As part of the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program, artist Golga Oscar (Yup’ik) will give an talk about traditional and contemporary forms of Yup’ik art on Friday, October 13th from 2-3 pm.The presentation will center around the use of materials, placement of specific furs and their meaning, and the Yup’ik number and color system. Oscar will also discuss the importance of art from an Indigenous perspective and the contemporary art that he creates and how it speaks to lives lived today.
People wishing to reserve a spot to attend the talk in-person should call the museum at (907) 747-8981. This talk will also be simultaneously streamed on Zoom, with the recording uploaded afterwards to the Friends of SJM YouTube channel.
Meeting ID: 818 7355 4371