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May 17: See Santería at IMA with the Guided Tour "Seeing Santería"

"Seeing Santería: A Guided Tour" explores the roots of Magdalena Maria Campos-Pons's art in Afro-Cuban religion

When: Thursday May 17
Where: Indianapolis Museum of Art, Meet at entrance to Special Exhibitions Gallery

Santería is a New World religion derived from Yoruba (Nigeria, West African) spiritual traditions and Spanish folk Catholicism, practiced by millions in the Caribbean and South America. Growing up in Cuba, the practice of Santería shaped the life of María Magdalena Campos-Pons. Central to Santería are Orishas, multi-dimensional beings representing forces of nature symbolized by colors, numbers, rhythms and more. Join Anthony Artis, a.k.a Babalawo Awodele, a Santería high priest, for a fascinating tour through the Campos-Pons exhibition with an eye to the Santería rites, rituals and symbols reflected in her works.

Click here for music from Santeria rituals.

Free with special exhibition ticket ($12) / Free to museum members

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