Rick Harlow to Speak at the Brauer Museum of Art

Inner Visions: Sacred Plants, Art and Spirituality

curated by Luis Eduardo Luna, on display from January 9 through April 5, 2015. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 9 am to 9 pm, A day-long symposium to accompany the exhibition featuring world-renowned authorities. Sessions from 9 am to 4 pm take place in the Harre Union, Ballroom A. The panel discussion at 7 pm will take place in the Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources Community Room.

1:30 – 2:30 pm, Rick Harlow, Shaman of Colors

The talk will focus on Harlow’s travels in the Colombian Amazon in 1987-88. He will speak about his time with the Yucuna and Macuna peoples, focusing on their rituals and lifestyle and how his painting was influenced by the experience. Harlow will talk about his initiation into the tribe and his first encounters with yagé (ayahuasca).

For more information about the exhibit, see: “Inner Visions Installation”.

For more about the symposium, visit: http://www.Valpo.edu

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