Community Beadwork Drop-in Workshop
A Program of the Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork Exhibition
Date / Time:
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, Nov 9, 2014, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 7, 2015, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, Mar 7, 2015, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Autry in Griffith Park
Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members
Inspired by the pieces in Floral Journey
, Tiffany Jackson
(Cocopah/Rosebud Sioux/Quechan/Paiute/Laguna Pueblo) will demonstrate and teach basic beading techniques. Participants will contribute to a community beadwork project that will be displayed in the museum and added to the Autry's Education Collection.
In this program, Jackson takes on the roles of artist, demonstrator, and educator. As an artist, she chose the materials and created the design, inspired by the floral images found in the exhibition. As demonstrator, she illustrates the beading process for visitors, sharing the traditions and skills learned from previous generations. As educator, she teaches visitors introductory beading techniques while guiding and directing the formation of each piece.
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March 15, 2014–April 26, 2015
Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork
Image on left: Yakima vest (detail), 1930s. Velvet, cloth, glass beads. Gift of Mrs. Reeta W. Brooks. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 1490.G.30
Breechcloth or dance apron (detail), Ojibwa, 1885. Velvet, cloth, glass beads. Gift of Miss Donna Held. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 1911.G.3
Moccasins (detail), Arapaho/Shoshone, 1947. Leather, glass beads. Donated from the collection of D. L. and Shirley K. Hall. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 126.96.36.199–.2