Sunday at the Met—Art in Crisis: Mali

Learn how a regional crisis in Mali is impacting the country's cultural heritage and what is being done to preserve and protect its visual and performing arts. 

Introduction:
Alisa LaGamma, Andrall E. Pearson Curator in Charge, Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lectures:
Gregory Mann, historian and Associate Professor, Department of History, Columbia University

Jerome Vogel, independent historian

Kassim Koné, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, State University of New York at Cortland

Banning Eyre, world-music journalist and guitarist

Mary Jo Arnoldi, Curator of African Ethnology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Performance:
Siya, a trio of Mande griot musicians from Mali

Recorded April 6, 2014

This program is made possible by the Pearl Ehrlich Lecture Fund.

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