Cyrus Dallin's Appeal to the Great Spirit Reexamined

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Name: Cyrus Dallin's Appeal to the Great Spirit Reexamined
Date: March 3, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
Event Description:

Cyrus Dallin's  Appeal to the Great Spirit Reexamined 

Heather Leavell, the Dallin Museum's director and curator, will be participating in this important discussion on the implications of Dallin's Appeal to the Great Spirit as a public commemoration of Native American history and experience.

This event will take place in the MFA's Remis Auditorium. Admission is free, but tickets are required.

Program description from the MFA's website:

Installed at the MFA’s entrance in 1912, Dallin’s monumental equestrian sculpture is one of the Museum’s most visible—and understudied—works of art. Does Appeal to the Great Spirit portray a dignified Native American figure, as the artist intended, or does it simply uphold the 19th-cHeather Leavell, the Dallin Museum's director and curator, will be participating in this important discussion on the implications of Dallin's Appeal to the Great Spirit as a public commemoration of Native American history and experience.

Speakers:
Emily Burns, Assistant Professor, Art History, Auburn University
Heather Leavell, Director and Curator, Cyrus Dallin Art Museum
Jami Powell, Associate Curator of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art

Moderator:
Elizabeth Solomon, Assistant Director of Academic Affairs, Harvard School of Public Health



 
Location:
Musuem of Fine Arts Boston
Remis Auditorium 
465 Huntington Ave. 
Boston, MA 
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, March 3rd 
1:00pm - 2:30pm 
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
Free but tickets are required
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