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Katsina Dolls of the Hopi Tradition


In recognition and honor of Native American Heritage month, the Baber Room Gallery presents an exhibition of Central Michigan University’s collection of twenty-six Katsina Dolls made by Hopi artists. Often called visible prayers, books in wood, and benevolent spirit beings, these dolls hold rich story. This collection was a generous gift from Robert J. Leander to CMU’s permanent art collection and marks the ten-year anniversary of their first exhibition with CMU. This collection celebrates the richness, beauty, and significance of the katsina doll tradition that remains alive in contemporary Hopi culture.

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Date: Sunday, December 12, 2021 - Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Location: 250 E. Preston St
Mount Pleasant, MI
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Admission: $0
Sponsor: Park Library
Contact: Staff Denise Fanning 989-774-2165