Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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February 2014


NMAI in the News

Food and Wine: Best Museum Restaurants in the U.S.

LA Times: Museum's Super Bowl bet shows pitfalls that come with Native art

Indian Country Today: History or bunk?

Huffinton Post: 10 Places Every American Should See

CherokeePhoenix: Native American memorial bill signed into law

Prisms of the Potomac

Prisms
Prisms set into the south wall of the National Museum of the American Indian provide a colorful indicator of the passing day and the changing seasons. Interviews with museum staff and with Charles Ross, the artist who designed and installed the prisms, connect the beauty of the solar spectrum they cast with universal aspects of indigenous cultures. This video was created by Sarah M. Turner during an internship with the museum.
Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling: Pueblo Stories and Songs

February 22 & 23

This family experience will delight all ages as they listen to storyteller and musician Gregg Analla (Isleta/Laguna) as he shares songs and stories from his Pueblo culture. Performances at 12 noon2 and 3:30 p.m.
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Making Marks

Making Marks

January 17, 2014 - May 26, 2014

Making Marks: Prints from Crow’s Shadow Press features eighteen works by seven Native American contemporary artists working in collaboration with Crow’s Shadow Master Printer Frank Janzen. Now on view in the Sealaska gallery.  
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Indians at the Post Office

Indians at the Post Office

The NMAI and National Postal Museum have co-sponsored this online exhibit examining the virtues and inaccuracies of 400 historic murals in Post Offices throughout America. photo source
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Magazine App

Go Green!

Enjoy your current issue of the "American Indian" magazine on the go by downloading the free iPad app from iTunes.  Don't forget to subscribe by becoming a member!
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