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Indigenous Art: Past, Present and Future at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum
April 5, 2022 @ 6:00 PMFree
14th Annual Mary L. Heuser Lecture featuring Sháńdíín Brown
RISD Museum Henry Luce Curatorial Fellow for Native American Art, Sháńdíín Brown (Diné), discusses the museum’s Native American Art collection history, new acquisitions, and upcoming exhibitions. The Henry Luce Curatorial Fellowship is the first full-time position at RISD Museum dedicated exclusively to the Native North American Art collection. About 1,000 objects make up the Native North American Art collection, with a diverse array of Tribal Nations represented. Sháńdíín is a jeweler, Native American Art professional, and citizen of the Navajo Nation.