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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

African Masquerades

Masquerading events are an essential aspect of African expression. They are performed in regions all across West and Central Africa in order to honor and commemorate divine beings and revered ancestors. Masquerades usually incorporate many different media, including facemasks, dancing wands, beads and noise makers, and vibrant textiles; when they are presented altogether, the performance itself appeals to multiple senses at one time.

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Olli Pamplin