Native American Art: The Robert and Nancy Nooter Collection
Ongoing Ancient American Galleries
This multifaceted exhibition showcases objects from more than 50 different Native American cultures.
On loan to the VMFA from Robert and Nancy Nooter, artworks include an expertly carved Tlingit raven rattle, a beautifully adorned River Crow war shirt, ceramic vessels from the Acoma and Hopi Pueblos, baskets by Pomo and Apache artists, and exquisite Navajo textiles.
Organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and curated by Dr Lee Anne Hurt, Assistant Curator of Ancient American Art
Inuit Mask (Goose Landing)
Tlingit Raven Rattle, wood, pigment
Pomo, fiber, shell, feathers
Sioux Horse Bridle, metal, porcupine quills, feathers, pigment
Western Great Lakes/Prairie Quilled Headdress, native tanned hide, animal hair and porcupine quills
Zuni Heartline Olla
America’s First People: Native Art on the North American Continent (Tue, Sep 11 - Oct 16, 1 - 2 pm)
After School Art Club: Lines of Ancient America (Thu, Dec 5, 4:15 - 6 pm)
Young@Art: Ancient America (Tue, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 10 am or 2 pm)