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Dance Theatre of Harlem's History Comes Alive in FWMoA Exhibit

Courtesy/Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Credit Julia Meek / WBOI News
Amanda Martin and Karen Gibbons-Brown feel that this multi-media exhibit is the perfect way to engage the public on many sensory levels.

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is offering the public a unique experience with their latest exhibit, "Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts."

Digging deep into the troupe's archives, this multi-media tour engages art, dance, theater and history lovers alike.

WBOI's Julia Meek met with FWMoA Deputy Director Amanda Martin and Karen Gibbons-Brown from the Fort Wayne Ballet to discuss the impact of this many-faceted exhibit.

Event Information:

"Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts"
@ Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Exhibit runs through March 15th, 2015
"Curator's Tour" on Thursday, February 5th
For more information, visit their website.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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