Tuesday, April 23, 2019

2–3:30 pm

Beads can be used to decorate, and they can even tell stories. For many years, the Haudenosaunee and other Native Peoples have used beads artistically and to communicate. Join us to learn about the history of beadworking in New York and also to see what you can create using beads.


Beaded bird, ca. 1860–1920, Tuscarora

Unknown artist, Tuscarora 
Beaded bird, ca. 1860–1920
Fabric, glass seed beads
Collection of Dolores Elliott