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2011-10-18 08:33:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian: WHAT: Press Preview WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Continental breakfast, 3rd level overlookOpen house tour of exhibition, W. Richard West, Jr. Gallery, 3rd level WHERE: Smithsonian's National Museum of the American IndianFourth Street and Independence Avenue, SW WHO: Curator Emil Her Many Horses (Oglala Lakota) Director Kevin...

2011-03-11 14:07:00

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian hosts filmmakers Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro for the U.S. premiere of Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change--the world's first Inuktitut-language documentary on the topic--Sunday, March 27, at 2 p.m. in the museum's Rasmuson Theater. This groundbreaking documentary captures the voices of those who are often overlooked in the discussion on climate change: the...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will open "R.C. Gorman: Early Prints and Drawings, 1966-1974," an exhibition of 28 drawings and lithographs by internationally renowned Navajo artist R.C. Gorman Jan. 13, 2011. The exhibition will represent his early work with the female form and the Indian "madonnas" that later brought him global acclaim. The exhibition will remain on view in the second-level Sealaska Gallery...

2010-10-20 11:38:00

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will host its annual Native Art Market Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 - 5, at its Washington, D.C., and New York City locations. Featuring the work of more than 35 Native artists at each venue, the two-day event includes traditional and contemporary jewelry, ceramics, beadwork, hand-woven baskets, prints, photography, sculpture, pottery and fine apparel from North and South...

2010-09-21 12:43:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of the most significant works in Native American art and history will return to the public view in New York City at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, the George Gustav Heye Center, beginning Oct. 23. A comprehensive exhibit that encompasses Native cultures, traditions and art, "Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian" comprises some 700 works that span...

2010-01-21 10:35:00

Coin to be Launched at National Museum of American Indian George Gustav Heye Center WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint will launch the 2010 Native American $1 Coin in New York City on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). United States Mint Director Ed Moy will join John Haworth, Director of the National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, to introduce the coin. The event is open to the news media and the public....