• 5 women artists at DOMA 

    Written by Tori Smith, Public Relations and Social Media Intern  To commemorate Women’s History Month, we wanted to highlight works of five women artists that are on view at DOMA. Please use this article as a scavenger hunt for your next visit to DOMA!  June Edmonds  June Edmond’s piece Convictions I lays noticeable and colorful […]

  • Totem Poles 101

    Totem poles are monumental carvings found in western Canada and the northwestern United States. Perhaps you have seen small souvenir totem poles in gift shops. Originally, small totem poles began being made in the late 1800s; however, totem pole carving dwindled when Canada banned potlatch ceremonies, also known as a gift-giving ceremony. In 1951, this ban was dropped and there was a surge in totem pole production.

  • Casey Jones’s Last Ride

    Written by: Jerret Barker Collections and Education Intern Some events transcend their time and place. Stories about these events are told, and then retold, throughout the generations leading to the creation of legend. American folklore is littered with such stories: John Henry defeating the steam drill in a race between man and machine and Billy […]

  • Celebrating Black Artists

    Written By: Sylvie Coffey – Public Relations Intern February is Black History month when the U.S. honors the sacrifices and contributions of African Americans that have helped shape our present nation. Black culture has, still and will always majorly influence our society through art, fashion, music, science, politics, law, sports, and more. Beyond February we […]