NEW BRITAIN MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART

Family Day

Ghana Paints Hollywood

Monday, February 19, 2018

Kente cloth draped around an Akin drum

Explore African Gold Coast culture at a Family Day presented in conjunction with the Museum's exhibition Ghana Paints Hollywood, which features over 50 hand-painted movie posters by Ghanaian artists. Visitors can illustrate their own movie poster in the Robert & Dorothy Vance Gallery while enjoying West African drumming. Then at 2 p.m., interactive performer Soro Bindi will present and demonstrate traditional Ghanaian dances, songs, and stories. Visitors will be invited to participate in playing Ghanaian instruments and learning various dances while learning about Ghana through oral stories.

Agenda:

1-1:45 p.m.: West African drumming in the galleries

2-2:45 p.m.: Ghanaian music and culture performance by Soro Bindi in Stanley Works Center

All day drop-in: Illustrate your own movie poster in the Robert &and Dorothy Vance Gallery

 

Admission

Free with Museum admission

Schedule

Monday, February 19, 2018 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm