Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Southwest Museum has first show since '06, but its future is uncertain

The Southwest Museum in Mount Washington will open its first exhibition in seven years when “Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery”  goes on display Saturday, with free admission.

Like most things involving the site, the show is fraught with uncertainty and controversy, none of it having to do with the artistry and cultural history on display...

...The Autry, which became the Southwest's custodian in 2002, closed its galleries in mid-2006 to use them as a staging area for a massive collection conservation project. It's finished, allowing for limited programming to resume.

More here.

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