Events & Exhibitions

Events & Exhibitions

    

FRIDAY, JULY 1

MIAC Native Youth Film Camp Shorts Premiere

5:30 pm

The students of the 2016 MIAC Youth Film Camp will show the film shorts they created over the last two rigorous weeks.

It is recommended that you arrive early as seating is always limited for this event!

SUNDAY, JULY 17

Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art

EXHIBITION OPENING!

1:00 pm through 4:30 pm

Take a journey between past, present, and future Indigenous artistic expressions. Explore Native works that narrate the artists’ own histories,explore their self-definition, and act as a catalyst for change.

PUBLIC OPENING

SUNDAY, JULY 17 · 1:00 – 4:30 PM

DANCE PERFORMANCES

1:00 – 1:30 & 4:00 – 4:30 · MILNER PLAZA

World Champion Hoop Dancer Nakotah LaRance (Hopi / Tewa / Assiniboine) accompanied by his father Steve LaRance (Hopi) followed by KeeNatay Performing Arts Collective dancers and musicians.

PANEL DISCUSSION

2:00 – 3:30 · O’KEEFFE THEATER

“Past, Present, and Future: Music and Dance of the Southwest” with performers Ehren Kee Natay (Navajo), Nakotah and Steve LaRance, and trumpeter Delbert Anderson (Navajo).

HANDS-ON ACTIVITES FOR ADULTS & CHILDREN

1:00 – 4:00 · MUSEUM CLASSROOM

Pueblo Paper Dolls with Ashley Browning (Santa Clara) and Michele Tapia Browning (Pojoaque / Santa Clara).

REFRESHMENTS

1:00 – 4:00 · MUSEUM LOBBY

Provided by the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico

 

THURSDAY, JULY 21

A Visit to the Home of Dr. Leticia Chambers

Friends of Indian Art


Dr. Chambers will welcome us to her beautiful home where she will lead a tour of her eclectic collection of contemporary sculpture and paintings. She will also speak about the role of the arts in sustaining and advancing American Indian cultures as well as her philosophy on the art of collecting. Dr. Chambers, a long time collector of American Indian art, is one of the founders and Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums, which has had a major influence in boosting professionalism in the field. She is also a former CEO of the Heard Museum.

Not a FIA member? Join by calling 505-982-6366 ext. 100.

THURSDAY, JULY 28

Weaving Demonstration

with Diné Fiber Artist Steiner Cody

10:00 am through 4:00 pm

Diné fiber artist Steiner Cody demonstrates his talent at MIAC!

From Pine Hill, New Mexico, his work is unique and innovative in traditional weaving concepts, materials, and techniques.

Cody will demonstrate as part of his internship requirements with the National Museum of the American Indian and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Artist Leadership Program.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

Breakfast with the Curators

with artist Jason Garcia and curator Valerie Verzuh

8:30 am through 10:30 am

Meet the minds behind the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s newest exhibition - Into the Future - with this popular summer series that combines breakfast with talks and tours, providing a closer look at the subjects from the people who know them best.

$30/Foundation Members and $35 for non-members.

Call the MIAC front desk at 505-476-1269 to register.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Breakfast with the Curators

with artist Teri Greeves and curator Valerie Verzuh

8:30 am through 10:30 am

Meet the minds behind the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s newest exhibition - Into the Future - with this popular summer series that combines breakfast with talks and tours, providing a closer look at the subjects from the people who know them best.

$30/Foundation Members and $35 for non-members.

Call the MIAC front desk at 505-476-1269 to register.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

Film Screening and Panel Discussion

with K. Gover, Dr. Rick West, Joe Horse Capture, and S. Harjo

1:00 pm through 3:00 pm

We present three films featured in the National Museum of the American Indian (Washington DC) exhibition Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United and American Indian Nations.  Robert Redford narrates the films, which run 20 minutes total.  Afterward, Joe Horse Capture will moderate a panel including Dr. Rick West (Autry National Museum), Kevin Gover, (National Museum of the American Indian, Gyasi Ross (Attorney and Activist) and Suzan Harjo (Activist and Author).

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

Breakfast with the Curators

with Aysen New and curator Tony Chavarria

8:30 am through 10:30 am

Meet the minds behind one of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s newest exhibitions - on Lloyd Kiva New - with this popular summer series that combines breakfast with talks and tours, providing a closer look at the subjects from the people who know them best.

$30/Foundation Members and $35 for non-members.

Call the MIAC front desk at 505-476-1269 to register.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Breakfast with the Curators

with historian Erik O. Berg and curator Maxine McBrinn

8:30 am

Meet the minds behind one of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s newest exhibitions - Oblique Views - with this popular summer series that combines breakfast with talks and tours, providing a closer look at the subjects from the people who know them best.

$30/Foundation Members and $35 for non-members.

Call the MIAC front desk at 505-476-1269 to register.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

Panel Discussion on Hopis, Spaniards, and the Trauma of History

moderated by LeeWayne Lomayestewa

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Based on the book Moquis and Kastiilam: Hopis, Spaniards and the Trauma of History a panel moderated by LeeWayne Lomaystewa, will delve into the story of the first encounter in 1540 between the Hopis - who the Spaniards called Moquis - and the Spaniards - who the Hopis called Kastiilam - until the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. The panelists will discuss the balance of historical documents with oral histories creating a fresh perspective on the interface of Spanish and Hopi in the period of missionization. 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

John Andrews: Making Sure No Wool Was Pulled Over His Eyes

Friends of Indian Art


John Andrews, owner of Native Jackets, will speak to us about the development of his business which began on the web in 1998 selling Indian blanket jackets. After meeting Mark Winter of Toadlena Trading Post, he saw that he could trust his eye and started investing more in Navajo rugs, Pueblo pottery, and Native baskets. Now native art sales exceed the jacket sales, and have for several years. John will show us beautiful tapestry weavings made by living master weavers, antique treasures, and Pendleton blankets.

Not a FIA member? Join by calling 505-982-6366 ext. 100.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

New Jewelry Galleries at the Wheelwright Museum

Friends of Indian Art


On June 7, 2015, the Wheelwright opened the Jim and Lauris Phillips Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry. Please join us for a docent tour of the Martha Struever Gallery where work on display includes the Anderman/Gallegos collection of New Mexican filigree; jewelry and hollowware by masters including Kenneth Begay, Morris Robinson, Lewis Lomay, and Charles Loloma; and contemporary work by Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird, Norbert Peshlaki, Perry Shorty, and many others.

Not a FIA member? Join by calling 505-982-6366 ext. 100.