Opening Celebration: Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963 - 2017

April 22 · 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Free, Limited Seating

Join us for a fun afternoon of activities for all ages. Free admission to Odyssey, art making, fascinating demonstrations, and lively performances!

  • Make wood assemblages in the studio with Trisha Chason, 1-5 p.m.
  • Create a collaborative sculpture relief with artist Wesley Clark, 1-5 p.m.
  • Watch a fascinating marble-carving demo with artist Sebastian Martorana, 1-5 p.m.
  • Learn more about wood working during a demo with artist Rachel Rotenberg 1-5 p.m.
  • Listen to Sarah Hughes perform Ornette Coleman tunes in the exhibition galleries, 1 p.m.
  • Hear Spyros Koliavasilis and his trio perform Cretan and Greek songs, 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Enjoy storytelling with Maria Broom, pictured at right, featuring music by Jali D, 2 p.m.
  • Meet Odyssey Curator Katy Siegel and BMA Associate Curator of African Art Kevin Tervala in the gallery, 3 p.m.
  • Enjoy a taste of Greek fare, 1 p.m.

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Maria Broom tells a story to a large group of seated children.