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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.

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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. 

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