The National Museum of the American Indian (George Gustav Heye Center) - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for The National Museum of the American Indian (George Gustav Heye Center). Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for "IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas" Exhibition

    "IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Other
    • 2012-02-09 - 2012-08-31

    This 20-panel banner exhibition focuses on the interactions between African American and Native American people, especially those of blended heritage. It also sheds light on the dynamics of race, community,...More »

  • poster for "Time Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century" Exhibition

    "Time Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-09-17 - 2012-06-10

    The rapid changes forced on the Native American peoples of the American southwest are documented in “Time Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century.” With more than 80 images...More »

  • poster for "Small Spirits: Dolls from the National Museum of the American Indian" Exhibition

    "Small Spirits: Dolls from the National Museum of the American Indian" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2011-03-05 - 2012-07-19

    Over 90 dolls from throughout the Western hemisphere, most from the 19th century through the present day, reflect different communities and traditions of Native peoples. Included are dolls dressed in everyday...More »

  • poster for Andrea Carlson Exhibition

    Andrea Carlson Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2009-06-13 - 2010-01-10

    Minnesota-based artist Andrea Carlson (Anishinaabe/European) creates works that reflect cultural narratives and stories while offering a sharp commentary on museums, collections, and contemporary storytelling....More »

  • poster for Annie Pootoogook Exhibition

    Annie Pootoogook Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2009-06-13 - 2010-01-10

    This exhibition features thirty-nine drawings of renowned artist Annie Pootoogook (Inuit), chronicling social, economic, and cultural realities of the Canadian North. A winner of the prestigious Sobey...More »

  • poster for "Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses" Exhibition

    "Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses" Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2008-09-26 - 2009-09-01

    Dresses are more than simple articles of clothing for Native women—they are aesthetic expressions of culture and identity. Embodying messages about the life of the wearer, dresses offer Native women the...More »

  • poster for "Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World" Exhbition

    "Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World" Exhbition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2008-06-07 - 2008-09-21

    Remix, featuring the work of fifteen artists from throughout the Western Hemisphere, explores the very edges of human experience. The artists collectively probe the global movement of ideas, search for...More »

  • poster for "Beauty Surrounds Us" Exhibition

    "Beauty Surrounds Us" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2006-09-23 - 2010-03-31

    This exhibition of 77 works from the museum's collection will inaugurate the new Diker Pavilion for Native Arts and Cultures. Beauty Surrounds Us features an elaborate Quechua girl's dance outfit, a Northwest...More »

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