Work by artist Gail Werner will be in the La Jolla Historical Society’s “Voices from the Rez” exhibit. (Philipp Scholz Rittermann)

Work by artist Gail Werner will be in the La Jolla Historical Society’s “Voices from the Rez” exhibit.
(Philipp Scholz Rittermann)

“Voices from the Rez,” will be on view June 4 through Sept. 4 at the Historical Society’s Wisteria Cottage Gallery (780 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037). Open hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00.

Opening Reception | June 3 at 6pm | Opening comments by Dr. Stan Rodriguez | Bird Singers & Dancers

The La Jolla Historical Society is honored to present an exhibit of contemporary art created by Native Americans from the reservations of Southern California where San Diego County is home to eighteen reservations – more than any other county in the United States. Southern California Natives live both on and off the Rez, upholding historic culture and traditions while concurrently inhabiting the modern world. In this exhibition, ten artists reveal images, ingenuity, and unrestrained voices divulging their stories and communicating opinions through artistic expression. The medium for powerfully affirming their voices is through painting, drawing, sculpture, fashion, beadwork, mixed media, narrative writing, song and performance. Works from these artists break through stereotypical barriers and open a path to share their strength, perspectives, and influential experience.

There will be a series of programs featuring diverse Native American artists from San Diego and Riverside Counties.

For more information and to register for the opening reception visit the Exhibit Information page.


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