Category: Collections Spotlight

Collections Spotlight, a program developed in partnership with First American Art Magazine, is an interactive, online monthly discussion that brings together diverse scholars and Native artists who select artworks from the Coe’s collection to interpret and discuss. The virtual Zoom format also brings together attendees from diverse regions. Attendee questions are accepted throughout the experience via chat, and at the end opened to audio. These events are free and open to the general public.

To view all past recorded events on the Coe YouTube channel, click here.

Collection Spotlight with Golga Oscar

Collection Spotlight with Golga Oscar

Experience artist Golga Oscar (Yup’ik) as he hosted COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on October 12, 2021. Golga Oscar, a Yup’ik artist from Southwest Alaska pursues modern textile that reflects his cultural identity. He seeks the aspects of revitalizing his ancestral work...
Collection Spotlight with Lisa Rutherford

Collection Spotlight with Lisa Rutherford

Experience artist Lisa Rutherford (Cherokee Nation) as she hosts COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on September 21, 2021. Lisa Rutherford discusses via Zoom Eastern Woodlands beadwork within the Coe Collection, as well as, feather capes, and reviving Cherokee and Southeastern...
Collections Spotlight with John Hagen

Collections Spotlight with John Hagen

Experience artist John Hagen as he hosts COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on June 15, 2021. John Hagen is an Unangax̂, Iñupiaq, Irish and Danish curator, and an artist. He is currently working as the Curator of Indigenous Arts and Initiatives at the Anchorage Museum in...
Collections Spotlight with Meyo Maruffo

Collections Spotlight with Meyo Maruffo

Experience artist Meyo Marrufo, as she hosts COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on April 13, 2021. Marrufo is Eastern Pomo from the Clear Lake basin. While her tribe is from Robinson Rancheria, she has lived and learned from other California tribes, including Yurok, Hupa, Maidu,...