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added tours to the exhibit


KONGO across the WATERS Art ExhibitionDue to the great success of the guided tours of the exhibition KONGO ACROSS THE WATERS led by Ms. Carol Thompson, two more tours have been added!

  • Sunday Sept 7th at 2 pm
  • Sunday Sept 14th at 2 pm

For more info, follow the link to beATL’s previous article.  Kindly reserve your place by e-mail to atlanta@diplobel.fed.be.

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Guided Tour – KONGO ACROSS THE WATERS


Source: Africa Atlanta 2014

The Consulate General of Belgium in Atlanta is pleased to invite you to a private guided tour of the exhibition KONGO ACROSS THE WATERS, curated by the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren and the Samuel P. Harn Museum, University of Florida in Gainesville.

Carol Thompson, the Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta has kindly accepted to be our expert guide.

The tours will take place at the Jimmy Carter Museum and Library located at 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307 on the following dates:

  • Tuesday August 12th  at 12.30 pm
  • Thursday August 14th  at 12.30 pm
  • Sunday August 17th at  2 pm
  • Tuesday August 26th at 12.30 pm

Entry fees:

  • Adults: $8
  • Seniors (60+), Military & Students with IDs: $6
  • 16 and under: Free
  • Parking: Free

Kindly reserve your place by e-mail to atlanta@diplobel.fed.be.  A confirmation will be e-mailed to you.  Do not delay : only 20 persons will be accommodated per tour.

Kongo across the Waters


As part of “Africa Atlanta 2014”, the exhibition Kongo across the Waters showcases more than 120 pieces of art and artifacts from the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren. Exploring deeply the legacy of Africa’s Kongo culture, the artwork will be on display until September 21st at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum (441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307).

Africa Atlanta 2014 is a citywide year-long series of art exhibits, lectures, performances and conferences highlighting Atlanta as a nexus for reinventing the cultural and economic bonds among Africa, Europe and the Americas.

Source: Africa Atlanta 2014

Source: Africa Atlanta 2014