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Indigenous Peoplesí Day at the MFA (Virtual Open House)

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Venue:Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)
Dates:Monday, October 12, 2020 - Monday, October 12, 2020
Hours:10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:Free see below
Category:Arts & Culture

indigenous peoples day at the mfa virtual open house photoOn Monday, October 12, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), hosts its second annual Indigenous Peoplesí Day community celebration with free virtual programs recognizing and honoring the heritage of all Indigenous peoples and the histories of their nations and communities.

The free VIRTUAL event, streamed on mfa.org and on Facebook and YouTube, features:

- Layla Bermeo, Kristin and Roger Servison Associate Curator of Paintings, Art of the Americas, on responses to Cyrus E. Dallinís Appeal to the Great Spirit (1909)

- A Spotlight Talk on Arroh-ah-ochís olla (water jar) (1870Ė80) from Tess Lukey (Aquinna Wampanoag), curatorial research associate, Art of the Americas

- Highlights from the 2019 MFA Indigenous Peoplesí Day community celebration

- A Spotlight Talk on Wendy Red Starís ApsŠalooke Feminist #1 (2016) from Marina Tyquiengco (Chamoru), curatorial assistant, Contemporary Art​

Indigenous Peoplesí Day is sponsored by Ameriprise Financial. Additional programming support is provided by The Lowell Institute.

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