FROM ARTISANS TO ARTISTS: AFRICAN AMERICAN METAL WORKERS IN MEMPHIS
JUNE 26 - SEPT. 11
Using historical records, material culture, and metal artwork throughout history, guest curator Dr. Earnestine Jenkins explores African American metal working traditions in Memphis.
image: In the Smithshop of America’s Largest Shipyard at Newport News, Virginia, The American Blacksmith: A Practical Journal of Blacksmithing and Wagonmaking, July 1913. Private collection.
TRIBUTARIES: MORGAN ASOYUF | ROYAL PORTRAIT
JULY 24 - SEPT. 25
Contemporary Ts’ymsen artist Morgan Asoyuf explores matriarchal power within the Northwest Coast as a statement of Indigenous sovereignty.
image: Morgan Asoyuf, Bear Bentwood Box Crown, 2019. Oxidized silver, peridot, bear claws. Artwork courtesy of the Artist. Photograph courtesy of Patrick Shannon.