Join Us for the Opening Reception for Dreaming Cultures: Myths and Visions of Distant Lands, Today

 Dreaming Cultures: Myths and Visions of Distant Lands
 
The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology will hold an opening reception for the exhibition, Dreaming Cultures: Myths and Visions of Distant Lands, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 5-6:30. The artist, Lida Penkova, will give a brief talk about her work. All are welcome to the opening.
 
Enter into a world where stories, myths, and symbols of diverse cultures are rendered in the art of self-taught artist, Lida Penkova. Born in Czechoslovakia, Lida Penkova spent her life traversing the globe. When she retired from a career as a psychotherapist, she decided to give form to the traditional stories that captivated her throughout her life’s journeys. Mythical and mundane characters are brought to life in paintings and linocuts that explore a wide range of themes—from the Mexican Days of the Dead to the Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime. 
 
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Oct. 3–25, 2013
 
The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology is located on the first floor for the Meriam Library Complex, across from the main entrance, in MLIB 180.
 
For more information, call 530-898-5397 or email anthomuseum@csuchico.edu.