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Sheldon Jackson Museum Artist-in-Residence Robert Hoffmann (Tlingit) to Give Artist Talk

by LAM Webmaster on 2021-07-01T09:43:33-08:00 in Sheldon Jackson Museum, Events, Museums | Comments

For Immediate Release
July 1, 2021

Robert Hoffmann SITKA – Sheldon Jackson Museum Alaska Native artist-in-residence Robert Hoffmann (Tlingit) will give a talk entitled "Where We Meet" on July 3 at 3 pm at the museum and on Zoom. 

Hoffmann will look at how cultural and historical context helps us appreciate objects more fully. He will select a few artifacts from the museum’s collection to highlight this idea. Robert will also talk about the following different contexts for today’s artistic and cultural creations: political statements, cultural identification, market, self-expression, and appreciation.

A limited number of seats are available to attend the talk in-person. To reserve your spot, call the museum at at (907) 747-8981. All are welcome to attend the talk via Zoom at:

Meeting ID: 229 485 7244
Passcode: FORMLINE

Robert Hoffmann is working in the gallery June 23-July 10, most days Wednesday-Sunday, 9 am-4 pm. For more information on the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program, a schedule of when artists will be working at the museum, or for information on museum hours of operation, admission fees, and Covid mitigation measures, please call the museum at (907) 747-8981.

Media Contact:

Patience Frederiksen
Director, Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums

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