Mead Dialogues

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.

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"Seeing Ethnography" with Zoe Bray

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.

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Setting the Record Straight

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.