The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts recently acquired 21 new artworks for its Native American collection. This acquisition includes objects from the Plains, Puebloan Southwest, Arctic North, and Northwest Coast. Highlights of the new collection include a Pueblo/Apache shirt and a Northern Great Lakes/Eastern Plains headdress. Both of these works and 19 additional Native American objects are part of a long-term gift/purchase agreement with Robert and Nancy Nooter. The Native American and Pre-Columbian collections are being installed in the Evans Court, and are on view with the new acquisitions. The new Evans Court home creates an opportunity for VMFA to expand the footprint of its acclaimed collection of American art while preserving the importance of its popular Native American and Pre-Columbian gallery, previously located adjacent to the American galleries. The Evans Court is a popular destination

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