DARK WATERS

Head to the Penn Museum for a drop-in workshop with Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj, whose work is currently featured in the Museum's special exhibition "Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq." People of all ages are invited to join in the creation of 2,379 small tin foil and plaster boats (representing the number of days that will have passed since the Syrian uprising on March 15, 2011). At 5 p.m., the boats will be incorporated into a live performance by Kourbaj, a variation on his notable video piece titled "Strike."

Head to the Penn Museum for a drop-in workshop with Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj, whose work is currently featured in the Museum's special exhibition "Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq." People of all ages are invited to join in the creation of 2,379 small tin foil and plaster boats (representing the number of days that will have passed since the Syrian uprising on March 15, 2011). At 5 p.m., the boats will be incorporated into a live performance by Kourbaj, a variation on his notable video piece titled "Strike." Info: www.penn.museum.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Penn Museum, 3260 South St.