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Family Program

Story Time: 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Brazil: The Ribbons of Bonfim

February 2, 2018 | 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Get ready to go on an imaginative adventure to Brazil! Join us for an interactive storytelling experience as we look, listen, and learn in our exhibition Axé Bahia. Children of all ages are invited to follow Martin’s magical journey to Brazil in 1, 2, 3 Suddenly in Brazil: The Ribbons of Bonfim, by Cristina Falcón Maldonado and Marta Fábrega (2011). After Story Time, create your own bracelet using Bonfim ribbon and make three wishes!

Story Time is a short format, informal storytelling program facilitated by Fowler educators from 11:30am–12:30pm  on the first and third Friday of each month. This event is free, no reservation required. All materials will be provided. Meet in the Fowler’s Lobby.

Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 221 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd | $12/day

About the Exhibition

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis, explores the distinctive cultural role of the city of Salvador, the coastal capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia and an internationally renowned center of Afro-Brazilian culture. Featuring more than 100 works from the mid-20th century to the present, including a stunning array of sculpture, painting, photography, video, and installation art, the exhibition explores the complexities of race and cultural affiliation in Brazil, and the provoca­tive ways in which artists have experienced and responded creatively to prevailing realities of Afro-Brazilian identity in Bahia.


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