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Day of the Dead Exhibit Opens

September 13
Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico opens.


MOA Booth at Apple Fest

September 17
10:00am – 4:00pm
Visit the MOA booth at Historic Bethabara Park’s annual Apple Fest to see local Native American artifacts.


Resonance Exhibit Opens

October 11
Resonance: Musical Instruments in the African Diaspora opens.


MOA Booth at Dark in the Park

October 13
5:30pm – 8:00pm
Visit the MOA booth at Dark in the Park at Historic Bethabara Park to participate in a Day of the Dead craft.


Malian Music & American Jazz

October 17
4:00pm – 6:00pm Open House
6:00pm Lecture
Join us for an open house with Kokanko Sata Doumbia, Lamine Soumano, and Assaba Dramé. The Malian musicians of the Cradle of Jazz project will be available, along with interpreter Assigué Dolo, to demonstrate the range of their musical instruments and answer visitors’ questions.
At 6pm, Dr. Karen Chandler, director of the Arts Management program at the College of Charleston, will deliver a lecture on the history of jazz music in America and its African connections. Both events are free and open to the public.



Day of the Dead Family Day

October 22
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Celebrate the Day of the Dead with crafts, activities, and food related to this unique holiday at this all-ages event.  Admission is free.