African Art Research Guide

Welcome to the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives' African Art Research Guide. This is a select list of freely-available resources for students, teachers, and researchers to learn about African art. Please feel free to Contact Us with suggestions for additional resources or with questions.

African Archaeology and Rock Art

African Art at the Smithsonian

African Art Exhibitions

African Art Galleries

African Art History

African Art Journals

African Artists

African Artists: South African Artists

African Currency

African Posters

African Textiles

Cultural Property in Africa

Modern African Art: A Basic Reading List

Museums with African Art Collections

Last Updated October 6, 2023