Exhibit Opening for Inuit: the art of survival

Dr. Peter Witt

Thursday, February 12, 2015
6:00 PM

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, proudly announces the premiere of its upcoming exhibition Inuit: The Art of Survival, on display from February 12 - April 29, 2015. This exhibition will open on Thursday, February 12, at 6 pm, with a free public lecture, Inuit Art and Life Above the Arctic Circle, by Texas A&M University Emeritus Professor, Dr. Peter Witt. He will discuss the story behind he and his wife’s (Dr. Joyce Nies) amazing collection, and reveal some of the challenges Inuit have survived and continue to face today. His presentation will be followed by an open reception with refresDr. Peter Witthments and gallery viewing. The exhibit will celebrate the art and endurance of the Inuit peoples, featuring stunning works by famed artists Kenojuak and Pitseolak from Peter and Joyce’s private collection in this exclusive and singular opportunity.

 

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Inuit: the art of survival