Exhibit Opening Celebration

This image is the exhibit postcard. It depicts the title of the exhibit above four masks: two Mayo masks and two Yaqui masks right to left.

Exhibit Opening Celebration

Saturday, October 26, 2019

10:30-2:00 p.m., FREE and open to all

Join us to celebrate our newest exhibit, Pahko'ora/Pahko'ola: Mayo and Yaqui Masks from the James S. Griffith Collection!

  • 10:00 a.m.                         Museum Opens
  • 10:30 Outside                   Welcome by Dr. James Watson, ASM Associate Director
  • 10:40 Outside                   Statements by the curators: Diane Dittemore, Santiago Benton, Daniel Vega, Jim Griffith
  • 11:00 Outside                   Blessing by Modesto Bule
  • 11:15 – 12:30 Outside     Dances by Kolencia Oficio Achalim, Daniel Vega introduces the group
  • 12:30 Inside                      Exhibit tour with Yaqui Pascolas Modesto Bule, Jose Alvarez, and Mayo Pascola Santiago Benton
  • Inside                                 Refreshments
  • 12:45-2:00 Outside          Los Hermanos Cuatro
  • Ongoing Outside              Mask carving demonstrations and sales—Louis David Valenzuela, Eddie Martinez
                                              Tissue paper flower making—Pascua Yaqui Ili Nanam, Rosenda Perez
                                              Yaqui musical instrument lotería
                                              Yaqui artist sales: 1519 Rebellion (t-shirts, paintings); Susanna Arellano (beadwork and "deer’s eyes" necklaces); 
                                                        Gabriel Ayala (ledger-style paintings); Francisco Baltazar (paintings, necklaces); Marcelino C. Flores (paintings and storytelling);
                                                        Jose Gallardo (traditional necklaces and paintings); Felicia Martinez (sculpture); Sal Sawaki (paintings)                                       

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