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West Africa on the East Coast

Presented by Dr. Michael Norris

2020-02-22 14:00:00 2020-02-22 15:00:00 America/New_York West Africa on the East Coast Explore the cultural tapestry of West Africa through centuries of art from within its 18 present-day countries, especially the Benin kingdom of the Edo people. Peapack and Gladstone branch

Saturday, February 22
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-22 14:00:00 2020-02-22 15:00:00 America/New_York West Africa on the East Coast Explore the cultural tapestry of West Africa through centuries of art from within its 18 present-day countries, especially the Benin kingdom of the Edo people. Peapack and Gladstone branch

Explore the cultural tapestry of West Africa through centuries of art from within its 18 present-day countries, especially the Benin kingdom of the Edo people.

February is Black History Month.

Included in this program will be sculpture, metalwork, and ivories from local museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Princeton University Art Museum.

Mike got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and Ph.D. in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and has lectured on trips all over the world. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey. 

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Peapack and Gladstone branch

peapack-gladstone@sclibnj.org
Phone: 908-458-8440
Branch manager
Melissa Banks

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