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The Decorated World: Asmat Art and Daily Life

Until 31 July 2019
  • Viewing hours
    10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
    10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday
    10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday
    Noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

    American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas
    The Gallery, second floor, east end, Anderson Student Center

    Free and open to the public

    Handicap accessible
    For accessibility requests: (651) 962-6315

    Location and parking directions: www.stthomas.edu/campusmaps

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.

Exhibition reception:
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

Image:
Shield (detail), carved by Mbinam, before 1981, Asmat people, Yupmakcain region, Vakam village, wood, paint, Gift of the Diocese of Agats (AMAA 0585)