Events & Exhibitions

Events & Exhibitions

    

FRIDAY, JUNE 1

Panel Discussion to Commemorate the Long Walk

1:00 pm through 3:00 pm

Join us on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Navajo Treaty - and the end of the Navajo peoples’ confinement at the Bosque Redondo - for a panel discussion with Roseanne Willink and Joyce Begay-Foss (both Navajo/Diné)

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

EXHIBITION OPENING!

Selections from the Carol Warren Collection

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the opening of a new exhibition in our Lloyd Kiva New Contemporary Exhibition hall! What’s New in New: Selections from the Carol Warren Collection features a broad and deep collection of art including pieces by Tony Abeyta, Pat Priutt, Tammy Garcia, among dozens of others. From 1 - 4pm, Bernice Naranjo (Taos Pueblo) - who is also represented in the exhibition - will demonstrate for visitors in the Buchsbaum Pottery Gallery.

Also offered is a special dance by the Dinetah Dancers at 1pm and a lecture regarding the Long Walk by Jennifer Denetdale (Navajo) at 1:30pm.

As this is the first Sunday of the month, admission is free for New Mexico residents! Also make sure to check out our new display of an early 20th century rug woven to commemorate the Long Walk.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5 through THURSDAY, JUNE 14

ARTS ALIVE

10:00 am through 2:00 am

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture: Arts Alive

JUNE 5th Pottery

June 7th Beadwork

June 12th Pottery

June 14th  Southwest Native American Foods

Tuesdays and Thursdays

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Program starts on the hour throughout the day.   Free family hands-on art activities for all ages!  All participants need to reserve a space, please call or email Joyce Begay-Foss at 505-476-1272 joyce.begay-foss@state.nm.us 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505   www.indianartsandculture.org

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

Pueblo Pottery Demonstration

with Hubert Candelario (San Felipe Pueblo)

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Our popular Pueblo Pottery series continues with the talented Hubert Candelario, who has been making pottery for the last 30 years. Made the traditional way, his early works were polished redward. Today he is famous for his precisely carved puzzle pots, swirl pots, and pots with circular or hexagonal holes.

Candelario has won numerous awards including first place at the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. His work was also included in the 2002 exhibit and catalog Changing Hands: Art without Reservation at the American Craft Museum in New York City.

Don’t forget, Wednesdays are free admission for NM Seniors!

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

Jeff Kahm: Contemporary Painter

Friends of Indian Art Event

5:00 pm through 7:00 pm

Rooted in indigenous abstraction and modernist aesthetics, Plains Cree artist Jeff Kahm represents a national and internationally recognized presence in the contemporary native art universe. Kahm is associate professor of studio art at the Institute of American Indian Arts. His work has been featured at U.S. Embassies in Colombia, Africa, Canada and the U.A.E.; exhibitions in Japan and Switzerland; and locally at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art. This is an exciting opportunity to hear from an emerging leader in the newest generation of native painters.


Note: you must be an FIA member to attend events. Please visit the following link to join the group and enjoy a full calendar of events!


http://www.museumfoundation.org/friends/friends-of-indian-art/

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

Obsidian in the Ancient American Southwest

Archaeology 101 Series / with Sean Dolan

1:00 pm through 2:00 pm

Before the Spanish arrived in the American Southwest, obsidian was the sharpest material available for making stone tools for hunting, warfare, and ceremony. Each flow of this volcanic glass has a unique geothermal fingerprint, allowing archaeologists to trace social interaction, trade, and mobility in ancient times. Lecture delivered by Sean Dolan, a LANL archaeologis and Oklahoma University graduate student.

SUNDAY, JULY 1

Moccasin Making Demonstration with Gary Roybal

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Join seasoned moccasin artist Gary Roybal (San Ildefonso) to learn about traditional Native American footwear and then see all the moccasins on display in Stepping Out: 10,000 Years of Walking the West.

As this is the first Sunday of the month, admission is free for all NM residents!

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Pueblo Pottery Demonstration

with Melvin and Marietta Juanico (Acoma Pueblo)

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Our popular Pueblo Pottery series continues with Melvin and Marietta Juanico (Acoma Pueblo).

Marietta grew up in a family of potters at Acoma Pueblo. She now collaborates with her husband, Melvin. Their pots range from miniatures to as large as 16 inches, always with the intricate black and white designs that Acoma is known for. One of their pieces was recently selected as an ornament for the White House Christmas tree.

To see some of the Juanicos’ work, visit this page on our Native Treasures site!

Don’t forget, Wednesdays are free admission for NM Seniors!

 

THURSDAY, JULY 19

Cara Romero - Visual Storyteller

Friends of Indian Art Event

5:00 pm through 7:00 pm

Cara Romero is a born visual storyteller. Her photography, a melange of fine art and documentary style, is an examination of her culture with a distinctly modern indigenous world view. Her work is often whimsical and can be a complex interplay on social commentary. Cara was raised on the Chemehuevi Valley Indian Reservation and is married to Cochiti potter Diego Romero. Her work has been collected by The Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian-NYC, MIAC, and The American Museum of Britain. Please join us for a delightful evening with this exciting young photographer and prepare to be surprised!


Note: you must be an FIA member to attend events. Please visit the following link to join the group and enjoy a full calendar of events!


http://www.museumfoundation.org/friends/friends-of-indian-art/

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15

Just Bead It! Native Beaders Discuss Their Work

3:00 pm through 4:00 pm

This special event - hosted by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and designed to complement the Museum of International Folk Art’s current beadwork exhibit - features three Native American beaders who showcase their work and offer a short panel discussion. Artists presenting include Hollis Chitto (Choctaw - Laguna), Charlene Holy Bear (Standing Rock Lakota Sioux), and John Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo).

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

“Tres Generaciones: The Atkison-Hale Collection”

Friends of Indian Art Event

5:00 pm through 7:00 pm

In 1936 Leonard Atkison purchased the Nava-Hopi Indian Store in Boulder City, Nevada, where he sold both Navajo and Curio jewelry. His daughter, Cynthia Hale, would go on to work in museums, and his grandson, Scott Hale, in academia, both in Native arts. Together in 1999, they created Native American Art Appraisals, Inc., Cynthia and Scott will share family stories and professional observations from over 80 years in the Native arts market.


Note: you must be an FIA member to attend events. Please visit the following link to join the group and enjoy a full calendar of events!


http://www.museumfoundation.org/friends/friends-of-indian-art/

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 through SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Annual MIAC Collectors’ Sale

Treasures from Fellow Collectors


In 2018, the Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23. This is a unique sale of Native American jewelry and art from private collections that benefits annual educational programs and exhibitions at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC). Whether you are a new or seasoned collector, you are sure to find something perfect at the Collectors’ Sale!

The Collectors’ Sale is held at the Laboratory of Anthropology (right next to MIAC) on Museum Hill.  The sale will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Admission is free. Early Bird shopping will take place on Saturday from 9-10 am with a $25 admission at the entrance.

For more information about the Collectors’ Sale and consigning items, please visit here.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Museum Hill Community Day!


Join us for our fourth annual Museum Hill Community Day! An event that attracts 2,000 people to Museum Hill, all museums on the hill offer free admission and a slew of activities for the entire family. Stay posted for more news.