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Whirling Return of the Ancestors

Egúngún Arts of the Yorùbá in Africa and Beyond

Event Details

Sunday, April 1, 2018
12-4 p.m.
Immerse yourself in a multi-sensorial experience. Whirling Return of the Ancestors celebrates the Yorùbá tradition of honoring the departed with arts and actions. Dazzling masquerade ensembles and diverse contemporary art (film, paintings, photographs, sculptures, textile assemblages) will transport you to an African cultural world … and otherworldly spirits.