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Beautifully Wrapped

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Rachel Richardson  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

 

Event: Beautifully Wrapped Arts Exhibition
When: Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET
Location Secor Ballroom, 425 Jefferson St Downtown Toledo
Details: THE FASHION, TRADITION & SPIRITUALITY OF HEADWRAPPING is an exhibition that uses the global art of

Headwrapping as a way to explore the intersection of faith, fashion and culture through art. We ask essential questions about culture, society and the inner lives of individuals. In our contemporary world of social upheaval and religious conflict, this exhibition represents a beam of light.

What: EXHIBITION SPECIFICATIONS -The original mini-version of Beautifully Wrapped is an emerging series of 26 photographs exploring the beauty and practice of Headwrapping around the globe. The series is created as a traveling exhibition and designed as a universally accessible visual arts experience for museum, cultural center and gallery audiences. Hands-on engaging activities during the exhibition that consistent with our 3E model goals & objective: To Educate, Engage and Empower.
Companion Publication: Beautifully Wrapped Annual Calendar
Additional: This is a public ticketed event with drum & dance performances, Head Wrap Demo, 50/50 raffles, Natural Hair & African American Vendors Expo, Entertainment by DJ Sid Marious and grazing style- Food & Drinks.

Link:
Eventbrite
https://419beautifullywrapped.eventbrite.com

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/175656523040076

Organization info:
Women of Toledo was established in 2014 to build a community of diverse women and youth advocating for diversity & inclusion and economic empowerment. Their mission is to engage, educate and empower local young girls and women to keep moving forward. They offer educational programs, intergenerational leadership development and mentoring and meaningful dialog and coaching sessions – all proven to have a high impact in diversity awareness and positive social change. In addition, WOT provides services to all women interested in increasing their network, connections and professional opportunities. For more info visit: www.womenoftoledo.com

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