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Courage and Compassion: Native Women Sculpting Women
November 2, 2014 through October 19, 2015
First exhibit of its kind featuring leading American Indian Women sculptors of 20th and 21st centuries   Courage and Compassion: Native Women Sculpting Women opens at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Nov. 2, 2014 and runs through Oct. 19, 2015. The exhibition features figures of women sculpted by seven American Indian women artists.  Most of the ten works on view will be in the museum’s outdoor Roland Sculpture Garden. There is a long history of sculpting among the indigenous peoples of the Americas. The artists in Courage and Compassion, while contemporary in their approach are steeped in tradition. Using the same materials as their ancestors did thousands of years ago, the works presented draw on cultural influences of those who have gone before


 

Courage and Compassion: Native Women Sculpting Women
November 1, 2014 through October 19, 2015
First exhibit of its kind featuring leading American Indian Women sculptors of 20th and 21st centuries.—Courage and Compassion: Native Women Sculpting Women  runs through Oct. 19, 2015 and features figures of women sculpted by seven American Indian women artists. The depictions of women shown in this exhibit are not portraits of particular women, with one exception, but speak to their strength in their native cultures, their roles, and how they are viewed. The exhibition represents the many phases of women’s lives from childhood through old age, and their many roles from mother, to culture keeper, to honored one, to one exuding the courage and strength of the people.