The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Doran H. Ross
November 16, 6:00 p.m.
"16 Kings, 1,000 Umbrellas: Asante Royal
Arts and the Wisdom of the Ancestors"
Learn about the gold regalia of the Asante people
of Ghana and the recent Festival of Thanksgiving
for the Ancestors, celebrated for the first time in
Henry Drewal, Ph.D.
February 3, 6:00 p.m.
"Body Beautiful: Personal Arts Among
the Yoruba and Their Neighbors"
Using slides and video, this presentation
considers the creative ways in which Africans
beautify and embellish their bodies for various
cultural and historical reasons.
January 9, 3:00 p.m.
Join the curator of the exhibition for a closer look
at this new installation of the Har Museum's
Robin Poynor, Ph.D.
January 23, 3:00 p.m.
Join UF Professor of Art History, Robin Poynor,
for a look at the Yoruba beadwork and other
objects in the exhibition.
February 16, 1:30 p.m.
The workshop features the African and Asian
exhibitions. Admission is free, but registration is
required. Call 352.392.9826 to register or for
April 16, 1:00 4:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour and family-friendly activities.
This exhibition made possible by the Museum Loan Network with
additional support provided by the Ham Program Endowment.
Woman's Dance Skirt, Kuba people, Democratic Republic of Congo
20th century, raffia fibers, natural dye, 54 x 29 x 5 1/4 inches
Gift of Anonymous Donor
photo credit: Randy Batista, Media Image Photography
S.W. 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611-2700
phone: 352.392.9826 www.ham.ufl.edu