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"Mingled Visions: Images from 'The North American Indian' Collection by Edward S. Curtis"

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University Center, MI 48710
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Forty original photogravure prints by noted photographer and naturalist Edward S. Curtis from the collection of the Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa will be on view at Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum February 3 – May 20, 2017. This selection of photogravures presents an overview of Curtis’s The North American Indian collection with a popular mix of famous images like “Geronimo” and “Cañon de Chelly – Navaho” and just as iconic but less well-known images like “Bear Bull – Blackfoot” and “Wichita Grass-House”Edward S. Curtis was fortunate in 1906 to gain recognition and endorsement from President Theodore Roosevelt and financial backing from John Pierpont Morgan for a project he had been considering for over six years. This traveling exhibition is organized by the Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa. The photogravures in the exhibition are from the permanent collection of the Dubuque Museum of Art and are a gift from the Dubuque Cultural Preservation Committee, an Iowa general partnership, consisting of Dr. Darryl K. Mozena, Jeffrey P. Mozena, Mark Falb, Timothy J. Conlon, and Dr. Randy Lengeling.
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Event Dates
Occurs Between: 02/08/2017 - 05/20/2017
February 22, 2017
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
February 23, 2017
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
February 24, 2017
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
February 25, 2017
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
February 26, 2017
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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