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Brought to Life: Painted Wood Sculpture from Europe, 1300–1700
This exhibition investigates the materials, techniques and reception of painted wood sculpture in Europe between the 13th and the 18th…
Colonial Entanglements: Native American Artwork from the SCMA Collection
This grouping of fourteen objects highlights the relationship between North American Indigenous artists and artists from the European…
Red Hook at Bedford Terrace
During the 1980s, Sheila Pepe worked at SCMA in multiple roles, beginning as a gallery guard before working as a preparator’s assistant and…
Arts of Africa, c. 1825–1960
This installation, guest-curated by Dr. Christa Clarke, features a selection of African art from SCMA’s collection. They are displayed…
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This pot is cream in color, with a black scene of animals (deer, bird) and plants (trees, cactus) painted onto the vessel. Mountains and clouds are also featured. A black line encompasses the rim. Like other Tohono O'odham ceramics, a large portion of the vessel is left painted white with little decoration.

Always Been Here: Indigenous Artwork Reemerges from Storage

September 7, 2022
Isabel Cordova graduated from Smith College in 2019 with a degree in Studio Art, American Studies, and a concentration in Museum Studies.
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