Oberlin College and Conservatory

Sunday Object Talk: Egúngún (Masquerade Dance Costume)

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 2:00pm

Allen Memorial Art Museum, King Sculpture Court
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

This Sunday Object Talk at the Allen Memorial Art Museum features Gwen Cappel-McCoy '21 speaking on the Egúngún (Masquerade Dance Costume), made by Yoruba peoples in the mid-20th century.

Designed for the casual visitor, these student-led sessions focus on a work of art on view in the galleries. A 20-minute interactive session will include the opportunity to ask questions

Talks begin at 2 p.m.; meet in the King Sculpture Court

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[Image: Yoruba peoples, Egúngún (Masquerade Dance Costume), mid-20th century. Mixed media: fabrics, cowrie shells, sequins, bronze elephant figurine, bells, fringe. Oberlin Friends of the Art Fund and Gift of Eric Robertson in memory of Sylvia Williams (OC 1957), 2000.13]

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Ava Prince

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