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Art from the Northern Plains

"Art from the Northern Plains" celebrates the Museum’s recent acquisition of a late nineteenth- century Lakota painting of a Sun Dance ceremony. To understand and appreciate its significance, this exhibition brings together a selection of historic and contemporary artworks by Native and non-Native artists who have worked in this region.

Introduction

Art from the Northern Plains celebrates the Museum’s recent acquisition of a late nineteenth-century Lakota painting of a Sun Dance ceremony. To understand and appreciate its significance, this exhibition brings together a selection of historic and contemporary artworks by Native and non-Native artists who have worked in this region.

Works in the Exhibition

Unidentified Lakota artist, "Sun Dance Ceremony," ca. 1895

Unidentified Lakota artist, "Sun Dance Ceremony," ca. 1895

Visiting the Exhibition

November 9, 2017 - July 15, 2018

    Markell Gallery