Renewal of the Ancient: Cherokee Millennial Artists | Cherokee, NC

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Experience the “Renewal of the Ancient: Cherokee Millennial Artists.”

Opening September 1, 2018 at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, the “Renewal of the Ancient: Cherokee Millennial Artists”exhibit features more than sixty works from eighteen artists—each a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and each forty years old or under. The exhibit includes traditional and contemporary media, including masks, baskets, beadwork, copper work, pottery, clay sculpture, stone carvings, wood carvings, feather textiles, paintings, and photography.   

“As a Cherokee artist, I am humbled by the forms and techniques of our ancient culture. Art has always been the vessel used by our people to solidify our unique vision of the world.” 
—Joshua Adams, Guest Curator

Other millennial artists in the show include John Henry Gloyne, John “Bear” Allison, and Madison Hye Long. 

The museum is located at 589 Tsali Boulevard in Cherokee, North Carolina, at the intersection of Highway 441 and Drama Road. It is open year-round from 9 a.m.—5 p.m. and closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Cost of tickets is $11 for adults and $7 for children ages 6–13.  Children ages 5 and under are free. Price of admission covers entry to three exhibits: “Story of the Cherokee People,” “Emissaries of Peace,” and “Renewal of the Ancient.”  Discounts are available for groups, and for AARP members, AAA members, and the military. 

For more information: 828.497.3481 x 1003

Photos:
“Booger’s Courthouse” by John “Bear” Allison
“Booger of Rebellion” By Joshua Adams

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