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Strengthening Communities: Native American Artists, Social Engagement and Museums

May 12, 2018
12:30  -  2:00
Unisphere Gallery, Second Floor, Queens Museum

This panel will discuss the Institute of American Indian Art’s Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Social Engagement Art Residency. Previously funded through the Artist Leadership Program for Museums and Cultural Institutions, National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution and currently funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation, this residency serves as a catalyst for Native artists to generate community dialogue and dynamic creative experiences.

Panelists include: Andrea Hanley (Navajo) Public Programs Manager, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Jacob Meders (Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, California) Assistant Professor in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Science at Arizona State University, and Allison Rowe, Doctoral Candidate, Art Education, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

2018  Parallel Session