My Favorite Things tours bring some of the most opinionated and fascinating artists, cultural producers and community figures into the galleries to discuss their favorite works of art. During Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection, guests will illuminate works in the special exhibition and permanent collection for these engaging tours. This week's tour features Charlotte Coté, Associate Professor of American Indian Studies at University of Washington.
Dr. Charlotte Coté is a member of the Tseshaht/Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Coté has a B.A. in Political Science from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, B.C., and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Her publications, teaching, and research interests examine indigenous politics and governance, federal Indian law and policy, treaty and whaling rights, First Nations and indigenous films/filmmaking, and indigenous food sovereignty.
Free with museum admission. Tour meets in the fourth floor galleries, at the entrance to Ancestral Modern.
SAM is a recipient of The Wallace Foundation Excellence Award, created to support exemplary arts organizations to pioneer effective practices to engage more people in high-value arts activities.