(New Orleans)—Loyola’s Collins C. Diboll Gallery will host, “Stop the Sun: Art and Agency in Kuba Funeral Rituals,” a lecture by David Binkley, Frese Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, on January 11, at 7 p.m., in Multimedia Room II of Loyola’s Monroe Library. A reception will follow in the Diboll Gallery.
The event is in conjunction with the gallery’s current exhibition, Inside the Congo: An Introduction to the Field Research Archives of Frére Joseph Cornet (Part II. The show, which runs through February 28, 2007, is curated by William Fagaly, the Francoise Billion Richardson Curator of African Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, and includes Congolese objects from private New Orleans collections to compliment the archive.
Diboll Gallery hours are Monday — Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, please visit http://www.loyno.edu/dibollgallery/, or call (504) 861-5456.