Talk On Native American Art At U.Va. Art Museum On April 7
March 26, 2002--
Jo Ayers, adjunct curator of Native American art at the U.Va Art
WHAT: Gallery talk in conjunction
with the museums exhibition "Treasures from the Earth:
Art of Southwestern Native America"
April 7, 2 p.m.
Mary Jo Ayers,
adjunct curator of Native American Art at the University of Virginia
Art Museum, will give an introductory talk and overview of the museums
southwestern Native American art collection at the museum at 2 p.m.,
Sunday, April 7. She will discuss the works featured in the exhibition
"Treasures from the Earth: Art of Southwestern Native America"
on view at the museum through June 9.
Ayers organized the exhibition of pottery,
baskets, textiles and jewelry made by a cross section of Native
Americans. The works, all from the museums collection, were
created from 1880 to mid-20th century and reflect Native-American
values, materials and methods that contribute to maintaining the
delicate balance between man and earth.
The museum is open to the public without
charge Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298