Picture This: Basketry in Native American Life

8 April 2017 to 31 January 2018
  • The Friendship Dance, by Michael Chiago Sr., Acrylic on paper, 2006, Gift of Stacey Booth, 2015 (ASM #2015-509-1)

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.