Exhibition Opening | Malay Theatre

Event time: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53) See map
53 Wall St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

Opening Reception Thursday, February 2nd | 5 PM

Major Malay intangible cultural heritage forms include shadow puppetry wayang kelantan (formerly wayang siam) and the 2005 UNESCO recognized female dance drama mak yong.

Meet the curators: Kathy Foley (wayang kelantan) and Patricia Ann Hardwick (mak yong). Special Malay silat dance presentation by Dr. Zainal bin Abd Latiff.

For more information on the exhibition, please see http://ism.yale.edu/event/exhibition-malay-theatre

Acknowledgements: Mark Bauer, Whitney Humanities Center; Martin Jean, Institute of Sacred Music; Phyllis Granoff; Pat Matusky Yamaguchi; Karen Smith; Rachim bin Hamzah; PuTRA Centre for Traditional Performing arts ASWARA; Pak Nik Mustapha Nik Md Salleh; Mohd Kamanzaman Taib; Kadijah Julie Mohd Johari; Malaysia-America Commission on Educational Exchange (Fulbright); UCSC Arts Research Institute; UCSC Committee on Research, Art Division Dean’s Fund for Excellence; Asian Cultural Council (NYC); East-West Center Art Gallery

Open to: 
General Public