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Exhibit: From Motherhood to Mother Goddess
Start Date: 3/14/2013Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 3/14/2013End Time: 7:00 PM

Event Description

The exhibition, curated by our Fullbright Nehru scholar from India, Neeta Omprakash, includes works from Africa, Cuba and India and includes artists who are Tibetan, Puerto Rican and Egyptian. At the opening reception the former Tibetan monk, Tenzin Wangchuk will bless the site with ritual chants, Raouf Mama will tell a story about the African Goddess, and the contemporary performance artist Karen Dolminiscth will give a presentation in the gallery!

Please be sure to join us!  The programming will go from 4 - 5:30 p.m. and there will be a reception with many of the artists in attendance until 7 p.m.

Also please note that on Wednesday April 3 from 3 - 5 p.m. we will host a panel discussion with several leading scholars about the image of the Goddesses, held in Shafer Auditorium. 

Contact Information:
Name: Akus Gallery
Phone: 860-465-4659
Email: deojayr@easternct.edu
Admission Information:
The event is free and open to the public.
Other Details:
Gallery hours are: Tuesday & Wednesday - 11-5; Thursday - 1-7; Saturday & Sunday - 2-5
Event Website:
www.easternct.edu/akusgallery

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