The San Diego Museum of Art Receives Significant Collection from Sana Art Foundation

August 3, 2009 – 7:09 am

Latest news from another of our favorite San Diego art institutions, the San Diego Museum of Art, who just scored this terrific donation:

SAN DIEGO, CA.- The San Diego Museum of Art is acquiring a significant collection of works of art from Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (AOA) as part of a newly formed alliance with the Sana Art Foundation, one of the largest collections of its kind in Southern California.

The alliance includes the transfer from the Foundation to the Museum of more than 900 works of art from these regions across the globe. This transfer will increase the Museum’s collection of African art from fewer than one hundred pieces to several hundred items, and it will have an even greater impact on the size and scope of the Oceanic collection.

As the region’s largest art museum, The San Diego Museum of Art is dedicated to presenting and interpreting this historically underrepresented field in an encyclopedic context….

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