Painting from the Maher Collection

Image: Anonymous, Mbuya Dance Mask, n. d., Painted burlap and raffi a on wood, 21 x 12 inches, Gift of Gene and Inez Gilbert, UWM Art Collection, 2011.024.09

Past Exhibitions

African and Oceanic Art: Acquisitions from the Gene and Inez Gilbert Collection

February 9 — February 23, 2012

The UWM Art Collection is fortunate to be the beneficiary of a gift of twenty-two objects from the collection of Gene and Inez Gilbert. The gift, comprised of works of art from West Africa and Oceania, enhances the Permanent Collection. The objects include some fine, distinctive masks from West and Central Africa and intricately carved sculptures from Papua New Guinea and the Asmat region.

Please join us for the opening reception
Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 5-7pm
Gallery Talk at 6:00 PM by Professor Andrea Stone

Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 am-4pm
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Art History Gallery
Mitchell Hall, Room 154
3203 North Downer Avenue