AGNES’s galleries are closed 13–30 November for exhibition turnover.
Scheduled public programs are still ongoing.


Ivory and African elephants
(grades 7–8)

Museums like Agnes need to preserve, interpret and share their works of historical ivory art like this figure. Through these works, we can learn a bit about the people who made them and the context in which they were made.

Featuring Lega Artist, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Figure, unknown date

AGNES Learns is a digital resource for children and families. Artworks from the Agnes collection inspire fun ways to explore, understand and get creative.


This video is accompanied by a lesson plan geared towards elementary school students grades 7-8

Image Credits

Subscribe to our “This Week at Agnes” e-newsletter to stay abreast of events, news and opportunities at the art museum.