Upcoming Events




Artist in Residency

Matika will be doing an Artist in Residency at two locations in Massachusetts in May 2024. She will be photographing, editing and printing new works during this time.

Cape Ann Museum | Gloucester, MA

May 19 - May 25, 2024

Twenty Summers | Provincetown, MA

May 27 - June 2, 2024


Twenty Summers

June 1, 2024 | 3:00-4:00 pm

Artist Talk - Provincetown, MA

Join Matika at Hawthorne Barn for a community discussion as a part of Twenty Summer's artist talk series!

This event is free and open to everyone RSVP here

The Endowment for Equal Justice 

RaceEquitySeries

June 7, 2024 | 6:00 pm

Town Hall | Seattle, WA

The Endowment for Equal Justice and The Legal Foundation of Washington present Changing the Way We See Native America a talk by Matika Wilbur. 

Catering provided by Off the Rez!

Event is free and open to the community.

Register here.

Past Events

Shoreline Community College

Multi-Cultural Speaker Series 

May 16, 2024 | 5:30-7:30 pm                                                                                      

Building 9000 (PUB) - Main Dining Room                                                                                                        

Please join us for an enlightening and artistic evening with Matika Wilbur, A National Geographic Explorer, and 2023 International Photography Hall of Fame Visionary Award Winner. She will be leading a talk entitled: “Changing the Way We See Native America: Dismantling Native American Stereotypes.”

This event is free and open to all. Click here to RSVP

For more information visit website

Educare Learning Network Meeting

May 1-3,  2024 | Sioux City Convention Center 

Sioux City, IA

Matika will be delivering a keynote address on May 1st offering insights through a childhood education lens. Additionally, on May 2nd, she will conduct a workshop that will guide educators through the Project 562 curriculum. This curriculum, developed in partnership with Matika Wilbur, Emily Silver and Dr. Briana Simmons at Santa Monica College, is supported by the National Education Association. 

More information:

https://www.educareschools.org/event/2024-educare-learning-network-meeting/

Pacific University

Friday, April 19 | 8:30 - 10:00 am | McCready Hall 

Matika will be offering the keynote, Changing the Way We See Native America: Dismantling Native American Stereotypes at the 2024 Oregon Heritage Conference: Make Space, taking place April 17-20 in Forest Grove, OR. 

More Info: https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/oh/pages/heritageconference.aspx

Stanford University

Tuesday, October 10 | 4-6pm | Old Union Clubhouse Ground Floor

"Indigenous Creatives" Fall Speaker and Workshop Series: Matika Wilbur will offer a keynote "Changing The Way We See Native America".


More Info: Stanford Native American Cultural Center

NIEA Convention 

October 19, 2023 | 10am | Abuquerque, NM

Matika Wilbur will be offering a keynote and special break out session for educators that gifts them with a  Project 562 book and curriculum training, courtesy of NEA. 

Attendees must be registered for conference.

Lakeside Lecture Series

April 25, 2023 | Lakeside School

Matika will present a keynote to high school students at Lakeside School. 

For more info: m@matikawilbur.com

Women's Fund of Greator LaCrosse, Fall Luncheon

October 26, 2023 |  LaCrosse Center

Be engaged, inspired and entertained as we celebrate our collective power to uplift women and girls and bring meaningful change to our community.

This year Women’s Fund welcomes keynote speaker Matika Wilbur, a visual storyteller from the Swinomish and Tulalip peoples of coastal Washington. She is the founder and photographer of Project 562, a documentary project dedicated to changing the way we see Native America.

NEW! Meet Matika and have your pre-purchased copy of Project 562: Changing the Way We See Native America signed by the author.*

* Separate ticket required. Tickets are limited. A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the event. Books can also be purchased locally at Pearl Street Books, or click here to purchase online.  

**WAIT LIST** Email info@womensfundlacrosse.org to be added to the list. 


University of Michigan

October 28, 2023 | Stamps Gallery

Join us for a talk by critically acclaimed photographer Matika Wilbur, followed by a book signing of Wilbur’s book Project 562: Changing the Way We See Native America. A reception for the artist with light refreshments will follow the talk. Copies of Project 562: Changing the Way We See Native America will be available for purchase at the event. 

RSVP Requested


University Of North Colorado

November 6, 2023 

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California Endowment | Virtual Keynote

November 8, 2023 | Zoom

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MLK Library

November 9, 2023  

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Kuztown University of Pennsylvania

November 15, 2023 

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