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Wrapped in Tradition is a traveling exhibit organized by Chihuly Studio of Seattle, Washington and is on display through August 18, 2007 in the Thomas E. and Emilyne Weed Anding Traveling Exhibit Gallery.

The exhibition features 15 glass "Blanket Cylinders" by Dale Chihuly, who was first inspired by Navajo handmade textiles, and then began to collect machine-produced blankets made for European-American Indian trade. Today, Chihuly is known as a pioneer of American Studio Glass as well as for being a contemporary artist who creates monumental glass sculpture and environments. Pieces on loan from other museums and private collectors will also be on display. Don't miss this exciting, new exhibit! Click here to learn more!

A message from our Exhibit Coordinator, Frankie Pack.

Purchase an exquisite Dale Chihuly piece from his 2007 studio collection or an authentic signed lithograph.

Purchase gifts, educational materials and memorabilia associated with Wrapped in Tradition in our museum store.

Spruce up your computer desktop by downloading one of our colorful wallpaper images from the Wrapped in Tradition exhibition.

View all the exciting programs we have in store this summer to accompany our Chihuly exhibit.

Download our new podcast onto your mp3 player, bring it to the museum, and enjoy a self-led tour through our Wrapped in Tradition exhibit.

This exhibit is made possible through the generosity of
Tom & Emy Anding
Jim & Xan Foulks
Don & Gerrie McReynolds
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