Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 4th Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building C; 4th Floor; Between Rm. 432C and Rm. 430C

Uncommon Legacies: Native American Art from the Peabody Essex Museum

Artwork
Identifier:
2009.201.2
Artist:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Date:
2003
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 36 in Width: 24 in
Description:
A picture of a headdress with red and blue feathers coming out of the top. There is a black background. The quote on the poster is "Cover yourselves with the...feathers of birds And follow after me!"- Kayapo Song
Historical Context:
The Peabody Essex Museum is located in Salem, Massachusetts. With a collection spanning world art from the 1700s to present, the Peabody Essex collection includes African, American, Asian, maritime, Native American and Oceanic art. Their mission as a museum is to "celebrate outstanding artistic and cultural creativity by collecting, stewarding and interpreting objects of art and culture in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, engage the mind and stimulate the senses."