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Family Day • Opening Paths

Join us for a special Free First Saturday Family Day celebrating the work of Imna Arroyo and the exhibition Opening PathsEnjoy a family-friendly foam print activity inspired by Arroyo’s work as well as live music by renowned drummer Asher Delerme.

Time: 11 AM – 1 PM
Cost: Free and open to all

This program will be presented bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

About Asher Delerme

Cultural arts educator, clinician, administrator and master drummer, Asher Delerme occupies both worlds as a professional musician and clinical social worker/administrator with equal proficiency. He is a founding member of the world beat/salsa band, MIKATA (All of Us) and has recorded with numerous jazz and world music ensembles. Since 2005, he has been a principal member of Yucca Yeke Maguay, a musical ensemble that honors the first people of the Caribbean. Currently he performs with the Suso/Glass Quartet, a collaboration between legendary kora player Foday Musa Susa and world-renowned composer Philip Glass.

In addition, Asher is a seasoned educational/performance artist who is listed with the CT Commission for the Arts Contours program and the Young Audiences of America program.  He is a former artist-in-residence for the New York State Commission on the Arts.  As a musician and educator, Asher has been exploring the powerful connection between human development, the arts and learning.  His cumulative knowledge in psychosocial development and the ethnomusicology of African, Caribbean, and Jazz musical genres provide him with a unique training perspective in music education, multicultural issues and social development.

Date

Aug 03 2024

Time

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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