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FGCU Library Art Gallery Presents African Fabrics: The Culture of Cloth

WHO     FGCU Department of Art, for the public

WHAT     “African Fabrics: The Culture of Cloth” exhibition

WHEN     Monday, Oct. 27 through Monday, Dec. 8
     Gallery Hours:     Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
               Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE     Library art gallery

WHY          A survey of West and Central African woven fabric traditions, including bogolan mudcloth from Mali, kente cloth from Ghana, and raffia palm embroidered textiles from Congo. The fabrics on display are on loan from local collections and are accompanied with textual research by FGCU students enrolled in Art History 4520, African Art. The exhibition was curated and produced by art professor Patricia Fay.

COST     Free

CONTACT     Patricia Fay at (239) 590-7229

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