Visit the Pequot Museum and Prepare to be Transformed.
We are transforming how indigenous culture and peoples are represented. For our website we purposefully juxtaposed black and white imagery against their contemporary counterpart in color. Quahogs are transformed into modern wampum jewlery (artist James Jones, Mashantucket Pequot.) Corn is transformed into sublime cuisine (our own Chef Sherry Pocknett, Mashpee Wampanoag.) The historic image of a warrior is transformed into a millennial wearing a pop culture t-shirt (artist Jared Yazzie, Navajo.) These artists represent a next generation Native narrative that gives greater understanding to the evolution of a new Native voice. We will be featuring rotating artists on our webpage to convey the beauty and diversity of their art, so come back to see who will be featured next. Please visit the museum to see how your views, ideas and opinions of Native culture and peoples will be transformed.
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Faith Middleton Food Schmooze Martini Competition 2016 - June 23
Now in its sixth year, this WNPR fundraiser attracts hundreds of passionate foodies and mixology enthusiasts ready to sample the most decadent and creative concoctions. This year, the event is being held here at the Pequot Museum! Make sure to bring your "sensible shoes" as the D.J. will be spinning the beats that get you on the dance floor. Purchase tickets at ctmartini.org.
17th Century Encampment - June 24 & 25
Visit the Pequot Museum farmstead on June 24 & 25, 2016 for a unique chance to experience Native American and European life in the 17th Century! Native, English, Dutch, and French reenactors will portray different aspects of daily life (circa 1600-1700) outdoors for two full days. Visitors are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities including wampum making, cooking, militia drills, cannon drills, basket making, potter, archery, lacrosse, children’s games and much more. your work, and help us design a retail option for selling your work. Click here for more informaiton.
Artists-in-Residence: Calling Native artists
The Pequot Museum is now offering studio work space to Native artists free of charge on a first come, first serve basis. As an Artist-in-Residence, you can demonstrate your process to visitors, show your work, and help us design a retail option for selling your work. Download a space request form.
For more information contact: Deb Jones @ DJones@pequotmuseum.org