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Masquerade: A Carnival Celebration

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Sat., Oct. 1, 2011 | 7 – 9 pm

Free for Burke members, $25 for general public

The Burke Museum is hosting an opening party in true Carnival spirit! Enjoy live musical performances highlighting Venice, Brazil, and Trinidad, make wearable and festive Carnival crafts, and pose with your creations in the photo booth. Festive attire strongly encouraged!

Entry to this colorful, convivial evening is a benefit of membership; non-members are invited to attend for a fee, payable the night of the event, and should not RSVP. Become a Burke member and receive free entry to the Masquerade!


Female devil masqueraders, Oruro, Bolivia, 1998; courtesy Museum of International Folk Art.
Photo: Cynthia LeCount Samake