The University of Arizona

"Arctic Spirit: Inuit Art from the Albrecht Collection"

The University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections welcomes "Arctic Spirit: Inuit Art from the Albrecht Collection," a traveling exhibit of the Canadian Inuit's rich artistic history. Chosen from a Heard Museum collection donated by UA alumnus Daniel Albrecht, the sculptures, textiles and graphics offer a rare opportunity to view Inuit artwork. The Inuits, or Eskimos, are a society of natives who live mainly in Siberia, Alaska, Greenland and the Canadian Arctic. Although many consider these various groups to be homogenous, Arctic Spirit showcases the artistic styles that are distinctly of the Canadian Inuit. The exhibit has been brought to Special Collections through the generosity of Albrecht, and is curated by Ingo Hessel who has researched Inuit art extensively for more than 20 years. See the UA Libraries' summer hours schedule to plan your visit.  

June 30, 2009   All Day


Audience: 
All
Audience Size: 
Small (1-50)

Where

Campus: 
Main Campus
Location: 
Main Library, Special Collections
Tucson, AZ
United States

Contact Info & Links

Department/Unit: 
Special Collections
Contact Person: 
Bonnie Travers
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