[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 76 (Friday, April 21, 2017)]
[Page 18807]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08173]

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[Public Notice: 9973]

Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported 
for Exhibition Determinations: ``World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts 
Across the Indian Ocean'' Exhibition

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: 
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 
(79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the 
Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, 
et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 
of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 
2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257-1 of 
December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that certain objects to be 
included in the exhibition ``World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across 
the Indian Ocean,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition 
within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are 
imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or 
custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the 
exhibit objects at the Krannert Art Museum at the University of 
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, from on or about 
August 25, 2017, until on or about March 24, 2018, at the National 
Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, from on or about May 9, 
2018, until on or about September 3, 2018, at the Fowler Museum at the 
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, from on 
or about October 21, 2018, until on or about February 10, 2019, and at 
possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in 
the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these 
Determinations be published in the Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a 
list of the imported objects, contact the Office of Public Diplomacy 
and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department 
of State (telephone: 202-632-6471; email: [email protected]). The 
mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA-5, Suite 5H03, 
Washington, DC 20522-0505.

Alyson Grunder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-08173 Filed 4-20-17; 8:45 am]