Indigenous voices lecture series features Met curator

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Indigenous voices lecture series features Met curator

Patricia Norby, associate curator of Native American art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the featured speaker in a Feb. 12 talk at the Great Plains Art Museum.
Patricia Norby, associate curator of Native American art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the featured speaker in a Feb. 12 talk at the Great Plains Art Museum.

A new speaker series featuring Indigenous museum and cultural professionals continues Feb. 12 with a talk by Patricia Norby, associate curator of Native American art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, is 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Great Plains Art Museum. The event includes a reception with light refreshments in the museum lobby starting at 5 p.m.

Norby, associate curator of Native American art at the Met, is a part of the Purépecha tribe, an indigenous group centered in the northwestern region of Michoacán, Mexico. She will talk about her curatorial work that features Indigenous perspectives and experiences. Read more about her work in The New York Times.

The presentation is part of “Walking in the Footsteps of our Ancestors: Re-Indigenizing Southeast Nebraska,” a new project at the center funded by the Mellon Foundation. Learn more about the project and remaining talks in the series.

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