THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 8, 2004
HOPI KATSINAS at the SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MUSEUM
Installation of the San Bernardino County Museum’s newest
exhibit, “Native American Traditions: Hopi Katsinas,”
is scheduled to be nearly completed on Thursday morning, April
8. The Katsinas (“kachina dolls”) will be in place,
but their protective plexi-glass covers will not be installed
until that afternoon. Thus, Thursday morning between 9 a.m. and
about 11:30 a.m. will be an ideal time for photographers to shoot
unobstructed views of these remarkable and colorful objects.
Please contact Jennifer Reynolds, media specialist, at (909)
798-5048 or Kamelyta Plimley, marketing assistant, at (909) 798-9829,
to let us know if you plan to send a photographer. Interviews
with the exhibit curator, Adella Schroth, can also be arranged
with advance notice.
“Native American Traditions: Hopi Katsinas” opens
to the public on Saturday, April 17 and continues through September
12, 2004. The exhibit will be installed in the museum’s
The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street
exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. Parking is free.