Global Dining: Guatemala in East Hollywood
The final global dining experience will conclude with a prix fixe lunch by Amalia’s Restaurant in East Hollywod. Enjoy kak`ik, a traditional Maya turkey soup spiced with coriander, achiote, and chili peppers, and served with corn tortillas and tamales. Meet at the restaurant by 1PM. $30 Fowler members, $35 general.
Inspired by current Fowler exhibitions, this summer dining series is curated for like-minded, adventurous foodies to enjoy authentic dishes from Nigeria, India, and Guatemala. Each event has a limited capacity and requires advance tickets (no walk-ins). To register, contact Fowler Public Programs at email@example.com or 310-267-4007.
Related Exhibition: Guatemalan Masks: Selections from the Jeanne and Jim Pieper Collection.
Traditional Guatemalan dance-dramas come to life in a vivid installation of eighty wood masks depicting animals, folk personae, and historical figures that are deeply rooted in Guatemalan religiosity and popular culture. With some examples dating back a century or more, the masks offer insights into how the dances articulate community identities.