Current Exhibits


6 exhibitions

Current (4 exhibitions)

  • Woven Through Time: American Treasures of Native Basketry and Fiber Art

    Until 4 August 2022

    This new exhibit celebrates the region's ancient and abiding fiber-weaving traditions by featuring millennia-old objects to modern-day masterpieces. Contemporary Native voices enrich discussions of materials and technologies and bring to life the many functions basketry has served and continues to serve. This exhibit is presented by OneAZ Credit Union.

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  • Picture This: Basketry in Native American Life

    Until 31 January 2018

    A selection of 11 paintings highlighting the role of basketry in Native American daily and ceremonial life. Works on display are from ASM’s Avery Collection of American Indian Paintings, and from recent acquisitions. This exhibit is a complement to ASM’s newest permanent exhibit, Woven Through Time: American Treasures of Native Basketry and Fiber Art.

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  • Snaketown: Hohokam Defined

    Until 27 January 2018

    This exhibit of 13 photographs from ASM’s permanent collections showcases Snaketown’s iconic features, honors the Akimel O’odham crews who unearthed the site, and illustrates the excavation process. Exhibit extended through January 28, 2018.

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  • The Pottery Project

    Until 4 March 2020

    Explore the art of the Native potter and the science of the archaeologist as Arizona State Museum celebrates 2,000 years of pottery-making traditions in the Southwest.

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Coming soon (2 exhibitions)

  • 9 December to 3 October 2017

    This exhibit highlights 30 years of archaeological fieldwork conducted by the Homol'ovi Research Project, directed by Dr. E. Charles Adams, and shares how collaborative multidisciplinary research with descendant communities can increase our understanding of the past and enhance the value of interpreting archaeological resources.

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  • Hopi Katsina Dolls: Enduring Meaning and Stylistic Change

    10 March 2018 to 9 March 2019

    This exhibit will showcase 70 katsina dolls from ASM's permanent collections, illustrating the arc of stylistic change from 1890 to the present.

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