Osage artist picked out for prestigious fellowship

Anita Fields (Osage), of Stillwater, was not too long ago 1 of 5 Native American and 1st Nations artists chosen for the prestigious 2021 Eiteljorg Modern day Artwork Fellowship. Modern paintings, prints, blended media and installations by the 5 artists will be on exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Artwork in Indianapolis.

Fields gets a $25,000 unrestricted grant, and the museum expects to invest in her is effective to increase to its collection of present-day Indigenous American art, deemed a single of the most effective these types of collections in the planet.

A public exhibition of the fellows’ get the job done opens Nov. 13 and will carry on until finally spring 2022. For a lot more data, go to contemporaryartfellowship.eiteljorg.org.

American Banjo Museum announces digital series

All through the 2020 hiatus because of to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Banjo Museum started streaming dwell concert events, digital tours and workshops. The museum will start all new virtual information starting Saturday with new performances, artists, never ever-in advance of-viewed archival footage, such as an initial series, “The Superfluous Fifth String: Enda Scahill Talks the Irish Tenor Banjo.”

Scahill, of Ireland’s well-liked band, We Banjo 3, will interview some of the world’s foremost proponents of the design. Featuring artists this kind of as Theresa O’Grady, Seamus Egan, Pauline Conneely, Martin Howley and Kieran Hanrahan, each and every episode contains a functionality by that week’s visitor. The new programming will consist of performances, workshops, and at the rear of-the-scenes tours. New plans will leading at noon each and every Saturday and may perhaps be accessed by browsing americanbanjomuseum.com.

For extra details, go to americanbanjomuseum.com or simply call 405-604-2793.