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November 9, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. and last until 8 p.m.
Cultural Center Auditorium
19470 Oak Rd W
Gulf Shores, AL 36547
Free to the public.
Ibiyinka Alao - Cultural Center Event Invitation
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A Night with Ibiyinka Alao: "My Fireflies, An Island Experience"

Saturday, November 9, 2019

The City of Gulf Shores is excited to welcome United Nations Art Ambassador Ibiyinka Olufemi Alao to the Cultural Center on Saturday, November 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. for his presentation of “My Fireflies, An Island Experience.” Locals & visitors are invited to join Ibi for a night of art, culture, storytelling and inspiration. Ibi is an artist, filmmaker and author who represented his country, Nigeria, and became the first place winner of the prestigious United Nations International Art Competition amongst 61 countries. Ibi’s works have received worldwide recognition and are currently on tour in the United States. His paintings have been exhibited at a broad list of countries and places, including The National Museum of Nigeria, the Martin Luther King Art Center, the Nigerian Embassy, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Cultures, the Queensborough Library International Resource Center, the United Nations headquarters, the World Bank headquarters, and the Empire State Building.