Enjoy art, wine, culture and cuisine!
Join us from 5p-8p, when admission to the Huntsville Museum of Art is only $5. For your added enjoyment, a glass of wine will be available for $5! We will also have a special performance from Golnaz Khazei.
Golnaz Khazei is a native of Tehran, Iran and is a renowned percussionist specializing in the instrument of Daf. In addition to her formal musical studies at the University of Tehran, Golnaz began playing the Daf at age 10 and traveled and lived in the remote villages and towns in the Province of Kurdistan; the origin of Daf, to fully understand the importance and meaning of the Daf to the Kurdish people. The Daf is a vital instrument in the Kurdish culture and has generationally been used in their daily life for celebrations of birth, marriage, songs of prayer, worship and even death. Golnaz has performed concerts individually and with numerous diverse groups throughout Iran and Internationally including Armenia, Spain, Italy, Estonia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United States. Golnaz has worked and performed with the legendary Kurdish folk lore Master, Ali Reza Feyz Bashipoor, in the creation of the musical album “Colorful Garments” (Vocalist: Bijan Kamkar); album: Nagshe Khial and Ab Nan Avaz(Vocalist: Homayoon Shajarian); album: Bigah (By: Rosaneh Ensemble) and is currently studying to become a classical Iranian vocalist under the teachings of Classical Vocalist Master, Ali Reza Shamohamadi.
After touring the galleries and enjoying the performance, stroll to Pane e Vino where Museum guests may enjoy a special menu item every Thursday from 5p – 9p. Make sure to show them your Museum admission sticker!
Gather your friends, family or plan your next date night in #downtownhuntsville and enjoy artwork by regional and international artists!