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Institute of Ethiopian Studies Art Exhibition and Fundraising Campaign

Join the members of the American Friends of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies-West Coast Chapter (AFIES-West) for this exciting event.

Sunday, August 14, 2005
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Alitash Kebede Gallery
170 S. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036-2910

Featuring the works of prominent Ethiopian artists:

  • Tamerat Gezahegne
  • Wosene Kosrof
  • Henok Melkamzer
  • Yisehak Fikre Selassie

PLEASE RSVP afieswest@yahoo.com


Join us on Sunday, August 14, 2005, at Alitash Kebede Art Gallery, for inaugural reception for American Friends of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies-West Coast Chapter (AFIES-West).  The event will introduce AFIES-West and the challenges faced by the Institute of Ethiopian Studies (IES) in safeguarding Ethiopia's historical and cultural heritage.  AFIES-West is working to strengthen the relationship between IES and Ethiopians, as well as friends of Ethiopia, residing in the U.S.

3010 Wilshire Blvd. PMB # 524
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 213 226 1914
Email: afieswest@yahoo.com

To learn more about the fundraising campaign or AFIES-West please visit:

The Alitash Kebede Gallery

The Alitash Kebede Gallery is located in the ART 170 Building at 170 S. La Brea in Los Angeles, CA. The gallery presents changing exhibitions by modern and contemporary international artists and offers a selection of 20th Century master-works for sale. The gallery specializes in the work of African and African American artists.  Alitash Kebede began working as a private art dealer in 1984, and in 2004 celebrated the 20th anniversary of her business, The Alitash Kebede Gallery.

Special Instructions

On-street parking available and free in the gallery parking lot.

For more information please contact:

Alitash Kebede GalleryTel: 323-549-0003