For the last few weeks, our team has been working diligently to update and refresh our Native Gallery.
A lot of hard work has gone into this exciting pre-spring project, so we wanted to take a moment to say thanks to our team, share their accomplishments, and explain the back story behind all the gallery updates we've been Tweeting and Facebooking about lately!
Taking inventory: As artists create and bring in new pieces for our Native American artcollection, these pieces are purchased, and leave our gallery for a new place in someone's life - keeping track of this natural gallery cycle is an ever ending process (but exciting and one we look forward to).
Repairs (...a necessary evil of hanging art work on the wall): Hanging phenomenal artwork on our walls is what we're renowned for (and one of the perks getting to work here), but once it sells, it does leave a hole (literally).
Painting: From base boards to ceiling, a fresh coat of paint always renews the space (and with 16 ft walls, this is no small feat).
Redecorating: With a majority of one of a kind items, the interior landscape of the gallery is in constant flux…and this time of year gives us the perfect excuse to give the gallery an overall new look.
Wall hangings: Our environment is constantly changing and renewing itself...so a few times each year we like to step back, reevaluate, really look at what's on the wall, and rearrange.
Reorganizing floor pieces: We not only consider what's on the wall, but what's on the floor.
Updating what hangs from the ceiling: With all this amazing work, we want to fill the gallery and activate the entire space - from floor to ceiling.
Flow: How do our guests move through the gallery and what we can do to not only feature the work, but also accommodate guests?
Letting the work speak: Each piece should have a proper place...there's nothing better than giving the work a chance to truly shine.
Consider the overall space: We want a visit to our gallery to be an experience!
Want more visuals of our gallery updates? Visit our Facebook page for more pictures of our work in progress!