Story Time at the Fowler

Friday, February 2, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Fowler Museum Venue - Galleries

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public.


Fowler Museum at UCLA


Additional Information

Get ready to go on an imaginative adventure to Brazil! Join us for an interactive storytelling experience as we look, listen, and learn in our exhibition "Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis."

Children of all ages are invited to follow Martin’s magical journey to Brazil in "1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Brazil: The Ribbons of Bonfim" (2011). After Story Time, create your own bracelet using Bonfim ribbon and make three wishes!

Story Time is a short format, informal storytelling program facilitated by Fowler educators from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm on the first and third Friday of each month.

All materials will be provided. Meet in the Fowler’s Lobby.

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. Since the 1940s, Salvador has been an internationally renowned center of Afro-Brazilian culture, and it remains an important hub of African-inspired artistic practices in Latin America.

This exhibition is the most comprehensive presentation of Bahian arts to date in the U.S., and features the work of such modernists as Mário Cravo Neto, Rubem Valentim, and Pierre Verger, as well as contemporary artists Rommulo Vieira Conceição, Caetano Dias, Helemozão, Ayrson Heráclito, and others. Axé Bahia features more than 100 works from the mid-20th century to the present, including a stunning array of sculpture, painting, photography, video, and installation art.

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