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New Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Gallery Opening Reception at the Rockwell Museum

Nov 15th, 2017
Time:05:30 PM
Location:111 Cedar Street, Corning, NY 14830
Phone:(607)-937-5386
Price:Rockwell Museum Members: Free | Not-yet-members: $10 | Students (with ID): $5 | RSVP required by 5:00 p.m. on November 14.

Join us for refreshments and conversation at the unveiling for the NEW Haudenosaunee Gallery, to be located in The Rockwell’s third-floor permanent collection galleries. This unique celebration will include a welcome blessing and a special performance by the Allegany River Dancers starting at 6:00 p.m.

Haudenosaunee, which translates to The People of the Longhouse, refers to the six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy – Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Tuscarora, and Mohawk. This new permanent gallery will feature a blend of art and objects of material culture of different Nations, from pre-contact tools to 19th-century clothes, toys, dolls, and baskets, as well as contemporary fine art.

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