Nights at North
Presented by the Heard Museum Council
Four Wednesdays, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19
Reception at 5:30 p.m., lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Heard Museum North Scottsdale
32633 N. Scottsdale Road (at Ashler Hills Drive)
Free with museum admission for members
Non-members $5 per person
Jan. 29 -- A conversation on Navajo weaving with mother-son artists Barbara Teller Ornelas and Michael Teller Ornelas. Listen as they share their own stories on how they began their careers and the landscape of art form from their perspectives.
Feb. 5 -- Stereotypes, Appropriation & American Indians in Pop Culture. Join Adrienne Keene (Cherokee) founder of the blog Native Appropriations and Dr. Carol Lujan (Navajo), associate Pprofessor of American Indian Studies at Arizona State University.
Feb. 12 -- Generation NEW panel discussion. Join us for an evening filled with wide perspectives from artists from the millennial and Gen X generations. Join in the conversation as young artists and leaders in the American Indian arts share about the changes occurring in the field.
Feb. 19 -- Join us for a special talk by fashion designer Orlando Dugi (Navajo), whose work is featured in the exhibit, American Indian Fashion: From (Lloyd Kiva) New to Now. Listen as Dugi shares what motivates him and inspires his ethereal designs.