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  1. Delaware Art Museum in Native News Online

    Nakotah LaRance, Citizen of the Hopi Nation, 6-Time World Champion Hoop Dancer, Member, Dancing Earth, Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations

    Will Wilson, Nakotah LaRance, Citizen of the Hopi Nation, 6-Time World Champion Hoop Dancer, Member, Dancing Earth, Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations,

    Diné photographer Will Wilson uses the very tin type and sepia that froze Native Americans in the past to shatter the myth and bring Natives very much into contemporary, modern art. Wilson’s latest exhibition, In Conversation: Will Wilson, investigates the legacy of historical photographs on the representation of Native peoples in North America. It opened on July 9 at the Delaware Art Museum. Read the Article

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  2. Delaware Art Museum in Delaware Public Media

    Raven Knight, Citizen of the Jicarilla Apache Nation, Dancer, Dancing Earth, Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations Will Wilson (Diné (Navajo), born 1969)

    Will Wilson, Raven Knight, Citizen of the Jicarilla Apache Nation, Dancer, Dancing Earth, Indigenous Contemporary Dance Creations, 2012

    Indigenous culture is being celebrated in a summer exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington. In Conversation: Will Wilson opens this weekend. The exhibit is being paired with a pow wow of arts and culture scheduled for later this month. The national tour of In Conversation: Will Wilson is supported by the Art Bridges Foundation. Read the Article

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  3. Peoria Riverfront Museum in WCBU

    peoria riverfront museum collection loan partnership Art Bridges Foundation

    An exhibit opening Saturday at the Peoria Riverfront Museum marks the beginning of a partnership aimed at expanding access to American art nationwide. The museum is one of 12 charter members participating in the Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership, a initiative announced this week by the Arkansas-based Art Bridges Foundation established by billionaire philanthropist Alice Walton, heiress to the Walmart fortune. Read the Article

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  4. Figge Art Museum and CLP in WQAD

    Figge Art Museum

    The Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership is dedicated to broadcasting American art to more communities, especially focusing on filling in gaps in museum collections by spotlighting women, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ artists. For their CLP partnership with the Joslyn Art Museum, Figge is displaying works depicting the American West and Indigenous culture, contrasting the differences between the romanticized West and the Indigenous reality and challenging audiences to re-evaluate how they think about the West’s history, environment, and inhabitants. Read the Article

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  5. Art Bridges Announces New Collection Loan Partnership

    Bentonville, AR (June 22, 2022) – Today, the Art Bridges Foundation announces the Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership, a new initiative dedicated to bringing American art out of storage and on view into communities across the U.S. To launch this program, Art Bridges has partnered with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Joslyn Art Museum (Omaha, NE), and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville, AR) to make artworks from their permanent collections available as long-term loans.  At museums across the U.S., a significant portion of their collections sit in storage. These collections consist of important works of...

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  6. The Gallery at UTA in Glasstire

    Benito Huerta. Photo by Rino Pizzi.

    After twenty-five years, Professor Benito Huerta will retire in June 2022 from his position as the Director and Curator of The Gallery at UTA, at the University of Texas at Arlington. By far the longest-serving director in the gallery’s nearly 40-year history, Huerta has created an enduring legacy that will be hard to match.    In 2019, he was invited to begin a collaboration with the Art Bridges Foundation to bring museum-quality art to the UTA campus. As part of that program, The Gallery has been able to borrow works by renowned artists from the foundation’s collection, including works by...

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