Continuing the Thread with Christopher Philipp

June 14, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Freeport Art Museum

121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport


Continuing the Thread
with Christopher Philipp

Thursday, June 14
Appetizers and wine: 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Presentation: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Members free – guests welcome with donation

Christopher Philipp, Collections Management Assistant with The Field Museum of Chicago, will visit FAM to talk about his trips to the Kuna Yala region of Panama. In 2006 and 2017 he and his wife visited the Island of Ustupu, San Blas Islands, Panama. While there, they interviewed and recorded Kuna men and women regarding molas and mola making. He will share the adventure of these collecting trips, the scope and history of the Field Museum’s mola collection, the MLN photo survey and the Oral Histories projects.

Please RSVP by June 10th