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news flash--clay show in dc

updated fri 24 oct 97


Jane Aebersold on sat 11 oct 97

Hi folks--if you are in or near Washington DC GO IMMEDIATELY to see demos
and hear talks by the artists, and see and absorb the terrific work...the
show is The Legacy of Generations: Pottery By American Indian Women. It
opened yesterday at the National Museum of Women in the Arts--Farragut West
metro stop, New York Ave and 13th, phone 202-783-7370

I stumbled onto it yesterday while in Washington, met and talked with some
of the artists and with Susan Peterson, the curator. PBS is doing
something in January, and the show will be up through January 11--in the
meantime, a poorly publicized opening has wonderful opportunitites--as

Friday Oct 10
10-12:30 Demos by Lu Ann Tafoya, Santa Clara; Nancy Youngblood Lugo, Santa
Clara;Dora Tse-pe, Zia/San Ildefonso
1:3--4 Emma Lewis Mitchell, Acoma; Delores Lewis Garcia,Acoma; Carnel Hewis
Haskaya, Acoma
Gallery talks: 11 am Anita Fields, Osage; 12 noon Lorraine Williams,
Navajo; 1 pm Jacquie Stevens, Winnebago

Saturday Oct 11
10:30, slide lecture Barbara Gonzales, San Ildefonso; 12 noon, Gallery
talk, Susan Peterson, curator; 1:15 poetry reading Nora Naranjo-Morse, poet
and artist, Santa Clara; 2pm Role Model workshop "Talking with Clay" Buffy
Cordero-Suina and story teller figures, for high school and college
students (this one requires reservations)

Sunday Oct 12
2 pm--panel Barbara Gonzales, Nancy Youngblood Lugo,Nora Naranjo-Morse and
Jacquie Stevens

There are some other things scheduled during the months of Nov and Dec, but
nothing on the scale of this opening week.

I hope you can go, its a truly wonderful show. susan has sritten the
catalogue, also a book, and it has fine info about the women and beautiful

Enjoy, Jane

jane aebersold