Tlingit artist Tommy Joseph combines traditional and contemporary elements in artwork that includes totem poles, house posts, armor and masks. Join him for a talk on Tlingit battle dress and his study of anthropological collections at national and international museums.
At 1 p.m. visit the artist at work as he helps restore a totem pole. Included with admission and with membership.
This event is sponsored by the Recovering Voices Program, an initiative led by the
Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. For more information, go to http://recoveringvoices.si.edu.