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American Indian Art & Activism in CA
Fri., 7-23-2021
10 a.m.-4 p.m
$14 for adults; $6 for kids (3-12); free for kids 2 & under
The Autry Museum in Griffith Park
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Event added by Andie H.

Beginning with the occupation of Alcatraz in 1969, California became a beacon of creative freedom, individual expression, and social activism for Native peoples across the country. The region quickly transformed into a place where Native artists engaged with cultural diversity, historical traditions, and contemporary art to critique its colonial past. As a result, California became a site of artistic achievement within the broader story of Native art. 

This exhibition features Native California artists who have used their work as a means of cultural resistance and renewal.  Collectively, the artists in this exhibition practice a version of activism that combines elements of traditional and contemporary society to call out racial and social injustice and to heal communities through cultural renewal. 

When I Remember I See Red was conceived by, and is dedicated to, Nomtipom Wintu artist Frank LaPena (1936–2019), a renowned art writer, curator, poet, traditionalist, and professor at Sacramento State University for 40 years. 

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