Native American Art now in the Met's American Wing

With the opening of Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, Native American art is now on view in the American Art wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

The exhibition runs through October 6, 2019

More information can be found on The Met website.

Man’s Coat
c.1840 (Naskapi)

The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection of Native American Art, Gift of Valerie-Charles Diker Fund, 2017

Black Panther and Museums: the need for a genuine dialogue

A recent article on The Hopkins Exhibitionist website discusses the need for a dialogue about the complicated relationships between museums and the cultures which created the objects in their collections.  

While this article is focused on African art, we should be aware of the possible impacts on all indigenous art in museums and private collections. 

Spoiler Alert: the article does discuss the opening scene of the movie.