TAG: American Indian art

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Wendy Red Star with her daughter Beatrice
Event: Artists & Studios

Everyday Indian

an Interview with Beatrice Red Star Fletcher
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Wendy Red Star will interview her 9-year-old daughter, Beatrice Red Star Fletcher, about Beatrice’s new photo series Everyday Indian. More

Art & About Tour
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 1:15pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. More

Huron artist, Table covering, mid-1800s
Event: Lectures & Programs

The Customs of Our Ancestors: The Wendat Art of Moose Hair Embroidery

with Annette de Stecher
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:00pm2:00pm.

Moose hair embroidery is among the least studied and written about forms of visual art by Indigenous women of the Eastern Woodlands. Created as domestic objects or commercial souvenirs, scholars have only recently begun to consider these categories suitable subjects for academic study. To push beyond the conventions of the Western art historical canon, researchers must use innovative approaches to their study. More

Wendy Red Star, Pretty Medicine Pipe & Old Crow (1873 Crow Delegation), 2017
Event: Lectures & Programs

Wendy Red Star: Decolonizing Photography

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

Historical photography of Native people is widespread and many of these images become iconic and appropriated as part of American popular culture. But what is missing from our understanding of these photographs? More

Horse bridle and reins, unknown Crow artist, no date
Event: Lectures & Programs

The Art and History of Apsáalooke Horse Gear

with Tim McCleary
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

Join us as we trace the history and visual arts of horse gear among the Apsáalooke or Crow Indians of Montana with Dr. Tim McCleary. First acquired in the early 1700s, by the 1800s the Apsáalooke had the largest herds on the Northern Plains and the horse continues to play a central role in their lives, arts, and culture. More

American Indian Art
Collection

American Indian Art

American Indian Galleries, Levels 2 & 3, North Building

The American Indian collection represents the artistic works of nearly every tribe across the United States and Canada and all artistic traditions created within these cultures from prehistoric times to the present. It offers visitors the opportunity to experience the artistic vision of generations of American Indian artists from across North America. More