Locations: Sculpture Court and Level 1
Capacity is limited; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
11 a.m.–4 p.m.: Art making on the Level 2 Lobby
12 p.m, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.: 30-minute curator talks starting in the Level 1 Lobby
11:30 a.m–12:30 p.m.; 1–2 p.m.; 2:30–3:30 p.m.: Coffee Ceremony on the Sculpture Court
Celebrate the opening of Ethiopia at the Crossroads, the first major art exhibition in America to examine Ethiopian art in a global context. Explore the artistic traditions of Ethiopia from their origins to the present day, and join us for curator talks and art-making to celebrate the debut of this extraordinary display. Special products related to Ethiopia at the Crossroads will beavailable at the Museum Store and Cafe.
Folding Processional Icon in the Shape of a Fan (detail), Ethiopia, Lake Tana (Dabra Tana Qirqos), late 15th century. Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1996.