Papua New Guinea: Art in Transition

August 8 – October 12, 1986

Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery

Contemporary and traditional artists from the National Museum of Papua New Guinea. Artistic diversity can be seen in ceremonial and ritual objects, domestic articles, tools, weapons, body ornaments, costumes and musical instruments.

The collection comes directly from the National Museum of Papua New Guinea. Each piece demonstrates the ancient carving traditions that have been preserved in the region.