Guatemalan Masks Opening Celebration

Saturday, April 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Fowler - Lecture/Classroom - A103B - Lenart Auditorium

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required. 


Fowler Museum at UCLA
(310) 267-4007


Additional Information

Lecture, 6–7PM
Exhibition curator Patrick A. Polk introduces the masks on view in the context of Guatemalan masquerade traditions, offering insights into how these performances communicate regional identities, religious heritage, and popular history.

Opening Party, 7–9PM
Preview the exhibition and enjoy cocktails in the Davis Courtyard. Enjoy live performances by a Guatemalan marimba ensemble and a traditional dance troupe.

Related Exhibition:
Guatemalan Masks: Selections from the Jim and Jeanne Pieper Collection Traditional Guatemalan dance-dramas come to life in a vivid installation of eighty wood masks depicting animals, folk personae, and historical figures that are deeply rooted in Guatemalan religiosity and popular culture. With some examples dating back a century or more, the masks offer insights into how the dances articulate community identities. 

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