GOLDENDALE, Wash.- Maryhill Museum of Art will present "Reflecting on Lewis & Clark: Contemporary American Indian Viewpoints" now through Nov. 15, as part of The National Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commemoration.
Curated by Pat Courtney Gold, of the Wasco Nation of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, the exhibit features contemporary work by nationally recognized American Indian artists who have created paintings, sculptures, prints and traditional artifacts that interpret and express their reflections and thoughts on both the original journey and on the commemoration of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1803-06.
Works were created specifically for the exhibit by Vivian Adams (Yakama), B.K. Courtney (Wasco-Tlingit), Pat Courtney Gold (Wasco-Tlingit), Joe Feddersen (Colville), Tony Johnson (Chinook), Maynard White Owl Lavadour (Cayuse-Nez Perce), Ann McCormack (Nez Perce), Miles Miller (Yakama-Nez Perce), Lillian Pitt (Wasco-Yakama), Thelissa Red Hawk (Umatilla), Susanna Santos (Warm Springs), Chuck Williams (Cascades), and Liz Woody (Yakama-Warm Springs-Navajo).
Maryhill Museum is a certified site on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. During the exhibit run a variety of programs for all ages will be available. A complete listing can be found on the web site at www.maryhillmuseum.org.
Also on view, Discover Lewis & Clark at Maryhill, an exhibit featuring historic Native American objects from the Columbia River Gorge region that closely resemble those Lewis & Clark documented and collected while in the area. It focuses on the significant role the Columbia River and trade played in the daily lives of the local tribes.
The Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Nov. 15, and is located on Washington Scenic Route 14, just west of U.S.97. General admission is $7, seniors $6, children 6-16 $2.