These special programs offer audiences a forum for dynamic conversations about festival themes, close looks at unique collaborations, and opportunities to engage with artists and scholars.
University of Nevada anthropologist and artist Zoe Bray will showcase her unusual and innovative style of ethnography by live-painting a local subject in the Museum’s Grand Gallery for the duration of the festival.
Artists, scholars, and media makers discuss how their work explores the boundaries of art and anthropology.
An exciting new partnership is bringing Alaska Native culture to screens around the world. Leading game developer E-Line Media and Alaska’s Cook Inlet Tribal Council are developing commercial video games that draw on a rich, centuries-old storytelling tradition.
Experience a never-before-seen, specially edited version of a 1923 silent film, The Shalako Ceremony at Zuni, New Mexico, complemented by a discussion on the history of Museum anthropology and the groundbreaking contemporary collaboration between the Museum and this Native American community.