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Gallery Talk: Arts of the American West

February 2, 2018
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

The materials and landscapes of the western United States inspired artists to create a rich variety of objects for functional, aesthetic, and commercial ends. Sam Anderson-Ramos guides a tour of artwork forged by centuries of cultural convergence spanning the American folk art, Native American, and American Art galleries.

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Navajo (Diné), Squash-Blossom Necklace, c. 1915. Mrs. Leonard Florsheim Fund; O. Renard Goltra Endowment.