Welcome to Earth Matters

National Museum of African Art Presents First Major Exhibition of African Earthen Arts
Will Be the First Time Land Art by African Artists Is Assembled Outside on the National Mall

Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa will open at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art on Earth Day, April 22, and continue through to January 5, 2014. Curated by Karen E. Milbourne, Earth Matters is the first major exhibition exploring the ways in which African artists and communities mediate their relationship with the land upon which they live, work and frame their days.