Event Details

Octopus Dreams

Time: June 29, 2013 at 6pm to September 21, 2013 at 8pm
Location: Downtown
Street: 516 Central Ave SW
City/Town: Albuquerque
Website or Map: http://www.516arts.org
Phone: 505-242-1445
Event Type: opening, art, exhibition
Organized By: 516 ARTS
Latest Activity: Feb 8, 2013

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

This exhibition in the upstairs gallery, concurrently with Air, Land, Sea downstairs, features works on paper by contemporary Native American artists. The project was originally organized by  the Institute of American Indian Arts to celebrate 2012 as the official year of Russian-American friendship. The American Consulate sponsored the show at the Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts in Russia. Each piece was chosen to reflect the complexity and richness of modern Native life. The artists reflect the diversity in tribal affiliation, geographic location, gender and age, and share an intricate vision of life lived in different worlds, from the long traditions of their specific tribes to the politics and pop of the world at large. The continued vitality and relevance of Native artists to the art world in general speaks to the strength of Native cultures, not only for their ability to survive but to thrive, able to create and recreate in the face of many challenges.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Octopus Dreams to add comments!

Join Duke City Fix

Attending (1)

Connect with Us!

Community Forum

Protein Shake Shack? 1 Reply

Started by Kitson Harvey in Food & Drink. Last reply by Phil_0 Aug 14.

My blog for where to go for lunch in ABQ 2 Replies

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Food & Drink. Last reply by Ron Da Bomb Aug 12.

Range Cafe? 12 Replies

Started by Ron Da Bomb in Food & Drink. Last reply by Gretchen Winchester Aug 9.

New Restaurant on Lomas? 14 Replies

Started by Monica in Food & Drink. Last reply by ramon t Jul 8.

Who has amazing appetizers? 15 Replies

Started by Sophie in Food & Drink. Last reply by Sophie Jun 9.

Latest Activity

Profile IconDuke City Fix via Facebook
Thumbnail

Welcome the wonderful Lynn Marie, our new ABQ music blogger! This week, The Bus Tapes!

Burque Music Scene: The Bus…

See More
Facebook1 hour ago · Reply
Lynn Marie Rusaw's blog post was featured
1 hour ago
Lynn Marie Rusaw liked Lynn Marie Rusaw's blog post Burque Music Scene: The Bus Tapes
1 hour ago
Lynn Marie Rusaw shared their blog post on Facebook
1 hour ago

Regular Features

Anyone can blog on the Duke City Fix, but here are the folks who blog most often:

© 2015   Created by Duke City Fix.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service