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Between The Lines

Between The Lines: Art from the No Horse ledger book

Between the Lines: Art From the No Horse Ledger Book presents a selection of 28 drawings from a Cheyenne/Arapaho ledger book created between the late 1870s and 1882. Painting has long been utilized as a tool by Indigenous peoples in passing down knowledge and sharing cultural stories. As settler Americans expanded into the Great Plains, ...

Exhibition installation photo from Remembering the Future showing an abstracted southwest landscape painting, an abstracted fluid totem-like figural sculpture, a female nude sculpture sitting on a tall pedestal and a colorful genre painting of 2 people in the back of a pickup as it drives down the highway

Remembering the Future: 100 Years of Inspiring Art

Remembering the Future: 100 Years of Inspiring Art showcases painting and sculpture produced by leading American Indian artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Each work in the exhibition draws from the Heard Museum’s permanent collection and reflects an artistic response to the challenges and opportunities presented by the decade in which it was created. ...

Detail of a silver ketoh (bow guard) decoration with an oval turquoise cabochon set in center and 4 round turquoise cabochons set at the 4 corners

Southwest Silverwork, 1850-1940

Exploring rarely seen works from the Heard Museum’s collection Southwest Silverwork, 1850-1940 documents nearly a century of the evolution of Native silverwork from its earliest years through the decades prior to World War II. A number of unique pieces of Navajo and Pueblo jewelry and other silver items from the museum are on view, tracing ...