Origins: Objects of Material Culture
February 23, 2013 – January 12, 2014
Origins: Objects of Material Culture features objects from Africa, Papua New Guinea and North America spanning the time period from pre-European contact through present day. This exhibition encourages audiences to compare and contrast the aesthetics of diverse cultures and the ways these art forms have contributed to our contemporary senses of place, art, community, and identity.
Supported in part by a grant from
with additional support from the Wells Fargo Foundation
Origins: Objects of Material Culture, Boise Art Museum exhibition detail, 2013. Photo credit: Jan Boles
Audio tours of this exhibition are
available on your cell phone.