ABOUT THE COLLECTION

          The Savannah African Art Museum holds an education collection of over 1000 objects that hail from West and Central Africa. Prior to the Museum’s founding in late 2016 this collection was formed over the last 30 years by Mr. Don Kole, a Savannah businessman, private collector, and founder of the Savannah African Art Museum. Mr. Kole’s collection of African art showcases a range of educational reproductions, ceremonial and spiritual objects from the 19th and 20th centuries made from ceramics, metal, and wood. These powerful objects hold origins throughout West and Central Africa, representing more than 28 countries and over 180  individual cultures and ethnic groups. The diverse range of objects represented bisects the entire continent of Africa spanning as far west as Guinea and as far east as Tanzania. 

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