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A segment of fiber cord that has been wrapped with turkey feathers, along with a single downy feather.
Ancient blanket made with 11,500 turkey feathers
November 25, 2020

New WSU research sheds light on the production of an 800-year-old turkey feather blanket and explores the economic and cultural aspects of raising turkeys to supply feathers in the ancient Southwest.

More Arts & Culture

Nov. 19: Virtual lecture with artist Lien Truong
November 16, 2020

The lecture will be held on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom. Truong will talk about her art practice which examines the social and cultural influences that shape belief systems and heritage.

New video database available at WSU Libraries
October 28, 2020

WSU Libraries’ patrons now have access to a new video database, ProQuest’s Academic Video Online (AVON), offering 71,000 titles spanning a wide range of subjects.

War songs and lullabies behind origins of music
October 26, 2020

Love is not the main reason we sing and create symphonies. A new evolutionary theory argues music arose out of the need for groups to impress allies and foes, and for parents to signal their attention to infants.

Sneeze art displayed on hospital walls
September 23, 2020

Young children are getting hands‑on health education while Pullman Regional Hospital is getting awesome artwork to hang on its walls.

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU reopens
September 2, 2020

The museum is welcoming visitors back to campus galleries on a limited schedule of Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1–4 p.m. with appropriate safety precautions.

The show must go on
September 2, 2020

A combination of innovative technology and careful use of practice and performance spaces will enable Washington State University musicians to play together virtually this fall.