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Preston Singletary to speak on Tlingit culture at MoG

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on April 27, 2010 at 6:10 am |
April 26, 2010 10:22 pm


Preston Singletary, "Raven Steals the Sun." Photo courtesy Museum of Glass.

Northwest glass artist Preston Singletary will speak on Tlingit culture with storyteller Walt Porter this Sunday at the Museum of Glass. Singletary is a Seattle-based Tlingit artist who uses traditional cultural motifs and stories in his glass art, and the Museum of Glass is currently running a major exhibit of his work. He and Porter, a Tlingit Indian from Yakutat, Alaska, will present Tlingit stories and legends.

The event will take place from 2-3 p.m. May 2 in the museum theater, and is limited to 180 visitors. Cost is included with museum entry, which is $12 adult/$10 seniors, students and military/$5 ages 6-12/free for under-5. 1801 Dock St., Tacoma. 866-4-MUSEUM, www.museumofglass.org

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