50 at 20: Masterpieces of American Indian Art from the Thaw Collection

April 1 – December 31, 2015
Sponsored in part by Fenimore Asset Management


Celebrating 20 years of the Thaw Collection at the Fenimore Art Museum, this exhibition will highlight 50 outstanding works of American Indian Art spanning 2,000 years of art in North America. With its superb masterpieces, it aims to clearly highlight the philosophical foundation of the collection. Through the voice of Native artists, scholars, as well as Native and non-Native curators, the exhibit seeks to explore the tangible, as well as intangible qualities that make a masterpiece.