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Opening reception/talk for Ojibwe Public Art, Ostrom Private Lives

Please join us for the opening reception for the exhibit Ojibwe Public Art, Ostrom Private Lives. The exhibit explores works by late 20th century Ojibwe artists of Manitoulin Island, Canada, collected by Elinor and Vincent Ostrom. During the event a talk on "Spirit Island Renaissance: Ojibwe Artists, White Patrons, and the Manitoulin Cultural Revival" will be presented by Crystal Migwans (Wikwemikong Unceded First Nation), a recent graduate of Carleton University and currently a PhD student in Art History at Columbia University. Her research explores the traditional arts of the Anishinaabeg within the context of colonization and resistance. The event begins at 4 p.m.; the talk is at 4:30 p.m. The exhibit was curated by a team of IU graduate students through a project partially supported by the IU College of Arts and Sciences Ostrom Grants Program, and the event will be free and open to the public.

 

Start
Friday January 31, 2014 04:00 PM
End
Friday January 31, 2014 06:00 PM
Location
Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN
Contact
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Website
http://www.mathers.indiana.edu
Contact Email
mathers@indiana.edu
Cost
Free
More Contact Info
812-855-6873
Other Info
Free visitor parking is available by the Indiana Avenue lobby entrance. Metered parking is available at the McCalla School parking lot on the corner of Ninth Street and Indiana Avenue. The parking lot also has spaces designated for Indiana University C and E permits. During the weekends free parking is available on the surrounding streets.
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