The Menil Collection

Curator Talk: Paul R. Davis on Bird-Figure Shrines from West Africa

Sunday, Mar. 8, 2020 – Sunday, Mar. 8, 2020

03:00 PM – 04:00 PM


Installation view of Collection Close Up: Of Heaven and Earth. Photo: Paul Hester

The Menil’s Curator of Collections Paul R. Davis discusses bird symbolism and the use of shrines from Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali on view in the exhibition Collection Close-Up: Of Heaven and Earth.

The Menil’s Curator Talks are discussions about a single work of art, or group of works, on view in the museum’s galleries. These programs are free and open to the public. Further information regarding accessibility and parking can be found here.


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