African Twilight June 10 – September 13, 2021

Two Hadza hunters overlook their territory bordering Lake Eyasi, east of the Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

 

African Twilight
Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher 

The pioneering work of Beckwith & Fisher brings the dazzling diversity of African ceremonies, heritage and culture to our island.  They record a disappearing culture before it is too late.
 
The photographs cover 15 years of pioneering work that brings us the dazzling diversity of African ceremonies, rituals & culture.
 

Bringing the personal connections and meaningful under- standing for which they are renown, the women capture the broad cultural diversity of the sacred rituals of birth, death, courtship, leadership, healing and more.  The landmark exhibition transports us to a world of connections between individual and community, body and soul, land and people. The photographs cover 15 years of pioneering work that brings us the dazzling diversity of African ceremonies, rituals & culture.

Sponsored by The Honeywell Charitable Fund,  Glen Moreno & Marilee Wood, Town of Friday Harbor, San Juan Island Community Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington State Arts Commission, Dave Ralston & Don Pollard, Printonyx, Harbor Rentals, Joe Cooper Design LLC and Browne’s Home Center.

   Turkana Girl, Kenya

All exhibits and events will be in compliance with any pandemic restrictions and schedules. SJIMA has all COVID protections in place for your safety and that of our staff and volunteers. You will be asked to wear a mask. Should you not have one, we will provide one. 

Admission is $10 and free to members and those 18 and younger. Mondays are Pay As You Can days. More information and updates can be found at https://sjima.org/.  SJIMA is located at 540 Spring Street in Friday Harbor, WA and all are welcome to this joyous show.

Hours:  Thursday -Monday 11-5   Mondays are Pay As You Can Days

 

Sponsored by:

                                                              

The Honeywell Charitable Trust, Glen Moreno & Marilee Wood, KCTS Channel 9, San Juan Island Community Foundation, Town of Friday Harbor, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington State Arts Commission, Kim Miller, Peg Gerlock & Phil Johnson. Don Pollard & Dave Ralston, Kenmore Air, Printonyx, Harbor Rental, Joe Cooper Designs LLC, Richard Hobbs, FAIA, and Browne’s Home Center.