|Starts:||13:30 5 Jun 2017|
|Ends:||14:00 5 Jun 2017|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Who is it for:||Adults|
Collection Bites are half an hour talks hosted by our Visitor Team every other Monday. Our Visitor Team members are with our collections every day and so are the perfect people to give short intros to our collection with a bit of a contemporary twist.
This weeks talk is about Gelede: The Ultimate Spectacle
UNESCO is most famous for its list of World Heritage Sites – but what about when that heritage is not contained in a place, but a people? Learn about the cultural spectacle of Gelede and the Yoruba people of Nigeria, and about what is being done to help preserve this practice as part of the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
For a primer, check out the post on the Visitor Team blog about it here: https://storiesfromthemuseumfloor.wordpress.com/2016/10/14/gelede-masks/
Collection Bites are free to attend, and there is no need to book, just meet at reception 10 minutes before the talk to meet with the host and be taken to the study centre on the 3rd floor.
Adult, Free, Book mcrmuseum.eventbrite.com or ring 0161 306 1581
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