Artist Conversation: Lance Twitchell and Nicholas Galanin


Artist Conversation: Lance Twitchell and Nicholas Galanin

Thursday, April 7, 2022 @ 5:30 pm

Please note that this program will no longer be held in person, and will instead be streamed live over zoom.

Join the Tlingit/Unangax̂ multidisciplinary artist Nicholas Galanin and Lance (X’unei) A Twitchell, professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Alaska Southeast, for a conversation about the Princeton University Art Museum’s collections of nineteenth-century Northwest Coast Native art and contemporary Tlingit art. Professor of English and American Studies Sarah Rivett will moderate a discussion exploring land, language, and culture in Tlingit artistic traditions, past and present. Introduced by Bryan R. Just, Peter Jay Sharp, Class of 1952, Curator and Lecturer in the Art of the Ancient Americas. A reception will follow.

This event is cosponsored by the Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAISIP) Working Group Seminar Series and the Humanities Council. 

Watch the recorded lecture here.

The Zoom event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the "CC" icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar "español" o el idioma de su elección.

LATE THURSDAYS! This event is part of the Museum’s Late Thursdays programming, made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970. Additional support for this program has been provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Curtis W. McGraw Foundation. 

Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit/Unangax̂, born 1979, Sitka, AK), What have we become? Gold, 2018. Book with gold leaf. Princeton University Art Museum. Museum purchase, Fowler McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund (2019-24). © Nicholas Galanin