The Tupac Amaru
Shakur Center for the Arts (TASCA) is set to host author Felton Eaddy's "I Love
Africa" Traveling Museum.
of Black History Month 2006, Eaddys highly-acclaimed collection will be featured
at the Center, which was built to honor slain rapper Tupac Shakur.
"I Love Africa"
will be on display for part of the month of Feb. and the traveling museum maintains
a 125-piece art collection, of which as many as 40 works are shared with students
per site visit.
The "I Love Africa"
Traveling Museum is designed to lead students of all ages and abilities on a
unique trip to Africa, through the sharing of the continent's cultures' stories,
poems and songs, alongside authentic African artifacts.
displays include handcrafted stools and textiles from the Ashanti people of
West Africa, Gullah Baskets, masks, dolls, musical instruments from Zimbabwe
and other fascinating cultural art pieces. Students are invited and encouraged
to handle selected artworks.
The I Love Africa
Traveling Museum will be on display from Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Fri. Feb.