Intersections: Indigenous Textiles of the Americas

  • September 5, 2019 to December 6, 2019
    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery
  • Downtown
  • School of Human Ecology, UW–Madison, 1300 Linden Drive
  • Madison
  • Madison, WI 53706

Indigenous scholars Kendra Greendeer (Ho-Chunk) and Dakota Mace (Diné) co-curate an exhibition
exploring material interrelationships among cultures with long histories of exchange throughout the
Americas. Select textiles and objects from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection and the Little Eagle
Arts Foundation, a Ho-Chunk arts organization, provide a deeper understanding of the intersecting
lifeways, movement, and stories of people throughout the western hemisphere and spanning more than
a thousand years of history.
This exhibition was developed with the support of Jane and David C. Villa and is part of a series
celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection’s. The exhibition is free and
open to the public during gallery hours. Visit to learn of yet-to-be announced special events related to the exhibition.

  • Times: September 5 – December 6, 2019, Wednesday–Friday, 10 am–4 pm (Thursdays until 7 pm), and Saturday–Sunday, 12 pm–4 pm
  • Admission: Free