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Sharing Blankets Exhibition

  • NPWH Longhouse 70956 Whiskey Creek Road Wallowa, OR, 97885 United States (map)

All are welcome to attend and contribute to a shared discussion

Saturday, May 25, 2019
2pm exhibition opens
5pm artist talk and community forum

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Exhibition Goals : The gathering aims to generate a discussion on the significance of the blanket as symbol in contemporary Northwest Native culture. The exhibition will be shaped by traditional Native aesthetics and by the individual Native identity of each artist. Each artist will create a new piece of artwork for this gathering in May that is inspired by the concept of the blanket. This artwork will be displayed within the Longhouse around the wash, which contains soil from various sacred sites in the Northwest. This year's exhibiting artists include: Joe Feddersen (Colville), Britt Rynearson (Colville), Celeste Whitewolf (Umatilla), Paige Pettibon (Flathead Salish), Roquin-Jon Siongo (Chamoro)

Earlier Event: April 13
Rummage Sale, Fry Bread, Chili & Pie
Later Event: May 31
Visitor Center Open