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2023 | Guided Discussion and Celebration With Jeffrey Gibson
September 19 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Guided Discussion: Adornment, Individuality & Community
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September 19, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join artist Jeffrey Gibson and other special guests for a discussion about how choices of adornment communicate individuality as well as community identity. Discussion will include historical perspectives from Native culture regarding materiality and spirituality, as well as wider contemporary questions. The conversation will be moderated by Michael Holloman, Associate Professor with the Department of Art WSU and enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. Special guests include artist Jeffrey Gibson, Nakia Williamson-Cloud, Cultural Resources Program Director of the Nimíipuu tribe, and WSU student Fabian Sanchez Mondejar, member of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and President of WSU’s Native American Women’s Association.
Celebration with Artist Jeffrey Gibson
September 19, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join museum benefactor Jordan Schnitzer, artist Jeffrey Gibson, and Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) representatives to celebrate the opening of Jeffrey Gibson: They Teach Love, From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The program will begin with a welcome to the homelands of the Nimíipuu and the Palus people from Nimíipuu tribal members. Light refreshments will follow.