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Maryhill opens for 75th year March 15



Maidens: Native art, like this one painted by Harrison Begay (Navajo) are among the featured exhibits during Maryhill Museum's 75th anniversary season. The museum opens March 15.

Maryhill Museum of Art opens its 75th Anniversary Season March 15, 2015 with the special exhibition American Indian Painting: Twentieth-Century Masters. The landmark exhibition brings to the Columbia River Gorge a collection of 35 paintings of a type seldom-if ever-exhibited in the Pacific Northwest.

Curated by Maryhill's Steve Grafe, the exhibition features some of the most important American Indian artists of the 20th century. These artists were residents of the Southern Plains and Southwest, and affiliated with the University of Oklahoma, Bacone College and the studio at the Santa Fe Indian School. Their works were some of the first painted after educators of Native students were allow...

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