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African American Masking and Spirituality in Mardi Gras

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE
African American Masking and Spirituality in Mardi Gras

Virtual Evening with the Curators: Mystery in Motion: African American Masking and Spirituality in Mardi Gras

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition Mystery in Motion: African American Masking and Spirituality in Mardi Gras, with guest curators Kim Vaz-Deville and Ron Bechet. The exhibition explores the history and diverse spiritual influences of Black masking traditions, including Black masking Indians, Baby Dolls, and skull and bone gangs, with more than two dozen suits and masking components displayed, along with African artifacts. The curators will share highlights from the exhibition and insights into the curatorial process. This event will take place over Zoom and is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required, and a Zoom link will be sent to registrants the day of the program.

The exhibition opens to the public at the Presbytère

Details

Date:
February 25
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Venue

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New Orleans, LA United States