The exhibit features artwork from nine contemporary Indigenous artists, offering a look at the history and on-going relations between Indigenous people and land.
Organized by Preservation Long Island with guest curators Jeremy Dennis, an artist and a tribal member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, and Dr. Gwendolyn Saul, Curator of Ethnography at the New York State Museum, the exhibition features objects from the collections of Preservation Long Island, the New York State Museum, and the Southold Indian Museum.
The exhibition will open with a virtual event, Curator Conversations, featuring Jeremy Dennis and Dr. Gwendolyn Saul on September 3rd, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Advance registration is available online.
Indigenous History & Art at Good Little Water Place can be found on the Preservation Long Island website.
Painting: “Mandush, Shinnecock Sachem of the 17th century,” 2013, Oil on canvas, 22 x 28 in. by David Bunn Martine.