Jamie Okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone-Bannock). Boots, 2013–14. Glass beads on boots designed by Christian Louboutin. Museum commission with support from Katrina Carye, John Curuby, Dan Elias and Karen Keane, Cynthia Gardner, Merry Glosband, and Steve and Ellen Hoffman, 2014.44.1AB. © 2015 Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Walter Silver.

Native Fashion Now Opening Weekend: June 4

Kick off summer this weekend with Native Fashion Now. This highly anticipated and acclaimed exhibition celebrates the diverse and dynamic works of Native American designers.

Opening Conversation
June 4 at 2 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium

Native Fashion Now is the first major exhibition to explore the incredible diversity and striking renaissance of contemporary fashion by Native designers. Hear from designers who are breaking creative boundaries and leading the way to disrupt preconceived notions of Native American style. Featuring: Deana Dartt, Ph.D., Curator of Native American Art, Portland Art Museum, Karen Kramer, Curator, Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture, Peabody Essex Museum, Dorothy Grant, Designer, Patricia Michaels, Designer, Wendy Ponca, Designer. Reserve tickets.

Pop-Up Boutique
June 4 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cerimon House
5131 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97211

Join us for a rare opportunity to shop fashions directly from designers featured in Native Fashion Now.  From jewelry to t-shirts and ready-to-wear, celebrate and support Native style. The event is free and open to the public.