August 29 - February 21, 2016
An exhibition objects collected by Adelaide de Menil and late anthropologist Edmund Carpente. This is the first exhibition of this body of work and includes works that vastly vary in scale. Many of the objects are made of walrus ivory and are carved to represent various scenes from daily life and mythology. MicroCosmos is curated by Sean Mooney, Curator of the Edmund Carpenter Collection.
On View: August 29, 2015 | 11 am – 7 pm
Reception: October 1, 2015 | 7–9 pm
Reception and performance by Yup’ik dancer Chuna McIntyre
Conversation: October 8, 2015 | 7–8:30 pm
Exhibition curator Sean Mooney and dancer and storyteller Chuna McIntyre discuss the masked dances of the Alaskan Yup’ik people.
Curator Talk: December 2, 2015 | 7–8:30 pm
Curator Sean Mooney explores Edmund Carpenter's life and work.
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