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Tales of Hopi Pottery: The Legacy of Historic Museum Collections

October 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free and open to the public.

Harvard’s Peabody Museum houses an extraordinary collection of historic Hopi pottery (c. 1400–1900 CE), collected in the late nineteenth century by Thomas V. Keam, an Arizona trading post operator. Lea McChesney will discuss her work documenting and analyzing this collection, initiatives to facilitate access to heritage resources by contemporary Hopi practitioners, and recent shifts in the ways museums, researchers, and Native communities collaborate to use and interpret legacy collections. 

Details

Date:
October 11, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free and open to the public.
Website:
https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/tales-of-hopi-pottery

Venue

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Phone:
(617) 495-3045