Tupac Amaru Shakur Center To Host "I Love Africa"

The Tupac Amaru

Shakur Center for the Arts (TASCA) is set to host author Felton Eaddy's "I Love

Africa" Traveling Museum.

In celebration

of Black History Month 2006, Eaddy’s 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.

The insightful

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.

24, 2006.