Sunday, April 6, 3:00–4:30 p.m.
Learn how a regional crisis in Mali is impacting the country's cultural heritage and what is being done to preserve and protect its visual and performing arts. With Mary Jo Arnoldi, Banning Eyre, Kassim Kone, Alisa LaGamma, Gregory Mann, Jerome Vogel, and a performance by Siya, a trio of Mande griot musicians from Mali featuring virtuoso kora player Yacouba Sissoko.
This Sunday at the Met is made possible by the Pearl Ehrlich Lecture Fund.
Above: Male Figure with Raised Arms (detail), 16th–20th century. Dogon peoples; Mali, Tintam village. Wood, patina; H. 82 7/8 x W. 14 1/4 x D. 8 3/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969 (1978.412.322)
Free with Museum admission