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Opening Reception: “Around the Body, Around the World”

September 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT


Opening Reception: “Around the Body, Around the World”

Featured Exhibit of the 23rd Lotus World Music & Arts Festival
Friday, September 2   |  5:00-8:00pm  |  FREE
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (122 S. Walnut)

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Join us to for a reception to celebrate the opening of “Around the Body, Around the World”!  This exhibit, part of the 23rd annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival, 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 gallery talks on September 8th and September 17th.  The exhibit runs from September 1-24; see general gallery hours below.

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.

September 1-24  /  General 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

Image: Woman’s obi waist wrap, Japan. (On loan from the collection of Barbara Livesey)


September 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT


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