Storytelling and Mudcloth Making at VMFA!

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosted its free Family Day 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, celebrating the art and culture of Mali.

Storytelling and Mudcloth activities with Virginia Friends of Mali, dancing, performances by musician Cheick Hamala Diabate and DJ Mikemetic & the Afro Beta Drummers were featured, along with quilting demonstrations by the Sisters of the Yam African-American Quilters Guild, clay vessel demonstrations by Carren Clarke and woodcut print demonstrations by Dennis Winston.

Storytelling in the Library with The Alapini-Sakponou Women had it covered with these two books:





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