ADULT WORKSHOP Learning to Look at African Art

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ADULT WORKSHOP Learning to Look at African Art

Discover some of the finest objects in the Hood's collection of African art and learn techniques for exploring and appreciating any work of art.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
6:30pm-8:30pm
Hood Museum of Art
Intended Audience(s): Alumni, Public
Categories: Arts, Exhibitions, Lectures & Seminars, Workshops & Training
Registration required.

Discover some of the finest objects in the Hood's collection of African art, ranging from ceremonial sculpture and masks to objects used everyday. You'll learn techniques for exploring and appreciating any work of art you encounter. The workshop will be discussion based and participatory. Participation is limited. Call (603) 646-1469 by July 8 to register.

Image caption: Unknown artist, Kongo peoples, Republic of the Congo or Angola, Nkisi nkondi, power figure, late 19th century, wood and mixed media. Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund, the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund, the William B. Jaffe Memorial Fund, the William S. Rubin Fund, the Julia L. Whittier Fund and through gifts by exchange; 996.22.30233.

Originally submitted by: Charlotte C. Noordsy

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