Collections in Conversation: Traditional wampum
Strands of shell beads encourage close looking and expansive discussion among participants and educators from the Tomaquag Museum and the RISD Museum. Learn about the history, significance, and identification of traditional wampum. Join this new program collaboration and explore two local museum collections from the comfort of home.
Free. Registration required. An email with a Zoom link for the program will be sent to registrants.
Collections in Conversation takes advantage of virtual exploration to bring together objects from the RISD Museum and other collections in the region. Selected pieces are closely viewed and compared with facilitation by educators from the RISD Museum and the collaborating institution. Historical and contextual information is shared in support of questions and observations.