December 17, 2010
Art educator, collector, and curator Jan Goffney will present an exhibit of West African art at UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Gallery. The exhibit, "African Art: A Collectors Perspective," includes traditional masks, mortar and pestles, slave shackles and Kente cloths, and will be on view from January 10-February 7. Goffney will also give a lecture accompanying the exhibit at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in the gallery. A reception featuring traditional West African foods will begin at 5:30 p.m. The events are free and open to the public.