Event Title
Echoes of Africa Exhibition
Name San Diego Public Library Art Gallery
Address 330 Park Blvd
City San Diego
State CA
Zip 92101
Opening Hours Gallery Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 1 7 p.m. Wednesday Saturday, Noon 5 p.m. Closed on Sunday
Location Central San Diego
Telephone 6192365881
Email onview@sandiego.gov
Web Site http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/visualarts
   
Contact Bonnie Domingos  
Fee Free
Reception Date 4-6-2022
Dates Starts On 4-6-2022   Ends On 20-8-2022
Opening Days Opening Reception will take place on June 4th, 2022 promptly at 12:00 p.m. on the 1st floor courtyard with a special performance by the World Beat Center African Drum & Dance group.
Event Description Echoes of Africa celebrates classical and contemporary artistic traditions by African and African American artists. This two-part exhibition features African artifacts from San Diego Mesa College's World Cultures Art collection coupled with artworks produced by local contemporary artists. A dynamic group of artifacts will be exhibited, featuring objects that demonstrate the mastery of African artisans in metal, wood, ceramics, beadwork, and textiles. The Fine Arts gallery will highlight artworks by contemporary local artists in conversation with select African artifacts, echoing and responding to aspects of their materials, symbolism, and creative process. The exhibition pays tribute to the ongoing cultural and artistic influence of African art on African American artists and celebrates our connections to the spirit and history of African and African American culture.
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