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Indigenous artists celebrate Native peoples and cultures through music, poetry, and storytelling

 The cast of "Welcome to Indian Country" gathers in a dressing room backstage. Three Indigenous men stand in the back. Two are wearing dark blazers and glasses and one is wearing a dark button down shirt and traditional bandana. Three Indigenous women are in front of the men, two sitting in chairs and one crouching between the chairs with one arm propped on a chair back.

Updated Mask Requirements

All faculty, staff, students, and visitors at the Moss Arts Center will be required to wear a mask in indoor public spaces.

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    "Monuments" , article

    "Monuments," a site-specific outdoor projection installation by artist Craig Walsh, will celebrate unsung community members who impact the New River Valley region. The installation will take place over several weeks in spring 2022 with an unforgettable set of outdoor images. It will be free and open to the public.

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    "Welcome to Indian Country" , article

    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22-THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23: Claiming rich heritage, representation, and contexts both ancient and urban, Indigenous artists reveal the power of music and stories in the East Coast work-in-progress premiere of "Welcome to Indian Country," commissioned in part by the Moss Arts Center.

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    Gallery Talk: Photography and Fashion History in "Gathering: Pearls and Polyester" , article

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 6 PM: Join us as two outstanding Virginia Tech faculty explore the techniques, themes, and aesthetics of photographs by Larry Fink and the garments captured in his "Social Graces" series from the 1970s and '80s.

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    Panel: "Arts and the Anthropocene" , article

    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 6 PM: This panel, discussing the present epoch, the Anthropocene, investigates what role the arts can play in communicating science, contending with climate anxiety, illuminating ungraspable environmental realities, and manifesting a brighter future.

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    Miwa Matreyek , article

    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28-WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: Miwa Matreyek interacts with her animations as shadow silhouettes, at the cross-section of the cinematic and theatrical, fantastical and tangible.