Our York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on June 22, 25 and 27 for concerts. More early closings.

July 25, 2011 | Kim Manajek, Associate Director of Exhibitions, Art & Library Collections

Native Roots | Modern Form Tour & Lecture Series

Photo by Julien McRobertsRyan Rice, curator “Site Seen: Native Art in Public Spaces”

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 – Walk: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Talk: 7 - 8 p.m. 

By locating native art that occupies space in public settings, a connection between identity and place is made. Curator Ryan Rice investigates these connections and addresses the continuum of marking territory across the land.

Ryan Rice (Mohawk) – Artist and Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, NM. His personal and curatorial work has been exhibited internationally at such places as the Iroquois Indian Museum and the Walter Phillips Art Gallery in Banff. Rice is also the co-founder and chair of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective  

 Purchase your ticket online:

Lecture Prices: $8 student/ $10 member / $12 non-member

Walk Prices: $15 member / $18 non-member

Reduced prices made possible by new underwriters!

Lecture Prices: $5 students/$8 members/$10 non-member

Walk + Lecture combo: $9 student/$12 member/$14 non-member

Contemporary Perspectives features monthly walks and talks with featured speakers aim to broaden our understanding not only about Allan Houser's work, but also contemporary issues facing American Indian artists and communities. Join our featured speakers for a guided walk through the Gardens before each lecture (space is limited; early registration is encouraged). 4th Wednesday of every month through October 2011.


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