ID: 423896

Tlingit Totem Pole carving and installation by Tommy Joseph

Publish Date: Nov 01, 2013
Event Date: November 26, 2013
Event Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Subject: Special event
Venue: Carnegie Museum of Natural History
City: Pittsburgh
Description: Witness history in progress as artist Tommy Joseph carves a traditional 16-foot Tlingit totem pole commissioned by Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Joseph will work in the R. P. Simmons Family Gallery so that visitors may watch him create this piece and view Tlingit artifacts and videos about the totem pole creation process. The completed totem pole will be permanently installed as a marker to the entrance of Alcoa Hall of American Indians.


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