Events & Exhibitions

Events & Exhibitions

    

SUNDAY, MAY 6

Teri Greeves Discusses Her Beading Work

A "Stepping Out" Program

1:00 pm through 2:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, May 6, for a fascinating talk with Teri Greeves about her beading process and her contributions to the Stepping Out footwear exhibition. Admission is free for New Mexico residents the first Sunday of the month.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

Pueblo Pottery Demo with Robert Tenorio

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Join MIAC visitors, volunteers, and staff for a pottery demonstration with the renowned Santo Domingo potter Robert Tenorio. Having won his first Indian Market ribbon just over 50 years ago, Tenorio is credited with reviving traditional Santo Domingo pottery. His down-to-earth conversational approach when giving demonstrations is not to be missed!

Seniors are free on Wednesdays!

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Pop Up Live Paint with CRANK!

Courtney Leonard & Frank Buffalo Hyde

1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

This dynamic duo presents a live paint event on Milner Plaza. Painting supplies provided for adults and families inspired by CRANK’s bold brush strokes and techniques. Also, Sunday is the last day to see Frank Buffalo Hyde’s exhibition, before it closes.

THURSDAY, MAY 17

Maria Samora, Jeweler - A Touch of Gold

Friends of Indian Art Event

5:00 pm through 7:00 pm

Long a favorite jeweler for stylish New Mexican women, Maria has a worldwide following. Her work is contemporary yet evolving, inspired by nature and the gems she finds. Her style is understated elegance and simplicity combining different metals and stones. Her masterful metal working techniques make her jewelry entirely wearable but it also must “lie and feel right”.


Samora Studio is an award-winning, Taos family-business, inspired by her culture and creative spirit. Maria works with her husband, jeweler and photographer Kevin Rebholtz. 


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/  

FRIDAY, MAY 25 through SUNDAY, MAY 27

Native Treasures: A MIAC Art Market

14th Annual Native Art Market Benefit for MIAC


Native Treasures celebrates its 14th year as the primary benefit/fundraiser for MIAC’s exhibitions and education programs.

For all things Native Treasures (including times and admission) please click on this link!

SATURDAY, MAY 26

Domesticating the Wild: Archaeological Research into Turkey Husbandry & Management

Archaeology 101 Series / with Cyler Conrad

1:00 pm through 2:00 pm

Explore the ways archaeology in the prehispanic Southwest has helped us understand how humans and turkeys interacted together through time with LANL Archaeologist and UNM graduate student Cyler Conrad. Free with admission.

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

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 UNM graduate student.

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/

 

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.