Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art
July 17, 2016 through October 22, 2017
Sponge Bob Square Pants, Pac Man, and Curious George, all sporting a particularly Native American twist, are just a few images from popular mainstream culture seen in the exhibition, Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art.
The free to the public opening for Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture is on July 17, 2016 from 1 to 4 pm and the show runs through October 22, 2017.
Featuring nearly 100 objects by more than fifty artists from the museum’s collections as well as others borrowed from collectors and artists, the work on view in Into the Future will be in such various media as traditional clothing and jewelry, pottery and weaving, photography and video, through to comics, and on into cyberspace.
Link Bracelet, Pat Pruitt
Pat Pruitt (b. 1973), Laguna/
Machined of 316 stainless steel
Museum Purchase, MIAC 57704/12
Jar, Corn Dance Girls, Jason Garcia
Corn Dance Girls
Jason Garcia (Okuu Pin), Santa Clara
Natural clay and pigments
Museum Purchase, MIAC 59237/12
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Beaded Book, Teri Greeves
Kiowa Ceremonial Dance
Teri Greeves (b. 1970), Kiowa/Comanche
Brain-tanned deer hide, commercial beads
Museum Purchase, MIAC 56973/12
Indian Bingo, Diego Romero
Diego Romero (b. 1964), Cochiti
Clay and natural pigments
Museum Purchase, MIAC 54131/12