Current Location:
Kirkhof Center -> Lower Level (KC)
Location Notes:
KC; LL, Area 51

American Indian Totem

Artwork
Identifier:
2006.496.1
Artist:
National Museum of American Indians
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Date:
2004
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 36 in Width: 24 in
Description:
Black poster with a wood totem spanning the vertical length of the left side. Text on right reads "Grand Opening."
Historical Context:
The National Museum of American Indians collaborates with the Native peoples of the Americas in an effort to protect and foster their cultures. The museum is home to more than 1.1 million works. The collection is comprised of many different types of artwork that range from sculptures to film. The art is not only extraordinary with regard its aesthetics, but these pieces also hold strong religious and historical values to the Natives.