BELOIT - Two new exhibits have opened this month at Beloit College.
In the Hollensteiner Gallery, Wright Museum of Art, an exhibition on China's Yellow River entitled "Heaven 'Ren' Earth: The Yellow River of China" will be displayed, curated by faculty Joy Beckman, Sue Swanson, Daniel Youd, as well as students of Beloit College.
Through historic and contemporary photos, as well as geographic maps and charts, this exhibition will explore how scientific and artistic representations of the Yellow River shape attempts to understand it. Funded by the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment grant, the exhibition closes Nov. 9.
In the Robert G. Shaw Gallery, Logan Museum of Anthropology, "Gashkibidaaganag: Beaded Bags of the Ojibwe" will be featured.
This exhibition highlights beaded bags made by Ojibwe and neighboring people of the western Great Lakes. Visitors will learn how artists make bandolier bags as well as the importance of the bags in Native communities for nearly two centuries. The exhibit runs through Dec. 7.