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A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art  

November 29, 2016

Hyperallegic highlights the work of UVA curator Adriana Greci Green in a new article.

NEWARK — At the Newark Museum, Native American artworks are no longer displayed as mere cultural artifacts of the past. The museum’s impressive collection, formerly housed in a corner of the Main Building and far from the galleries for American, 20th-, and 21st-century art, has been rehung as Native Artists of North America. Enlivened with indigenous voice, its works have been temporally unmoored and allowed to speak across time and space.

Read the full text here: hyperallergic.com/339845/a-step-in-the-right-direction-for-the-display-of-native-american-art/

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UVA Student, Director Attend Rare Aboriginal Art ‘MAKARRATA’ in Australia

August 31, 2016

Sydney Collins’ four years studying art history at the University of Virginia culminated in an Australian Aboriginal ceremony that few in the art world have been privileged to witness.

https://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-student-director-attend-rare-abori...

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Culture Couture

February 25, 2016

UVA’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection asked students to create couture garments featuring beautiful indigenous Australian textiles. The results are runway-ready and coming to the Charlottesville stage in March

https://news.virginia.edu/content/culture-couture-students-bring-indigen...

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Backed by Mellon Grant, New Center to Study Indigenous Arts

January 8, 2016

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is awarding $815,000 to the University of Virginia to create a research center for the study of the indigenous art of Australia and the Americas.

https://news.virginia.edu/content/backed-mellon-grant-uva-establishes-ne...

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