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African Masks from the Permanent Collection

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until December 16, 2022

Four African Masks

This exhibition features a set of masks from central Africa. Little was known about this collection until recently when Dr. Brittany Sheldon, an art historian specializing in African art, was able to identify the ethnic group for each mask. She posits that the masks are quality copies of original masks used in ceremonies and are examples of the African tourist economy.

The Mississippi University for Women Galleries, located on the first floor of Summer Hall, are open Monday through Wednesday and Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., following the university calendar. The Galleries and the gallery talks are free and open to the public.

Details

Date:
November 28
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.muw.edu/galleries

Organizer

The W Galleries
Phone:
(662) 329-7291
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Venue

Ralph Hudson Gallery
1162 5th Avenue South
Columbus, MS 39701 United States
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