Cultural Interpreter Discussions February 1, 2006–April 28, 2006, 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Every business day at 2 p.m., meet with a Cultural Interpreter for a discussion about the museum's exhibitions and Native Cultures. Inquire at the Information Desk for more details.
Cultural Interpreter Discussions May 1, 2006–July 28, 2006, 2:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Every business day at 2 p.m., meet with a Cultural Interpreter for a discussion about the museum's exhibitions and Native cultures. Inquire at the Information Desk for more details.
Artist Dialogue with Virgil Ortiz and Joe Baker Thursday, May 4, 2006, 7:00 p.m.
Join artist Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo) and curator Jo Baker (Delaware Tribe of Indians), the LLoyd Kiva New curator of fine art of the Heard Museum, Phoenix, as they discuss Ortiz's work and the artist's one-man show at the museum, La Renaissance Indigène.
Children's Storybook Reading and Workshop Wednesday, May 10, 2006, noon
Resource Center, second floor
Join author Miranda Belarde-Lewis (Tlingit/Zuni) as she reads from her book Meet Lydia: A Native Girl from Southest Alaska. Belarde-Lewis will also read How Raven Stole the Sun, by Maria Williams with illustrations by Felix Vigil and Whale in the Sky, by Ann Siberell. After the reading, design a button blanket wall hanging.
This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.
Art Talk with Will Wilson Thursday, May 25, 2006, 6:00 p.m.
Collector's Office, second floor
Join artist Wil Wilson (Dine) as he discusses his work and leads visitors on a person tour of his exhibition, Auto Immune Response.
Expressions and Movement in Clay Family Workshop Thursday, June 29, 2006, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Education Classroom, second floor
Tour the exhibition Born of Clay with Angela Friedlander (Metis). Participants will view various ceramic pieces that incorporate movement and expression. After the tour, participants will create clay figures of their incorporating gesture and movement. Appropriate for ages 7 years and up. Pre-registrations required. Call (212) 514-3714.