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When:
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Instructor:
Courtney Stewart
This lecture takes you on a captivating exploration of the rich cultural heritage of Maghrebi (North African) jewels and adornments, uncovering the traditions, symbolism and craftsmanship that have shaped the region’s aesthetic identity. Through tracing the evolution of adornment practices from ancient times to the present and examining the influences of Berber, Roman, Arab and Ottoman cultures, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the symbolic significance of these symbols of adornment, which serve as expressions of identity, status and cultural pride.
When:
Saturday, August 31, 2024
Instructor:
Al & Erik Farrow
Join us for a visit to the work and exhibition spaces of father and son team, Al and Erik Farrow. 

 Come see Al’s celebrated series of sculptures, Reliquaries, using deconstructed military ordnance to produce spectacular pieces representing the architecture of churches, mosques and synagogues. The sculptures are beautiful, shocking and profound. He has exhibited at museums and galleries around the world.
 Erik’s gallery, Farrow Fine Art Gallery, exhibits antique tribal art from Indonesia, Oceania, Africa and the Americas. Ritual and primitive power as well as beauty, abound in the objects in his gallery.
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