Celebrate Winter Exhibitions at the Fowler
We welcome the UCLA Community back to campus with four exhibitions to explore. Mingle with students, faculty, and staff; sample Ghanaian and Australian food and drinks; dance along with a Ghanaian procession; and enjoy curator-led tours.
Event is open to all and free with RSVP.
5pm Welcome | Courtyard
5:15pm Tour of Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia’s Top End with Gassia Armenian | Getty Gallery
6:45pm Ghanaian traditional music by Volta, led by Nani Agbeli | Goldenberg Galleria
7pm Tour of ‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God with Erica P. Jones | Lucas Gallery
Aboriginal Screen-Printed Textiles from Australia’s Top End is organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Major support is provided by the Martha and Avrum Bluming Exhibition Fund and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Additional generous funding is provided by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Fowler Textile Council, the Anne and John Summerfield Fowler Museum Fund, the Anawalt Center for the Study of Regional Dress Fund, the Australian Consulate-General Los Angeles, Mary Herne and David Kenin in memory of Barbara K. Herne, Andrew Adelson, Connie McCreight and Kerry Smallwood. Lead support for the publication is provided by the R. L. Shep Endowment Fund at the Fowler Museum and Ethnic Arts Council of Los Angeles.
‘How Do You See This World?’: The Art of Almighty God is organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA and co-curated by the late Doran H. Ross, former director of the Fowler Museum, and completed posthumously by Erica P. Jones, Fowler curator of African arts, and Betsy D. Quick, former Fowler director of education and curatorial affairs. Generous support is provided by the Doran H. Ross Fund for African Exhibitions and the Fowler Fund.
Fowler in Focus: Communication Systems in a Global Context is organized by the Fowler Museum in partnership with the Hammer Museum and the UCLA Library. The exhibition is made possible by major funding from the Office of the Centennial | UCLA External Affairs. Additional support is provided by donors to the Fowler’s UCLA Spark crowdfunding campaign.
Gosette Lubondo: Imaginary Trip is organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA and curated by Erica P. Jones, curator of African arts, and Elaine Ericksen Sullivan, Andrew W. Mellon post-doctoral curatorial fellow at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Support comes from the Fowler Contemporary Council Fund.
Jennifer Wurrkidj (b. 1973) of Bábbarra Women’s Centre, Kunronj (Freshwater story), designed 2007, printed 2018; screen print; three stencils, linen and ink; Fowler Museum at UCLA, X2018.15.8; Museum purchase with Fowler Textile Council funds
Kwame Akoto (Almighty God) (b. 1950, Kumasi, Ghana), “Self-portrait of Kwame Akoto,” 2012; pigment on plywood; Fowler Museum at UCLA, X2016.35.2; Gift of Doran H. Ross