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Art of the Americas Galleries Reopen at Emory's Carlos Museum

The galleries have been refurbished for the first time in a decade. And they will now include works by native North Americans.

The Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University is reopening its Art of the Americas galleries on Saturday, Feb. 9.

The re-installed galleries will offer the public access to new works of art from Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, according to Emory

The geographic range of the galleries has been expanded to include work by native North Americans as well as Central and South Americans.

The first special exhibit of Native North American art will include modern Southwestern ceramics in a collection titled, Walking in the Footsteps of Our Ancestors: the Melion-Clum Collection of Modern Southwestern Pottery.

Rebecca Stone, Emory Professor of Art History and Faculty Curator of Art of the Americas at the Carlos Museum, is the curator of the first re-installation of the galleries in a decade.

For more details about the galleries, including opening hours, visit the museum's website.

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