Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16: 12–4pm
Celebrate Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) culture, past and present, with artisans from the community. Learn about jewelry making, beading and basket making from local Haudenosaunee artists as they bring the traditions of their culture to life through their art. Hear storytellers and join RMSC Docent educators for tours of the Museum’s world-renowned collection. With collections staff and volunteers, get an up-close view of artifacts rarely on display for the public, including art from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Indian Arts Project. Works Progress Administration (WPA) Indian Arts Project. Learn first-hand about the tradition of making cornhusk dolls with hands-on art activities. Immerse yourself in the vibrant art and culture of today’s Haudenosaunee nations.
This program is funded by the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA).