Museum of Americas receives special attention from iconic institution

02/06/2014 10:38 AM

02/06/2014 10:39 AM

Weatherford’s Museum of the Americas garnered special attention at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth on Saturday, Jan. 25.

The concert that evening, titled Caminos del Inka, featured the music of six Andean countries. Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya’s vision was to provide a background for the concert and he requested a variety of activities in the lobby of the concert hall that evening including folk music, a hands–on introduction to the various indigenous musical instruments, and a display of the textiles and folk art of the respective countries. The Museum of the Americas was invited to set up an exhibit of textiles and crafts from its collection.

The display featured textiles from Peru, Bolivia and Chile, dolls and ceramic figures playing musical instruments, as well as indigenous musical instruments, including a one-string violin from Argentina.

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