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Exhibit turns community project into art recordings of those involved with community improvement efforts in 12 American cities, is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through Oct. 6. Visitors travel through several states as they walk through the exhibit. They watch people...
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Spokesman: 'We proved ... that we owned it'

...through it as required," Banghart said The T'akdeintaan Clan is attempting to reclaim 50 objects sold to the Philadelphia museum in the 1920s. Among these are blankets, masks, rattles and a drum box, among others. They are part of the...
Cultural objects returning to Hoonah after 80 years

...trying to get these objects back for 16 years." The return stems from an original repatriation claim in 1995. The Philadelphia museum first agreed to send these eight objects back in 2009. A delegation representing the clan made a case in Washington...
Tribe fighting Pa. museum over artifacts

...robe that memorializes ancestors of the Hoonah T'akdeintaan clan wiped out by a tidal wave in Lituya Bay. The Philadelphia museum has offered to return eight objects, and university spokeswoman Lori Doyle said it hopes to reach a settlement...

...painting, the beautiful red blot that is part of the late artist's Iliad-inspired series of paintings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and one of its songs, "Riverrun," takes its title from the first word of James Joyce's Finnegan's...
Bringing Native history home

When Harold Jacobs, a Tlingit, saw a Native headband made of braided hair in a Philadelphia museum this month, he knew whose hair it was. He sang its song. Jacobs' great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Angoon...
'Art of the Steal' Don't let the word 'documentary' scare you away

...disillusioned with the Philadelphia elite - namely the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Inquirer - that he...well-known entities like the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the PEW Charitable Trusts are heavily...


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