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Crystal featured in Washington State Historical Society’s IN THE SPIRIT Exhibition

The Washington State Historical Society has accepted original works from Crystal Worl to display at the IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts Exhibit, now in its 11th year at the Washington State History Museum from May 28 to August 14, 2015.

Native American artists submit their works for consideration by a jury who selects the pieces for inclusion in the show. The jury then selects from those on display the winners of Best in Show, Honoring Innovation, Honoring the Northwest, and Honoring Tradition. Visitors to the exhibit cast their votes for the People’s Choice Award and the Historical Society chooses a work to purchase for its collection.

Crystal Worl's works titled Two Frogs and Heen will be shown.

IN THE SPIRIT awards ceremony will be hosted on June 16, which is also Free Third Thursday at the History Museum – sponsored by Columbia Bank and offering free admission from 2 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend the event beginning at 6:30 p.m. The People’s Choice

Award will be announced on August 13 at the IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts Market & amp; Festival, 11 – 5 p.m. at the Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave. in Tacoma. The market will offer handmade Native crafts and the festival will feature culture sharing from musicians, dancers, storytellers, and more. Admission to the festival and the museum is free the entire day.