Exhibition - Grand Procession: Contemporary Plains Indian Dolls

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020 from 9:30am to 5:00pm


Grand Procession celebrates an exceptional collection of dolls, also known as soft sculptures, created by Jamie Okuma (Luiseño and Shoshone-Bannock), Rhonda Holy Bear (Cheyenne River Sioux and Lakota) and three generations of Growing Thunder family members; Joyce Growing Thunder, Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty and Jessa Rae Growing Thunder (Assiniboine and Sioux). The dolls provide a figurative reference to Indigenous peoples from the Great Plains and Great Basin regions who lived in those areas during the late nineteenth century. Holy Bear, Okuma, and the three Growing Thunder family members embellish each doll with tiny micro-beads in intricate detail. The 23 dolls included in the exhibition represent the largest private collection of its kind.

Adults - $25
Seniors (65+) - $15
Students (college with I.D.) - $9
Children 6-17 years - $9
Children 5 years and younger - Free
American Indians (with tribal I.D.) - FREE
Heard Museum Members - Free