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Turbante-se: An Afro-Brazilian Head Wrap Workshop

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Ayrson Heráclito, Oxum from the series Bori (Feeding the Head) , 2008/2011. Photograph, 100 cm x 100 cm. © Ayrson Heráclito.

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Off-site in Leimert Park: Brazilian-born artist Thaís Muniz explores the history of head wraps in Brazil and the broader Afro-Atlantic diaspora, illustrating their cultural significance through tutorials and workshops. 12pm: Enjoy a 30-min talk on the history of head wraps. 12:30-3pm: Drop by and watch Muniz demonstrate a range of styles on volunteers (first come, first served basis, ages 13+.) Click here for more information.

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February 25, 2018 12:00 PM — February 25, 2018 03:00 PM


West LA & Valley





Fowler Museum at UCLA — Website


308 Charles E Young Drive N
Los Angeles, CA

Associated Exhibition

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis