Traveling Distant Waters: Canoes in Asmat and the Upper Midwest

Fall 2016 Exhibition

Date & Time:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sept. 6 - Dec. 21, 2016


American Museum of Asmat Art
The Gallery, second floor, east end, Anderson Student Center

Reception: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, October 1

An exhibition comparing and contrasting the functional, historical and spiritual roles of canoes among the Asmat people of New Guinea and in the Upper Midwest.

Curated by Dr. Eric Kjellgren, AMAA@St. Thomas director and Dr. Mark Neuzil, Professor, Department of Communication and Journalism
Assisted by Elizabeth Madden and students from the graduate seminar The Asmat of New Guinea

Viewing Hours:
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Wednesday
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday
Noon. – 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Free and open to the public.

The Gallery is handicap accessible. For accessibility requests: (651) 962-6315.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.