The Menil Collection

Members Noontime Talk on 30 Works for 30 Years: Thinking Historically with a Textile

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 – Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

jan 19 noontime talk

Join Curator of Collections Paul R. Davis in Witnesses to a Surrealist Vision for a talk on maro, a type of tree bark textile from the island of New Guinea that imparts artistic ingenuity born out of indigenous responses to European desire.

Held every Friday for a small group, Member Noontime Talks make exhibitions more intimate and reveal the collection as never before. To sign up, please RSVP to membership@menil.org. If you are not currently a Menil Member, you can learn more and join here.


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