring works,
politics, and bibliography.
- New York State
Writers Institute - Chinua Achebe - Books by the author.
Literature Author Research Project - Achebe - A brief overview of the
author and his works.
Soyinka - Includes a biography and related links.
Soyinka - Biography of the Nobel Literature Laureate 1986. With a lecture
and list of writings.
Soyinka - Biography of Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka, plus links to all
of his works currently in print.
- Wole Soyinka:
Stanford Presidential Lectures - Biography of Nigerian playwright Wole
Soyinka Study Guide - Biography of Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka, plus
synopses of several of his plays.
Past Must Address Its Present - Transcript of Wole Soyinka's 1986 Nobel
lecture. (December 8, 1986)
- Africa Institute of South
Africa - Offers brief overview of institution with contact information and
- African Studies and Research Center
- Cornell University - Offers an overview of current research, calendar of
events and faculty profiles. Located in Ithaca, New York.
- African Studies Center - University
of Pennsylvania - Features an overview of the goals and activities of this
research group. Offers staff profiles, contact information, links to related
sites, and two newsletters.
- African Studies Center
Outreach Program at Boston University - Providing information, materials,
and services to schools, libraries, museums, the media, and community groups
in New England and beyond.
- African Studies Centre -
Includes an overview of current research, list of publications, contact
details, and news of upcoming conferences and seminars.
- Africana Studies - New
York University. - Devoted to the interdisciplinary and multi-continental
study of modern black identities, culture, literature and politics. Features
faculty profiles, events, publications, as well as information for current and
- Boston University - African Studies
Center - General information about the center, as well as its programs,
language studies, publications, outreach efforts, and research resources.
- Botswana Institute for Development Policy
Analysis - Features descriptions of ongoing research, publications
listings and prices, staff directory, and Botswana economic briefings.
Institute in East Africa - Intended to promote research into the
archaeology, history, and related studies of the region. Description, history,
contacts, supported research, available resources, archives, and membership
- Center for African Studies -
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Provides an overview of the
Center's activities. Features mission statement, links to related sites,
calendar of events, as well as contact details.
- Center of Studies of
African Archaeology (Milan, Italy). - Provides details of expeditions and
other activities, publications, abstracts, and an image collection.
- Centre for Development and the
Environment, University of Oslo,Norway - (African, Southeast Asian, and
Latin American studies)
- Centre for the Study of African
Economies, Oxford University,UK - Dedicated to providing information to
scholars researching economic aspects of African Studies. Features working
papers, conference information, events, links to related sites, and contact
- Christian Michelsen Institute, Bergen,
Norway - (African and South Asian Studies)
University: Institute of African Studies - Offers an overview of the
Department. Features faculty profiles, course descriptions, events, newsletter
and links to related sites.
for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa - Consortium
based in Dakar, Senegal facilitates social science research in Africa.
Features news, information on grants and fellowships, job opportunities,
contact details, as well as links to related resources.
- Council for the Development of Social
Science Research in Africa - Promotion and facilitation of research and
knowledge production in Africa using a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach.
Promotion of publication and dissemination of the results of research
undertaken by African scholars.
- Duke University (Durham,
North Carolina). - African and African-American Studies.
- Emory University: Institute of
African Studies - Offers information for current and prospective students
and researchers. Features faculty profile, contact details, news, current
research, and links to related sites. Located in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Five College
African Studies Certificate Program - Consortium of Amherst, Hampshire,
Mount Holyoke, Smith, and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Features
FAQ, degree requirements, profiles of staff, and contact information.
- H-AfrTeach: Teaching African
History and Studies - H-Net discussion group dedicated to exploring issues
in teaching African History and Studies. Features archive, reviews, articles,
course syllabi, links to related resources, and subscription information.
- Harvard University
Committee on African Studies - (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
- Howard University, The
African Studies Department. - Offers masters and graduate degree programs.
Page includes history, degree requirements and list of faculty. Located in
- Human Sciences Research Council,
Pretoria, South Africa - Facilitating problem solving and enhancing
decision making through research excellence in the human sciences. The HSRC
operates under a dual mission - one aspect embracing its research activities,
and the other its funding activities.
- Indiana University, African
Studies Program - An overview of the Program for current and prospective
students. Features staff profiles, newsletter, links to related sites, grant
opportunities, and contact details. Located in Bloomington, Indiana.
for African Studies of the University of Vienna (Universität Wien, Institut
für Afrikanistik), Wien - (English and German)
- The Institute of Asian and
African Studies, Moscow State University - Moscow,Russia.
- Kyoto University - Center for
African Area Studies - Japanese academic research institution in Japan
devoted to African Studies. Details organizational research initiatives and
provides history and photographs from past activities.
- La Trobe University - African
Research Institute - Offers archives of past annual reports with faculty
directory. Also describes ongoing finished publications and their
State University (East Lansing, Michigan). - African Studies Center.
- Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit
(NEPRU) - Non-governmental organization undertaking socio-economic and
policy research. Offers press releases and announcements regarding
publications, research projects , and special events.
- The National Consortium for Study
in Africa - Organization that seeks to facilitate research in Africa.
Features news, mission statement, events, and contact details.
- New YorkUniversity,
Africana Studies Program & The Institute ofAfrican American Affairs -
- Nordic Africa Institute -
Describes research programs and projects, library holdings, scholarships, and
publications. Also features seminar announcements and current news.
University (Evanston, Illinois) - Program of African Studies.
- Ohio State University - Department
of African American and African Studies - Details undergraduate and
graduate programs of study with course descriptions, language studies, study
abroad opportunities, and faculty directory. Also describes affiliated
Community Extension Center along with its mission and purpose.
- Ohio University -
African Studies Program - Offers "Toguna" online newsletter and forum
along with academic program announcements, student organizations, faculty
roster, and course catalogs.
- Royal Tropical
Institute - Offers a collection of books, journals, maps, and articles
concerning developing countries. Special themes include agriculture,
environment, and reproductive health.
- Society of Research on
African Cultures - Organization dedicated to the study of Africa as a
discipline of instruction. Features news, events, publications, and discussion
- South African
Studies - Databases of information on South African publications.
- Stanford University -
- Tulane University, African&
African Diaspora Studies - (New Orleans, Louisiana)
- University at Albany,
State University of New York. - Department of African Studies.
- University of Bielefeld
(Germany). - Sociology of Development Research Centre.
- University of Edinburgh - Centre of
African Studies - Offers seminar and special events schedule with academic
curriculum details, research area and publication notes, and annual conference
- University of Georgia, African
Studies Program. - Athens,Georgia.
- University of Iowa. - Art and
Life in Africa Project.
- The University of
Iowa, African Studies Program. - Iowa City,Iowa.
- University of Kansas, African &
Afro-American Studies. - Lawrence, Kansas
- University of Khartoum, Sudan -
- University of London, School of Oriental
& African Studies - (SOAS)
- University of Michigan. -
Center for Afroamerican and African Studies.
- University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill - Department of African and Afro-American Studies - Introduces
mission and purpose, with symposia and special events announcements,
departmental directory, academic requirements and course overviews, and
- University of
Pennsylvania - African Studies Center - Offers overview of center's
mission, academic and language offerings, organized activities, and consortium
- University of
Pennsylvania, African Studies Center
- University of Pittsburgh
- Department of Africana Studies.
- University of Texas at
Austin. - Center for African and African-American Studies.
- University of
Virginia. - Carter G.Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African
Studies. Features program overview, description of courses, publications, and
- University of Wisconsin-Madison. -
African Studies Program.
- Washington University in St.
Louis - Features information on the program, faculty, speaker series, and
post-doctoral fellowship opportunities.
- Yale University - Council on
African Studies - Coordinates the study of Africa within the university.
Announces special events and colloquia, provides staff directory, lists
courses with descriptions, summarizes outreach projects, and presents working
papers focusing on research areas.
- ACenterprise.com - Online
publication reporting on Afro-Canadian business community and marketplaces,
also general news and social topics.
- African Festival and Presentation
Society - Promoting African arts and culture in Calgary, Alberta,
including the Afrikadey festival. Site includes society information, upcoming
events and contact details.
- AfroCulture.Com - Adwoa Badoe is
a Guelph, Ontario author, storyteller, educator and African dance instructor
exploring the Arts of Africa. Offering programs about Black history, African
dance and drum classes and featuring the Jiwani dance troupe.
- CanadaNoir is the source for Afro-Canadian cultures and resources on the
Black Heritage in the Third Millennium - Links to history- and
- Ontario Black History
Society - A non-profit, registered Canadian charity, dedicated to the
study, preservation and promotion of Black history and heritage.
- Afrika Museum - Dedicated to the
collection, study and exhibition of African art.
- Irma Stern Museum - Permanent
collection on display shows the artistic development of Irma Stern (1894-1966)
whose subject matter included exotic figures, portraits, lush landscapes and
still lifes. Located in Cape Town South Africa.
- Museums of Morocco - Includes
all museums in Morocco.
- National Museum of Namibia -
Showcases the country's unique art and culture through exhibits and
- National Museums of Kenya - The
art and culture of central Africa. Exhibitions include Contemporary Art,
Peoples of Kenya, and Headdresses of Kenya.
- Nelson Mandela
Metropolitan Art Museum - Serves all sectors of the public and has
programs concerning art research, conservation, exhibitions, workshops and
education. Includes collection and exhibition details and a visitor's guide.
Located in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
- Royal Museum for Central Africa
- World famous collections of geology, zoology, cultural anthropology, and
history of Central Africa.
- University Museum - University of
Stellenbosch - Comprises the Sasol Art Museum and the University Art
Gallery. Art, cultural history, anthropology and archaeology are displayed at
the Sasol. The Art Gallery focuses on contemporary South African art.