april, 2018

20aprAll Day18jun"CULTURE IN STONE" An outdoor exhibition of work by Zimbabwean Sculptors

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Event Details

An exhibition of  “Culture in Stone”, work by contemporary Zimbabwean stone sculptors will be on display in the Walled Gardens at Loseley Park from Friday 20th April – Sunday 22nd April during the Spring Garden Show, and then from Tuesday1st May –  Monday 18th June.

A selection of sculptures of various stones, shapes and sizes, created by artists represented by Culture in Stone are on display.  The artworks encapsulate the rooted culture of ZImbabwean artists.  The gardens provide an outdoor gallery experience which is delightful and appealing to all who visit.  The sculptures have a tribal history which will intrigue and entice you.  Shona sculpture is called after the name of the largest tribe engaged in sculpting. Zimbabwe derived from the Shona word Dzimbadzamabwe, which means “house of stone” is the only country on the African continent that has large deposits of stone suitable for sculpting.

Culture in Stone owner and curator Hillary Manuhwa and associate curator Biggie Chikodzi have curated exhibitions in outdoor setting for decades. These Shona stone sculptures have found their way around the world.

The Exhibition will be open on Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd April: 10.00am- 500pm. (Sunday 4.00pm) during the Spring Garden Show,  and from Tuesday 1st May – Monday 18th June.  (Garden opening times apply: Sunday – Thursday 11.00am – 5.00.  Closed Friday and Saturday).

 

 

 

Time

April 20 (Friday) - June 18 (Monday)

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