Gallery Tour of Printed and Painted: The Art of Bark Cloth
with curator Nancy Blomberg
Take an in-depth look at the newly reinstalled Joan & George Anderman Gallery of Oceanic Art with curator Nancy Blomberg. The tour will explore the varied and ingenious use of bark as an art medium throughout the Pacific islands, from beautiful tapa (bark cloth) to intricately carved bark belts.
Tours begin at 6 and 7 pm.
Doors open at 5:30 pm. Check-in at the first level Hamilton Building atrium; tour in level 3 Hamilton Oceanic gallery.
Tickets will go on sale August 1: $5 for Douglas Society members, $10 for DAM members, $12 others, free for students with ID.
Due to limited availability, reservations are required.
Sponsored by the Douglas Society, a DAM support group.
Image credit: Arawe artist, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Loincloth (detail), about 1930. Bark and paint. By exchange with the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, England, 1948.660