Benjamin C. Ray, an Expert on Sub-Saharan African Religions, Will Give a Gallery Talk at the U.Va. Art Museum on March 18

March 05, 2007

March 5, 2007 -- University of Virginia professor of religious studies Benjamin C. Ray will give a gallery talk in conjunction with the museum exhibit "Images of Women in African Traditional Arts" on Sunday, March 18, at 2 p.m. at the University of Virginia Art Museum.

 Ray is an expert on sub-Saharan African religions, a subject on which he has written two books: “African Religions” (1976) and “Myth, Ritual, and Kingship in Buganda” (1991). Ray curated the exhibit, on view through Sunday, April 15.

The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

For more information, call the U.Va. Art Museum at (434) 924-3592 or visit