The American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas presents an exhibition exploring the ways Asmat artists celebrate everyday life through the adornment of functional objects and portrayal of daily activities.
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Curated by students from the Asmat graduate seminar with Dr. Eric Kjellgren, American Museum of Asmat Art director, assisted by Floris Lafontant and Molly McIntosh, art history graduate students
Shield (detail), carved by Mbinam, before 1981, Asmat people, Yupmakcain region, Vakam village, wood, paint, Gift of the Diocese of Agats (AMAA 0585)