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Exhibit: “Around the Body, Around the World”

August 31, 2016 - September 24, 2016


“Around the Body, Around the World”

Featured Exhibit of the 23rd Lotus World Music & Arts Festival
September 1-24  |  
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (122 S. Walnut)  |  FREE

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Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Extended hours till midnight on Festival showcase nights Sept. 16-17

“Around the Body, Around the World” explores global garment traditions ranging from the ceremonial to the everyday.  From shirts to skirts to sashes, and from elaborate beadwork to subtle dyes, textiles from private regional collections tell a story of wearable culture across centuries and continents.

The public is also invited to an opening reception on September 2nd and gallery talks on September 8th and September 17th.

In partnership with Ivy Tech Community College and the Center for Lifelong Learning.

Items generously on loan from the collections of Gail Hale, Suzanne Halvorson, William Itter, Barbara Livesey, Harold Mailand, George Malacinski and Sarah Noggle.

Image: Man’s kente strip-woven wrap, Ewe people, Ghana. (On loan from the collection of William Itter)


August 31, 2016
September 24, 2016


Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
122 S. Walnut
Bloomington, IN 47404 United States
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