Middlesex County Offers Lecture About Native American Art and Culture

Middlesex County’s Office of Art and History invites you to a free lecture about the rich legacy of Native American arts and culture, how that culture has evolved, and the key issues Native American artists now face.

“Native American Arts and Cultural Practices in America” is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Rutgers Scholarly Communications Center on the New Brunswick campus, in the Teleconference/Lecture Hall, 4th Floor, Archibald S. Alexander Library, located at 169 College Ave.

John Haworth, Senior Executive Emeritus of the Smithsonian – National Museum of the American Indian – New York, will share his knowledge about the issues impacting Native Americans today.

A meet-and-greet session begins at 5 p.m.; the program begins at 6 p.m.

The program is free, but registration is required. Register by 4 p.m. Monday, Sept.18.

Call 732-745-4489 to register and for information. To register online or from your Smartphone, send an email to culturalandheritage@co.middlesex.nj.us or text “Culture” to 56512. Persons with hearing disabilities may dial 732-745-3888 (TTY users only) or 711, the New Jersey Relay System.

In case of inclement weather, call 732-296-8966.

An Assistive Listening System will be in use during programs. An American Sign Language Interpreter can be provided with a two-week advance request.

For more information on these and other cultural programs, visit the County website at www.middlesexcountynj.gov or text “Culture” to 56512 or call (732) 745-4489.

This program is funded in part by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Rutgers University Libraries.

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