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2015-2016 Curatorial Conversations Series: Connoisseurship and Good Pie: Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art

Teri Greeves speaking with a group


This year's Curatorial Conversations Series from the Ralph T. Coe Foundation for the Arts is in conjunction with the exhibition Connoisseurship and Good Pie: Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art at the Wheelwright Museum. The series includes a number of conversational walk-throughs with Bruce Bernstein, curator and executive director of the Ralph T. Coe Foundation for the Arts, and a variety of individuals involved in the field ranging from artists/curators/dealers/appraisers, etc.

For each event, both visitors and participants were brought together to experience a guided tour of Connoisseurship and Good Pie: Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art, while engaging in compelling dialogue around the nature of collecting and curation. Each walk-through resulted in an amazing and compelling conversation--a series not to be missed. Please join the experience by watching the videos below:

Teri Greeves, artist/curator. September 19, 2015

Dyani White Hawk (Sicangu Lakota), artist/curator. October 24, 2015, Part 1
and Dyani White Hawk (Sicangu Lakota), artist/curator. October 24, 2015, Part 2

Jonathan Batkin, Director of the Wheelwright Museum; Henriette Lidchi, Keeper of the Department of World Art in the National Museums of Scotland in Edinburgh; and Tad Dale of Tad Dale Tribal Arts gallery and collector. September 29, 2015

Dallin Maybee (Northern Arapaho/Seneca) Chief Operating Officer of the Southwestern
Association for Indian Arts, artist, author, and international performer and lecturer. February 3, 2016


Scott Hale of Southwest Art Appraisers, taught at the University of Oklahoma, curator, and author. February 24 2016

Not filmed was the walk-through on April 5, 2016 with Ken Williams (Northern Arapaho/Seneca), manager of the Wheelwright Museum's Case Trading Post and artist.