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Design Discourse: Native American Mascots

  • MODA 1315 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30309 (map)
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Design Discourse: Native American Mascots & Design

In this Design Discourse, we’ll talk about Native American mascotry. From NFL sports teams to runway shows, the movement to define where respect ends and ridicule begins has been confrontationally designed.

Join us as MODA’s Assistant Director, Lisa Babb leads a discussion about role of design in this debate.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Native American marks from pro teams, colleges, and elementary through high schools

  • Native American sports mascots that have been modified

  • Responses from Native American tribes and fans who resist.change

  • Backlash against the fashion industry’s use of Native American mascotry

  • Backlash against the music industry’s use of Native American mascotry

This event is free with regular museum admission: $10 / $8 seniors & military / $5 students / Free for MODA members. Seating is limited so please please register in advance.