PROGRAMS

Through Big Ideas, Engage People

The Coe offers unique, hands-on programs and exhibitions to engage and support communities, artists, and students of all ages. This enables deeper appreciation of the value of cultures all over the world…because the more we know about one other, the more we can work together for the common good.

Collections Spotlight with Melissa Shaginoff

Collections Spotlight with Melissa Shaginoff

This Collections Spotlight was held Tuesday, September 22, 2020, with Melissa Shaginoff entitled Dene (Athabascan) Art in Materials, Potlatch, and Collection. Melissa Shaginoff is part of the Udzisyu (caribou) and Cui Ui Ticutta (fish-eater) clans from Nay'dini'aa Na...

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IMPRINT 2020

IMPRINT 2020

Above image is from the 2018 IMPRINT opening at the Coe Center.   In the summer of 2018, the Coe partnered with an incredible group of artists and thinkers to create the exhibition IMPRINT. One goal of IMPRINT was to send art out into the community in different...

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COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT with Jhon Goes in Center

COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT with Jhon Goes in Center

Collections Spotlight, a program developed in partnership with First American Art Magazine, is a free interactive, online discussion that brings together the public, scholars, and Native artists who select artworks from the Coe’s collection to interpret and discuss....

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Laurence A. G. Moss

Laurence A. G. Moss was raised in western Canada, Dr. Moss has lived and worked principally in western North America, Pacific Asia, and Central Europe. His North American base was Santa Fe, New Mexico from 1986 to 2006 when he returned to the Pacific Northwest with...

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An Unassuming Dignity

An Unassuming Dignity

Unknown (Pomo, Mendocino and Lake Counties, California), Feathered Gift Baskets, c. 1900. Two single rod baskets are woven on a foundation of willow sticks and sewn with sedge roots. Yellow feathers are from the breast of the meadowlark, and iridescent green feathers...

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Andrew Eiseman, Advisory Board Director

Andrew Eiseman works where technology, business and the creative worlds meet; solving problems, moving teams along, and getting new products and services into the marketplace. Eiseman has experience in many parts of the world, with fifteen years of success in complex...

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Dorothy H. Bracey, Advisory Board Director

Dorothy H. Bracey is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Comparative Legal Systems at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She holds a AB from the College of William and Mary, a Ph.D. from Harvard University, and a MLS from Yale Law...

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Collections Spotlight with Leah Mata Fragua

Collections Spotlight with Leah Mata Fragua

  This Collections Spotlight event took place on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 3 pm MDT with Leah Mata Fragua. Collections Spotlight, a program developed in partnership with First American Art Magazine, is a free interactive, online discussion that brings together...

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“The Giant Eskimo” by James Kivetoruk Moses

“The Giant Eskimo” by James Kivetoruk Moses

James Kivetoruk Moses (Inupiaq, Seward Peninsula, Nome Region, Alaska), The Eskimo Giant, c. 1970. Pen and Ink on cardboard. Private Collection   James Kivetoruk Moses (1903-1981) was a self-taught Inupiaq painter who created profoundly perceptive narrative works...

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