Events

The Wanderer Symposium

The cover images of the symposiums program.

May 17, 2013

M. Smith Griffith Auditorium

Georgia Museum of Art

The symposium “Where I Come From . . .” : The Wanderer Enslaved and Their Descendants.explores the history of Kongolese Africans transported aboard the yacht Wanderer to the United States after the outlawing of the transatlantic slave trade. The symposium includes a viewing of the Georgia Museum of Art exhibition, "Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th Century South Carolina," and a gallery talk hosted by the museum’s curator of decorative arts, Dale L. Couch.