A textile with red, orange, and brown stripes.

Past Exhibition

Arriving Forever into the Present World

A basket made of rattan and wood.
Terrol Dew Johnson, Tohono O’odham, b. 1973, Basket, 2007 Heard Museum purchase, 4470-1

Arriving Forever into the Present World features works from the Heard Museum’s permanent collection—including textiles, pottery and basketry—representing living artistic traditions within Southwestern Indigenous cultures. Arriving Forever frustrates prevailing conversations around what makes a work of art “contemporary.”

Gallery Views

  • A gallery panel and basket in a display case on a green wall.
  • A display of vases and pottery in a glass case with textiles hanging on a green wall in the background.
  • A display of textiles and baskets in a green room.

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