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West Africa on the East Coast with Michael Norris

Armchair Art Tour Series with Michael Norris.

Saturday, May 18, 10:30 am, Meeting Room

Explore the cultural tapestry of West Africa through centuries of art from within its 18 present-day countries, especially the Benin kingdom of the Edo people. Included will be sculpture, metalwork, and ivories from local museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Princeton University Art Museum.

Michael Norris spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum fo Art and has lectured on trips all over the world.

Date:Saturday May 18, 2019 Time:10:30 AM  –  12:00 PM

Location:Meeting Room

Event Location: Community Meeting Room
Sponsored by Rye Free Reading Room