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NATIVE AMERICAN ART

The Native American collection features prehistoric, historic, and contemporary art of indigenous peoples of North America. The Donald Danforth, Jr. Collection, which consists of Great Plains art, is the foundation of the collection. Other strengths include prehistoric and historic pottery and textiles from the Southwest, Northwest Coast art in copper and wood, and woven baskets from California.

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Related Programs

Mound City and the Artifacts of the Mississippians
Gallery Talk. Meet at the Information Center. Free.
Thursday, July 10, 11:00 am
Friday, July 11, 6:00 pm

Join Amy Clark, Research Assistant, Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, for a lively and informative discussion on Mound City and the Artifacts of the Mississippians.

New on View in the Native American Art Galleries
Gallery Talk. Meet at the Information Center. Free.
Thursday, September 4, 11:00 am
Friday, September 5, 6:00 pm

Join us in the galleries for a lively and informative discussion on the objects that are New on View in the Native American Art Galleries.
The Native American collection features prehistoric, historic, and contemporary art of indigenous peoples of North America. The Donald Danforth, Jr. Collection, which consists of Great Plains art, is the foundation of the collection. Other strengths include prehistoric and historic pottery and textiles from the Southwest, Northwest Coast art in copper and wood, and woven baskets from California.

View our Native American Collection



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