WESeminar – Finding the Spirit of Inanga: African Musical Instruments Exhibition Tour and Demonstration

Friday, May 24, 2024, 2-3pm Olin Library 014 The World Music Archives & Music Library at Wesleyan University, in collaboration with PVD World Music Institute (Providence, RI), is currently hosting the exhibition Finding the Spirit of Inanga: Musical Instruments from Africa in Olin Library. Come see and hear some of the instruments up close, and learn … Read more

Composers in the Collections

Open House ▪ Installations ▪ Exhibitions Olin Library – 252 Church Street As part of NuMusWes24, explore the depth and breadth of Wesleyan’s music collections and installations: John Cage’s books and papers, African musical instruments, medieval manuscripts and early printed music, graphic and textual scores, and archives, recordings, and images of experimental music at Wesleyan, … Read more

Footprints of Faith: Exploring Wesleyan’s Missionary History

By Myka Modeste ’27 The African Materials Cultures @Wes Initiative (AfriMC@Wes) focuses on the depth of the history of Wesleyan’s relationship with Africa. In the process of studying the African items in Wesleyan’s collection we are analyzing the consequences of the scope of our influence and wealth in the founding of an African country. Investigating … Read more