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Talking Textiles

Thurs 4 Nov 2021

12pm - 1.30pm

 

Talking textiles: Kente with Wisbech & Fenland Museum

 

About this event
Join our Talking Textiles: Kente online lunchtime talk with artist Lorelle Aboagye, Kente specialist, lecturer, Curator and Art Historian, Dr Malika Kraamer and scientist Dr Margarita Gleba.
• Hear Lorelle Aboagye speak about her work.
• Find out about the history behind Kente and West African textiles in Wisbech & Fenland Museum’s collection with Dr Kraamer and Dr Gleba.
• Bring your own textiles for identification and share your textiles stories.
 
Please note this session will be recorded.
This session will be hosted by Sarah Coleman of Wisbech & Fenland Museum and Ariadne Henry of Cambridge City Council for Cambridge Black History Month and Cambridge Black Heritage in 2021.
This event is part of a programme of events and community engagement developed by Articles for Change project funded by the Museums Association Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund and New Conversations, funded by the Museums Association Esmée Fairbairn Sustaining Engagement with Collections Fund.
To book your place please click here
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talking-textiles-kente-tickets-195383596597

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