Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations

Period of Performance

9/1/2003 - 6/30/2005

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$300,000.00 (approved)
$300,000.00 (awarded)

Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South

FAIN: GM-50100-03

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60603-6488)
Richard Townsend (Project Director: February 2003 to October 2005)

Implementation of a traveling exhibition with a catalog and public programs on the prehistoric arts and culture of the midwestern and southern United States, focusing on what art reveals about the myths, legends, and cosmologies of native peoples.