Friday, October 17, 2008

Event: Mami Wata Opening weekend

The Mami Wata exhibit opens tonight at the Chazen Museum of Art. A lecture by exhibition curator Henry Drewel begins at 6 pm, followed by a costume reception with food, music and dancing at 7 pm. The lecture is free. Admission to the reception is $8 for members, $12 for nonmembers and $5 for UW students with I.D.

Saturday afternoon is Celebrate Water Spirits: A Family Day from 12 pm to 4 pm. This event will also have music and dancing, as well as a paper mask-making workshop and guided exhibition tours. The event is free.

For a full schedule of events, click here.