Free or low cost Community Events and college courses are intended to provide background on the yearly topic and to touch on areas related to the February Conference that may not be covered in its three-day format. The views of our presenters are their own and may not represent those of the Camden Conference.
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The Beauty and Meaning of African Masks
January 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
RuthAnn MacKinnon will give a talk on “The Beauty and Meaning of African Masks” on Saturday, January 30, 2 p.m., at the Vose Library in Union. MacKinnon, who has lived and worked in four African countries from which the masks were collected (Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa), will talk about the artistic beauty and cultural meanings of the masks in her collection. This event is free and open to all.
RuthAnn MacKinnon was born in Jefferson, Maine in 1934. She is a retired university lecturer, who has lived and worked in Scotland, Fiji, Canada, Nigeria, Uganda, and South Africa. In retirement she has taught adult literacy tutors and alternative classes for Medomak Valley High School, as well as seminars in stress management and mindfulness.