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Exhibition Walk-through: The House Was Too Small

December 13, 2023 | 12:30PM - 1:30PM



Join Erica P. Jones, the senior curator of African arts, for a walk-through of the exhibition The House Was Too Small: Yoruba Sacred Arts from Africa and Beyond. 

Erica P. Jones is the senior curator of African arts and manager of curatorial affairs at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Since joining the Fowler, she has organized many exhibitions including Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power (2018), Inheritance: Recent Video Art from Africa (2019), and The House Was Too Small: Yoruba Sacred Arts from Africa and Beyond (2023). Jones is on the board of African Arts Journal and is co-chair of the Collaboration, Collections, and Restitution Best Practices for North American Museums Holding African Objects Working Group. Her publishing centers on colonial-era provenance and the arts of the Cameroon Grassfields.

Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 198 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd; $3/hr or max $15/day. Rideshare drop-off at 305 Royce Dr.

Image credit: Attributed to Areogun (Yoruba peoples, Osi-Ilorin, Ekitiregion, Nigeria, c. 1880-1956), Àgéré Ifá (divination bowl), early 20th century; wood; Fowler Museum at UCLA, X2010.16.96A&B; Gift of the Goldenberg Family Trust

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