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A photo from the exhibition Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art

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.

 




Beaded Book, Teri Greeves
Beaded Book Kiowa Ceremonial Dance Teri Greeves (b. 1970), Kiowa/Comanche Brain-tanned deer hide, commercial beads Museum Purchase, MIAC 56973/12



Link Bracelet, Pat Pruitt
Link Bracelet Pat Pruitt (b. 1973), Laguna/ 2010 Machined of 316 stainless steel Museum Purchase, MIAC 57704/12             



Indian Bingo, Diego Romero
Indian Bingo Diego Romero (b. 1964), Cochiti 1994 Clay and natural pigments Museum Purchase, MIAC 54131/12



Canteen, Virgil Ortiz
Canteen Translator: Head Commander of the Spirit World Army Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti 2011 Clay and natural pigments Gift of the Artist, MIAC 58070/12 This image is made available to media for use in promoting exhibitions and events at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture only. Permission is required for all other uses; reprint fees may apply.