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Philadelphia Museum of Art Young Friends’ ‘Fall into Art’ Soiree

Philadelphia Museum of Art Young Friends hosted their fall event at the museum’s Perelman Building “Fall into Art”.

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Nearly 200 young friends came out to the shindig which featured tours of Creative Africa, an open bar, a silent auction, light bites, entertainment including a

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performance by African Rhythm Drum & Dance Troupe.  Proceeds from the event support art conservation, and acquisitions for the collection.

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Nicole Mayo, Morgan Sidberry and Lauren Hunter

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Creative Africa Season
The four other exhibitions of the Creative Africa season focus mainly on modern and contemporary African art and design or offer a dialogue between past and present, tradition and innovation, and local and global concerns. Each calls attention to the continuities and differences between African art forms over the centuries. All of the exhibitions are presented in the galleries of the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building.

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Deidre Sawinski, Ernie Poon, Jackie Bernier and Laveen Todi

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Elise Thompson and Tamara Opila

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Fashionable Abena Bempah looked fabulous at the soiree with her DIY headband and thrift store bag adorned with flowers she bought at AC Moore.

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Jesse Dean and Joe Nelson

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Regi Huc and Laura DeYoung

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Ian Hincken, co – chair of the Young Friends Executive Board, Sarah Wright, member of the Young Friends and John Vick, Project Assistant Curator of Creative Africa Season