Saturday, March 8, 2014
| 10 am
East Building, Education Studios
Discover the spectacular Yoruba Egungun masquerade costumes in the Museum’s African collection. Create a garment from fabric, sequins, beads, and other embellishment to celebrate your family traditions.
For families with children ages 5–11. Gallery tour plus studio workshops. Kids and adults delight in exploring the Museum’s collection, creating projects together, and discovering one another’s creativity. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to explore. Register online, by calling (919) 715-5923, or in person at the Museum Box Office.
Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, Egungun Masquerade Costume, circa 1930–50, cloth, wood, and buttons, H. approx. 60 in., purchased with funds provided through a bequest from Lucile E. Moorman