1. Discuss the uses of masks in Sub-Saharan Africa.
2. Introduce works from Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Nigeria.
3. Discuss materials used, as well as imagery and symbolism.
Students will explore the imagery and symbolism of African masks.
Students will learn why African artists use animals in some of their masks and how those masks are used in African ceremonies.
Students will explore the many roles that masks play in African culture.