OMAHA – Four African masks and one sculpture that were donated to the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) are on display in the Department of Black Studies (Arts and Sciences Hall room 184). Members of the campus community are invited to view the art.
Methodist Health System executive Stephen Zubrod donated the pieces, which were collected by his father Dr. Charles Zubrod during his time in Uganda as he worked on a cure for childhood lymphoma.
The collection includes a Kifwebe mask, Guro mask, Senufo mask, Songye mask and Makonde sculpture. The items are now displayed with information explaining what materials they are made of and which countries or regions of the continent they are connected to.
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