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Exhibition Opening: Volta Photo—Starring Sanlé Sory and the People of Bobo-Dioulasso in the Small but Musically Mighty Country of Burkina Faso

April 26, 2018
5:00PM8:00PM
Griffin Court and Galleries 188–89
Free to Illinois residents or with museum admission, no registration required

Join us for the public exhibition opening of Volta Photo: Starring Sanlé Sory and the People of Bobo-Dioulasso in the Small but Musically Mighty Country of Burkina Faso. Enjoy a cash bar, complimentary snacks, and West African records spun by Florent Mazzoleni.

Ibrahima Sanlé Sory. Tiamodjan, the lead guitarist for Echo del Africa Nacional, 1965/75. Promised gift of Ralph and Nancy Segall. © Ibrahima Sanlé Sory. Courtesy of Florent Mazzoleni.