Community Day: Mapa Wiya (Your Map’s Not Needed)

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Presented by Menil Collection at The Menil Collection, Houston TX

Sep 14
Community Day: Mapa Wiya (Your Map’s Not Needed)

Join us for a day of music and performances to celebrate the opening of Mapa Wiya (Your Map’s Not Needed): Australian Aboriginal Art from the Fondation Opale.

Schedule of events

11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Join us for a day of outdoor performances and workshops on the North Lawn to celebrate the opening of the exhibition. Food trucks will be available.
11 a.m.
Front Lawn
Stanley Gawurra Gaykamangu will kick off the day’s festivities with a musical performance.
12 p.m.
The Alabama Coushatta Tribe of Texas will perform a variety of dances from regional powwow celebrations.
1:30 p.m.
Choreographer and dancer Amrita Hepi will lead a one-hour collaborative dance workshop; sign-up is encouraged for this event, please check in at the front desk.

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Schedule of events

11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Join us for a day of outdoor performances and workshops on the North Lawn to celebrate the opening of the exhibition. Food trucks will be available.
11 a.m.
Front Lawn
Stanley Gawurra Gaykamangu will kick off the day’s festivities with a musical performance.
12 p.m.
The Alabama Coushatta Tribe of Texas will perform a variety of dances from regional powwow celebrations.
1:30 p.m.
Choreographer and dancer Amrita Hepi will lead a one-hour collaborative dance workshop; sign-up is encouraged for this event, please check in at the front desk.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

The Menil Collection

1533 Sul Ross Street, Houston, TX 77006

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PARKING INFO

The museum’s main parking lot is located at 1515 West Alabama Street. Street parking is available on Sul Ross, Mulberry, Mandell, Branard, and West Main Streets and in lots adjacent to Richmond Hall and the Byzantine Fresco Chapel.

Buses are prohibited from parking in or driving through the lot at 1515 West Alabama Street. Buses should drop off groups at the main entrance sidewalk at 1533 Sul Ross Street and may park along Mulberry Street.

Parking is prohibited in designated crosswalks located on Sul Ross and Branard Streets.

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