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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    public relations staff to support the realization and presentation of the exhibition at each venue The AFA develops the curatorial concept selects and works closely with commissioned curators and authors negotiates loans and publishes catalogues in conjunction with leading publishers In addition the AFA organizes all aspects of touring arranging the transportation and storage of the artwork and overseeing the art installation through its registrars Each exhibition is accompanied by a scholarly catalogue as well as promotional and educational materials of the highest standards View current and upcoming exhibitions Art Insurance ArtSure the AFA s insurance program offers high quality fine arts insurance to members at competitive prices Coverage is arranged by Huntington T Block Insurance Agency a leading insurance broker that specializes in art insurance and offers low premiums and deductibles to member museums A highly experienced customer service representative works exclusively with AFA members Reduced Magazine Advertisement Rates Museum members receive special discounts on advertising rates with Art in America the premier international art magazine An Art in America representative will work with you to determine the needs of your market Discounted Magazine Subscriptions Member museums are offered reduced subscription rates to Art in America Artforum ARTnews Art Auction and other art magazines Cultural Travel ArtScapes AFA s cultural travel program offers unique trips to cities in the U S and abroad Close ties with museum directors curators and art collectors around the world enable the AFA to provide access to extraordinary works of art in distinctive settings Members enjoy exclusive visits to private collections artist studios museums and galleries Conferences and Symposia The AFA organizes conferences panel discussions and public programs providing museum professionals and art enthusiasts opportunities for intellectual exchange and to address vital cultural issues in the art and museum worlds Additional programs offered to

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    Francisco Frick Art and Historical Center The Frick Collection The Patricia Phillip Frost Art Museum Georgia O Keefe Museum J Paul Getty Museum Greenville County Museum of Art Guild Hall The Jewish Museum Joslyn Art Museum Kimbell Art Museum Los Angeles County Museum of Art McNay Art Museum Mead Art Museum Memorial Art Gallery Metropolitan Museum of Art Michael C Carlos Museum Milwaukee Art Museum Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    establishing partnerships with museums in regions entirely new to us which will allow us to not only bring exhibitions of extraordinary works of art to new audiences in the U S but also to bring wonderful American collections to a global audience Your support is key to the development of all these initiatives We hope we can count on you Your gift to the Annual Fund plays a vital role

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    America and Europe To view a list of upcoming AFA shows click on Exhibitions Education To complement its exhibitions program the AFA creates and produces a variety of educational materials such as exhibition catalogues gallery guides and teacher resource packets These materials provide key information on the artwork artists history and philosophical and political influences of the time period Education support is an opportunity to invest in the future and

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    Rhodes and Leona B Carpenter Foundation Paul A Cohen Foundation Compton Foundation Inc Constantine Limited The Cowles Charitable Trust The Donald and Maria Cox Charitable Trust Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation FGF Foundation Fiduciary Trust Company International Fifth Floor Foundation The Horace W Goldsmith Foundation Josephine Graf Foundation Richard Gray Gallery Greenberg Traurig LLP Evelyn A J Hall Charitable Trust Henderson Phillips Fine Arts Insurance The Henry L Hillman Foundation Kanders Foundation Inc Massey Knakal Realty of Manhattan LLC Samuel H Kress Foundation The Lamport Foundation Inc Landmark Charitable Foundation Inc The Lauder Foundation Inc The Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation The Levitt Foundation Leon Levy Foundation The Linton Foundation Inc Loewy Family Foundation Leon Lowenstein Foundation Inc The Henry Luce Foundation Ted and Roberta Mann Foundation Richard Jane Manoogian Foundation Masterpiece International Ltd National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Humanities Roy R and Marie S Neuberger Foundation Peter Norton Family Foundation Open Society Institute Peco Foundation Pfizer Foundation The Reed Foundation Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc The Rockefeller Foundation Romenesa Foundation Sara Lee Corporation Scheidt Family Foundation Inc The Schulhof Family Foundation Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation Inc Sotheby s Target Corporation

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    the objects and the present day values that inform connoisseurship and collecting practices The objects are organized into groupings that share aspects of function form and narrative while being rooted in specific historical trends and events Object groupings include sculpture of the Northwest Coast ancient ivories from the Bering Straits region Yupik and Aleut masks from the Western Arctic kachina dolls of the Southwest pueblos Southwest pottery sculptural objects from the Eastern Woodlands Eastern regalia Plains regalia pictographic arts of the Plains and Western baskets The exhibition s structure foregrounds the social and historical contexts of these objects to shed light on communal values deeply embedded in cultural practice the role of clothing in conveying religious significance for example in tandem with the artists individual experiences of a particular time and place Selections from the Dikers esteemed holdings have been presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1998 2000 and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian 2004 6 but this is the first traveling exhibition from the collection and features several recent acquisitions that have never before been seen by the public A fully illustrated catalogue presenting new research on the objects in the exhibition will include an essay by the guest curator David Penney and contributions from leading authors in the field including Janet Berlo Bruce Bernstein Barbara Brotherton and Joe Horse Capture Exhibition itinerary Seattle Art Museum February 12 May 17 2015 Amon Carter Museum of Art July 5 September 13 2015 Michael C Carlos Museum Emory University October 10 2015 January 3 2016 and the Toledo Museum of Art February 12 May 8 2016 For more information contact Curator Suzanne Ramljak at 212 988 7700 ext 244 or sramljak afaweb org Lorem Ipsum is the curator of the exhibition Indigenous Beauty Masterworks of American Indian

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    society moving to zoomorphic figures and finally to the human figures and masks of the highest levels These works are the result of great artistic freedom and display a wealth of stylistic variety Lega artists worked in seclusion creating pieces on commission from high ranking Bwami members who provided limited information about the required gender size and gesture of the work of art Art of the Lega includes baskets stools rattles spoons and masks specific to initiations and performances as well as objects that were used daily to proclaim rank and status such as stakes hats necklaces belts and girdles Drawn from promised and donated gifts to the Fowler Museum at UCLA one of the world s most important collections of this material Art of the Lega is the result of new scholarship and interpretation as well as previous scholarship undertaken with the participation of Lega elders The exhibition was originally developed by the Fowler Museum and the Nelson Atkins Museum traveled to the Musée du quai Branly in Paris and is now traveling under the auspices of the AFA The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated scholarly catalogue written by the guest curator Elisabeth L Cameron Art of

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    NMAI and David Penney NMAI s Associate Director of Museum Scholarship have selected some 60 of the artist s most notable works drawn from public and private collections In addition to tracing WalkingStick s artistic journey the exhibition will engage issues of race identity and national history which are key themes not only to contemporary Native art but to American culture at large This touring retrospective will be the first to fully examine WalkingStick s singular career demonstrating the breadth of her achievements The exhibition will be accompanied by an extensive monograph with essays by the co curators and contributions by scholars and artists including Lucy Lippard Kate Morris and Lisa Seppi providing multiple perspectives on WalkingStick s art Kay WalkingStick An American Artist will be on display at the National Museum of the American Indian November 7 2015 September 18 2016 and will travel to Dayton Art Institute February 9 May 7 2017 Kalamazoo Institute of Art June 17 September 10 2017 Heard Museum October 13 2016 January 8 2017 Gilcrease Museum October 5 2017 January 7 2018 and Montclair Art Museum February 3rd to June 17th 2018 For more information contact Curator of Exhibitions Suzanne Ramljak at 212

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