Varied history behind coverings
The Folk Arts Program at Arts Mid-Hudson will present a workshop on African-American head-wrappings led by Poughkeepsie resident Monique Fisher at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 29.
Over time, head coverings have symbolized everything from wealth and status, to enslavement to the latest style. Call 845-454-3222 or email [email protected] for information. Arts Mid-Hudson is located at 696 Dutchess Turnpike in Poughkeepsie.
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