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Dressing Zulu: A Panel Discussion

  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard Richmond, VA, 23221 United States (map)

Dressing Zulu celebrates the installation of elaborate beaded outfits for a Zulu man and woman. This panel discussion includes Hlengiwe Dube, noted Zulu beadwork artist and historian from Durban, South Africa. Joining Dube will be Henry John Drewal, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kate Gabrielli, Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Fellow in African Art, VMFA, will address technical analysis and conservation of the Zulu beaded outfits, and the conversation will be moderated by Richard Woodward, VMFA Curator of African Art.

Earlier Event: April 4
Aggie Zed
Later Event: April 5
Palmoa Barhaugh-Bordas