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27 ways to immerse in Muskegon’s largest photography exhibit ever

The Muskegon Museum of Art will open its largest and most significant exhibit to date on Thursday, May 11.

Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian” is a showcase of a collection of work comprised by Curtis over a 30-year period that documented the history of 80 Native American tribes. In total, the collection includes participation from 10,000 Native Americans, 20 leather-bound books, over 40,000 photographs, 10,000 audio recordings and a feature film.

The grand opening event will include an outdoor blessing ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on May 11 led by Larry Romanelli, tribal ogema of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indiana.

The event from 5:30-8 p.m. at the MMA, 296 W. Webster Ave., is free and open to the public. Refreshments and a cash bar will be available.

 

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