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Thursday, November 2, 2017
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Center (130.10)
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Explore the history of the banjo through the MFA's instrument collection to better understand its complex history concerning slavery, racism, appropriation, and the music thereof, to see how the banjo is being used today to illuminate its history.

Jake Blount, multi-instrumentalist and scholar
Jayme Kurland, curatorial research fellow, Musical Instruments

Past Dates and Times

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

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