Akwaaba: West African Cultures Opens at Iowa's Putnam Museum

Now open, the Putnam Museum and Science Center’s newest exhibit Akwaaba: West African Cultures is the second exhibit in the World Culture Gallery. The World Culture Gallery showcases cultures from around the world as reflected in the museum’s historic collection and rich partnership in the Quad Cities’ international community. A Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the Putnam houses a collection entrusted to the museum by seven generations of Quad Citians, including objects from the world travels of some of the museum’s founders such as the Putnam, Palmer, and Figge families. West Africa... Read More