OU Mellon Native American Art Lecture & Symposium

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“Ancestral Women Taking Back Their Dresses,” 1990, by Sherry Farrell Racette (Métis). © Sherry Farrell Racette.

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and School of Visual Arts at the University of Oklahoma are hosting their annual Mellon Foundation Lecture and Symposium in Native American Art. On Friday evening, scholar, artist, and curator Sherry Farrell Racette (Métis, Timiskaming First Nation) will speak on new perspectives in Native American art history. Saturday, emerging scholars will present papers on their research in Native American art history. Free and open to the public.

What: Sherry Farrell Racette Lecture
When: Friday, March 4, 6:00 pm
Where: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, auditorium, 555 Elm Avenue, Norman, OK | map
Cost: Free

What: Native American Art Symposium: “New Perspectives in Native American Art History,” No. 4
When: Saturday, March 5, 9:00 am–3:15 pm
Where: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, auditorium, 555 Elm Avenue, Norman, OK | map
Cost: Free

Tentative Saturday Schedule

  • 9:00 am: mingle
  • 9:45 am: opening remarks by Alicia Harris, PhD (Assiniboine), assistant professor Native American art history
  • 9:55–10:00 am: land acknowledgment by Meagan Anderson, PhD student, Art of the American West
  • 10:30 (tentative)–11:45 am: Panel I
  • 11:45 am–1:00 pm: lunch. Box lunches available for pick-up from the museum
  • 2:00–3:15 pm: Panel II

View talks online via Zoom

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Questions? Email Alicia Harris, PhD (Assiniboine)

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Sherry Farrell Racette

“Our Lady of Rising from the Ashes” (2018) by Sherry Farrell Racette (Métis). © Sherry Farrell Racette.

 

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