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Artifacts, Rock Art Imagery, and the Cosmos

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Featured Speaker: Carol Diaz-Granados, Ph.D., Research Associate and lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis

American Indian Art focuses on the beautiful and enigmatic arts and artifacts of America’s first peoples. These arts include pottery, metalwork, shellwork, and rock art. Anthropologist and archaeologist, Dr. Carol Diaz-Granados, shows a variety of American Indian artifacts, their counterparts in the rock art record, and offers interpretations of meaning gathered from the ethnographic records.

Presented in conjunction with the travelling exhibition, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art on display at the Missouri History Museum, February 12, 2011 through April 30, 2011.

For more on Splendid Heritage, visit http://www.mohistory.org/node/5265

To be held at: Missouri History Museum – AT&T Room

Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park

St. Louis, Missouri 63112

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Middle and high school students welcome.

Parking free in Museum lots or in Forest Park.

Perspectives on Science & History Series Co-sponsored by:

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Date:
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Time:
7:00 PM-8:30 PM