Experience exquisite masterpieces and dynamic objects from the vast and diverse Pacific Islands in this special exhibition. Spanning the geographic region collectively referred to as Oceania, this comprehensive exhibition highlights masterworks from the three cultural regions of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia. Focus is placed on New Guinea, the land of the headhunter, and the rich artistic traditions infused into daily and ritual life. Submerge into a visually stunning world of larger-than-life masks, finely crafted feast bowls, objects associated with the secretive Sepik River men’s house, beautiful shell and feather currency, magic figures and tools of the shaman, objects related to seagoing trade routes, gorgeous personal adornments, weapons of warfare and the most precious of human trophies taken in retribution.
Adults – $15, Seniors and Students – $12, Members and Children under 12 – Free, Free Admission for Santa Ana residents on Sundays