Anthropology Students Turn Pumpkins into Art

Students in the Anthropology department's "Primitive Art" course turned pumpkins into art during an evening class earlier this week.

The students carved the pumpkins to replicate primitive art (mask) designs. Art areas included Africa, the Oceanic and the North West Coast.

pumpkin art in anthropologyThe Augustana Department of Performing and Visual Arts will present Christmas Vespers, a prayer concert, featuring The Augustana Choir and The Augustana Orchestra. Performances will be held in Sioux Falls at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and in Rapid City at Calvary Lutheran Church.  Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. They are available at augietickets.com or by calling the Augustana Box Office at 605.274.5320The Augustana Department of Performing and Visual Arts will present Christmas Vespers, a prayer concert, featuring The Augustana Choir and The Augustana Orchestra. Performances will be held in Sioux Falls at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and in Rapid City at Calvary Lutheran Church.  Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens. They are available at augietickets.com or by calling the Augustana Box Office at 605.274.5320primitive art class carves pumpkins

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pumpkin carving by anthropology students

Students in the "Primitive Art" course work on carving pumpkins during class earlier this week.