Feb 16 – Hopi R2-D2 and the Return of the Force: Star Wars and indigenous art

Hopi R2-D2 and the Return of the Force: Star Wars & indigenous art

Speakers: Duane Koyawena (Artist, Curator) & Samantha Honanie (Visitor Experience Manager, Museum of Northern Arizona)

Friday, February 16 at 12:00 pm

Eldersveld Room, 5670 Haven Hall

Join the Museum Studies Program in welcoming Samantha Honanie and Duane Koyawena as they discuss the Museum of Northern Arizona’s award-winning exhibition, “The Force Is With Our People” (2019-2020). Learn about the creation of Hopi-R2, the resonance of Star Wars themes with the Southwest’s indigenous art communities, and the ongoing cultural influence of the project.

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