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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Willow Stories: Contemporary Navajo Baskets and Other Native American Treasures on Display at Cultural Center: Jan 10 - Feb 26

WHAT:           An exhibit showcasing contemporary Navajo baskets, Native American rugs, woodcarvings, sand-paintings and other treasures.
WHEN:           Exhibit:
January 10 – February 26, 2014
Mon – Thurs, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and by arrangement
Opening Reception:
January 10, 6 – 8 p.m.

WHERE:         Utah Cultural Celebration Center
                        1355 West 3100 South
WHO:              Everyone is invited to the exhibit and opening reception free of charge.

WHY:              Join the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program, and Utah Division of Arts and Museums in celebrating a contemporary take on traditional Navajo baskets, as well as showcasing Native American treasures from the local native communities.
This exhibit, curated by the Utah Arts Council’s Folk Art Program, features the work of ten of Utah’s contemporary Navajo basket weavers and includes their photographs and biographies. In addition, local community members have allowed us to showcase their treasures for the public to enjoy, including bronze sculpture, sand-paintings, kachina doll carvings, braided horsehair pieces, and other Native American treasures.
For more information about this and other exhibits or events at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, please call 801-965-5100 or visit www.culturalcelebration.org, ‘like’ us on facebook atfacebook.com/CulturalCelebration or follow us on twitter @WVCUCCC.

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