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Museum hosts exhibit featuring Native American artists

 

Last updated 8/1/2015 at 12:28pm

Molly Priddy, Bigfork Museum of Art and History

Part of the Bigfork Museum of Art and History's mandate is to showcase work from emerging artists as well as the established and popular artists. This exhibit serves both pieces of that mandate. Along with being one of the artists in the show, Shadowhawke also serves as the president of the museum's board, and has been on the board in the past.

BIGFORK, MT-When we talk about tradition, it's often in the past tense-which traditions were born centuries ago, how they came to exist, and how they affect our lives now.

But in Bigfork, the Museum of Art and History took a look at tradition through the eyes of those creating it now for the future, in their recent exhibition, "Indigenous: A New Native America." The show ran from June 5 through July 10.

As a show, the exhibition's purpose was to focus on contemporary Native American artists and their work, serving up a broad range of mediums, craftsmanship, and visual art. Museum...



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