The New Bedford Historical Society in collaboration with Alison Wells Fine Art Gallery & House of Tafari Collection presents “Wrap with Sprit” The Art & Fashion of African Head Wrapping, The New Bedford Art Museum, 608 Pleasant St. New Bedford, Thurs., 4/18, 6–8 p.m. This fun hands-on workshop explores the multi-faceted functions of African head wrapping, from the artful manipulation of wraps, to its cultural, spiritual, and healing relevance.
Imani McFarlane, Creative Director and Production Manager for the House of Tafari Collection (HOTC) will lead 24 participants with Live head wrap demonstrations using audience members. There will also be a Head Wrap Contest with a prize of a HOTC head wrap product. Cash bar and light refreshments provided.
Wrapshop Participants: $25 (limited to 24 participants). Audience Members: $10
Vending: Original HOTC Head Wraps will be on display and for Purchase at Alison Wells Fine Art Gallery, 106 William St New Bedford (next door to the New Bedford Art Museum)
For additional information or to register contact Karen at the NB Historical Society at (509) 979-8828.
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