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Memory and Imagination: The Legacy of Maidu Indian Artist Frank Day

February 15, 1998 – May 3, 1998

American Indian Museum Heye Center
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

Location: Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

This exhibition explores the life, art, and legacy of Frank Day (1902-1976), a self-taught Native American painter from California who depicts Maidu customs. Forty-nine historical photographs and Maidu artifacts from Day's home territory--Berry Creek and Bald Rock areas in California--are included. Works by three living Maidu artists--Dal Castro, Harry Fonseca, and Judith Lowry--are also on view.