Currently on View in the Reading Room – No Two Exactly Alike: Doilies from the Marge Engelman Collection
November 29, 2017 – January 31, 2018
Like snowflakes, no two doilies are exactly alike. Selected from the Marge Engelman (Class of 1965) Collection of more than 250 doilies, these examples represent a lost art made by artists lost to time.
Coming in January in the Design Gallery – Whirling Return of the Ancestors: Egúngún Arts of the Yorùbá in Africa and Beyond
January 24, 2018 – April 8, 2018
This dynamic, multi-sensorial exhibition exhibition presents the rich and varied artistry of Egúngún masquerades and other arts inspired by a tradition that honors and celebrates the power and eternal presence of ancestors among Yorùbá peoples of West Africa.
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