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Akan, Ghana, Linguist Staff and Top Representing a Man Holding a Book, c. 1930, wood and gold leaf, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Cultural Intersections

Saturday, May 11, 2013
3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

What happens when two cultures meet? Diplomacy, trade, war, peace—and cultural exchange! Like explorers from a past era, discover a variety of works at the MFAH that reveal artistic transmission. Join the discussion on this 45-minute guided tour.

Education Programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; Michael C. Linn in memory of his mother Patricia G. Linn; the National Museum of Korea; Mrs. Evelyn Houstoun Chew; The Hamill Foundation; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; The Boeing Company; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Mr. William J. Hill; An Anonymous Donor; Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; JPMorgan Chase Foundation; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.