Salvador and Samba with Viver Brasil

Sunday, November 5, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Fowler - UCLA Art Council Amphitheater - Facility

Family Jam

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Contact

Fowler Museum at UCLA
fowlereducation@arts.ucla.edu

Website

https://www.fowler.ucla.edu/events/family-jam-salvador-...

Additional Information

Join us for a celebration of Brazil’s cultural and artistic heritage!

Find inspiration in our Axé Bahia exhibition, create your own musical instruments, and learn to Samba alongside performers from LA-based dance company Viver Brasil for a jolt of joyful color, thrilling rhythms, and communal celebration.


About the Exhibition

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis, explores the distinctive cultural role of the city of Salvador, the coastal capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia and an internationally renowned center of Afro-Brazilian culture.

Featuring more than 100 works from the mid-20th century to the present, including a stunning array of sculpture, painting, photography, video, and installation art, the exhibition explores the complexities of race and cultural affiliation in Brazil, and the provoca¬tive ways in which artists have experienced and responded creatively to prevailing realities of Afro-Brazilian identity in Bahia.
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