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Cyrus Dallin: Sculpture in Service of Social Justice (virtual)

Presented by Cyrus Dallin Art Museum and Newton Free Library at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 16 2021
Cyrus Dallin: Sculpture in Service of Social Justice (virtual)

Did you know that sculptor Cyrus Dallin was also an educator, Indigenous rights activist and agent of change?

Join Heather Leavell, Cyrus Dallin Art Museum director and curator, for a free program that will cover the history of three local Dallin works:

Menotomy Hunter (Arlington)
Massasoit Ousamequin (Plymouth)
Appeal to the Great Spirit (in front of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

She will illustrate how Dallin employed his position as an internationally acclaimed sculptor to fight for Indigenous rights through humanizing portrayals of Indigenous peoples, extensive public education, and efforts

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This program is free - no charge.

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