Zanzibar stamp with dhow

The award will support exhibition planning, publication of an exhibition catalog, and programming that explores the unique, transcultural aesthetic of Swahili art from the 16th century to the present.

NEH Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning and Implementation Grants support museum exhibitions, library-based projects, interpretation of historic places, living history presentations, and book and film discussion programs that deepen public understanding of significant humanities questions.

The National Endowment for the Humanities has published a full release detailing the award: View Full Release