Of Art By Southwestern Native Americans Opens At U.Va. Art Museum
March 11, 2002--
from the Earth" æ
An exhibition of art by Southwestern Native Americans
March 30 through Sunday, June 9
Jo Ayers, adjunct curator of Native-American Art
April 7, 2 p.m.
U.Va. Art Museum
from the Earth," an exhibition of Southwestern Native American art
opens at the University of Virginia Art Museum Saturday, March 30,
and runs through Sunday, June 9.
exhibition features pottery, baskets, textiles and jewelry made
by Native Americans living in the southwestern United States. The
works, all drawn from the museums permanent collection date
from 1880 to the mid-20th century. The pieces reflect
traditional Native-American values, materials, and methods that
contribute to maintaining the delicate balance between man and earth.
Jo Ayers, adjunct curator of Native American Art and exhibit organizer,
will present a gallery talk on Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. in the
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298