Celebrate the day after New Year's Day(Sunday, Jan. 2) at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson:
First Sundays Celebration: African Adventures
11:00AM – 5:00PM Museum Open and FREE!Community Performance Series: Woontanara, West African Dance and Drum
1:00 – 2:00PM Art Project Djembe Drums
Chrystie and Esperti classrooms
Children are invited to make and decorate an African Drum in the style of the djembe drums used in the performance that follows. Designs of African wildlife will adorn the drums. Contact Jane Lavino or call (307) 732-5417 for details. Generously sponsored by Wells Fargo.
2:00 – 3:00PM
Join us as we celebrate African culture in conjunction with our exhibition African Adventures with William R. Leigh and his Contemporaries. Daria, master dancer and choreographer, leads her costumed troupe with infectious enthusiasm bringing the vibrant color and rhythm of Africa to life. This program incorporates the song, dance, percussion, and native language of the African continent. Fun, interactive group participation makes this enjoyable for guests of all ages. Contact Jane Lavino or call (307) 732-5417 for details. Generously sponsored by Jan & Larry Finch.