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Rites and Rhythms with Dance Afrikana

CANCELED | Rites and Rhythms with Dance Afrikana

Enjoy a self-guided experience in the galleries of Afro-Atlantic Histories. As you explore the exhibition, use your mobile device to access videos by dancer, scholar, and “artivist” Lindsay Gary, who is on hand to answer questions. In the videos, she performs and shares her unique perspective on Afrocentric spirituality, celebrating the powerful roles of African women.

About the Program
Admission, including entry to this event and the exhibition, is free. Lindsay Gary is the founder and artistic director of Dance Afrikana, a Houston dance company created to connect and empower people of the African diaspora through the African dance tradition.

Plan Your Visit This event takes place in Cullinan Hall, located near the entrance of the Law Building. On Thursdays, the Museum is open until 9 p.m.

Safety Guidelines A risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public setting, and masks are required indoors. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here.

Accessibility Questions or Requests? If you have any questions about accessibility, email or call 713.639.7300.

► We’re sorry, but this event has been canceled. The Museum will try to schedule another program with Dance Afrikana soon.

Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; H-E-B; MD Anderson Cancer Center; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; Sharon G. Dies; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.

“Afro-Atlantic Histories” is co-organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Museu de Arte de Sāo Paulo in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

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