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Artist Reception & Clay Flute Demonstration – Xilam Balam Ybarra
March 23 @ 11:00 am CDT
Come hear Minneapolis artist Xilam Balam Ybarra and his wife, Rebekah, introduce clay flutes in a traditional manner and share about their significance in the Mayan culture. The presentation will involve both discussion and playing of the flutes. Following this, Ybarra will do a demonstration on how to make traditional clay flutes.
Ybarra is one of the artists currently featured in Watermark’s exhibit, Madwewe – It Is Heard. This exhibit focuses on the ways in which we hear culture – through songs, words, sounds and more. Ybarra has multiple handcrafted clay flutes in the exhibit.