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Special Event

Wine with the Curator: Descanse en Paz (Rest in Peace)

July 17, 2024 | 5:30PM - 7:30PM



Join us for an after-hours walk-through of Descanse en Paz: Memorial Paintings from 19th-Century Mexico led by Senior Curator of Latin American and Caribbean Popular Arts Patrick A. Polk. The evening will be paired with wine and appetizers in the courtyard. 

Patrick A. Polk’s research interests encompass material religion and visual piety, religion and healing, popular religion in North and Latin America, and African diasporic sacred arts. He has curated several Fowler exhibitions, including: The House Was Too Small: Yoruba Sacred Arts from Africa and Beyond; Botánica Los Angeles: Latino Popular Religious Art in the City of Angels; Sinful Saints and Saintly Sinners at the Margins of the Americas; and Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis.

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