Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art

Cielo Rojo / Portraits of the Past



Saturday, March 14, 2015

Black Ash Basket Workshop


Location: Dowagiac Area History Museum


Basket-makers of the Pokagon Band will lead this interactive workshop and show how a basket is created from tree to product. This program will cost $10 to participate and make a basket (limited to 20 registrants), but community members can enter and observe for free. Pre-register to make a basket in-person at the museum or mail in check with your contact information.…

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Relentless Tour Anti-Bullying Awareness with Anthony Lanni


Location: Dowagiac Middle School Auditorium and Dowagiac High School Gymnasium


Anthony Lanni, former Michigan State University basketball player, will share his personal story of having autism and being bullied to Dowagiac middle and high school students during two school-wide assemblies. He will be available for meet and greet immediately following.…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ojibwe language presented by Dr. Anton (Tony) Treuer


Location: Wiekamp Bridge


Everything You Wanted To Know About Indians But Were Afraid To Ask

Join us for this city-wide series of events, sponsored by local universities, exploring the arts, histories, and traditions of indigenous cultures. Dr. Anton Treuer will give a lecture on the Ojibwe language, followed by a reception. …

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At The Crossroads Gallery,  featured collections will inspire conversation and creativity of area artists and residents.  Please join us:

  • February 12 from 5-7PM for the Portraits of the Past: The Potawatomi as Painted by Van Sanden Reception
    • Portraits of the Past: The Potawatomi as Painted by Van Sanden is open from February 11th - April 3rd.
  • February 26 from 6-8PM for the Cielo Rojo reception and reading by Maceo Montya and the Notre Dame University Creative Writing Program. The Readings begin at 6:30PM.
    • Cielo Rojo is open from February 2nd - March 31st at 2 locations:
      • Galería America in the Institute for Latio Studies, University of Notre Dame
      • Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture