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.

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with additional support from the Wells Fargo Foundation

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