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Stories and Art of the American West: A Festival for All Ages

Stories and Art of the American West: A Festival for All Ages

On March 8, 2014, MADI and the Museum's Education Department hosted "Stories and Art of the American West: A Festival for All Ages." Held in conjunction with The Metropolitan Museum of Art's special exhibitions The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925, Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin, the American Wing, and the galleries of Native North American Art, activities for the day included performances by the Redhawk Native American Arts Council, a rope demonstration by the Federation of Black Cowboys, storytelling sessions, a demonstration of beading and porcupine quillwork, and numerous other performances and hands-on workshops.