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SUNDAY, APRIL 2

Public Exhibition Opening for Jody Naranjo: Revealing Joy

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture hosts a solo exhibition featuring the work of current Living Treasure, prolific Santa Clara pueblo potter Jody Naranjo, in the lobby of the museum. 

As this event falls on the first Sunday of the month, admission is free for New Mexico residents!

SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Anne Hillerman Book Signing

with Special Readings from SONG OF THE LION

2:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Join Anne Hillerman and fans for this exciting afternoon during which you’ll hear from Anne - who will talk about her father’s legacy and her own writing process - along with book excerpts read by the author and four drama students from the New Mexico School for the Arts. Hillerman conducted research in the MIAC archives for Song of the Lion.

Song of the Lion, is Hillerman’s third book in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series.

This event is sponsored by the Museum of New Mexico Foundation Shops.

 

 

 

Also, MIAC archives helped in helped with research on the Grand Canyon for Song of the Lion.

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Friends of Indian Art Event - SOLD OUT

Preserving Native History: Center for New Mexico Archaeology


Please join us for a late afternoon tour of the Center for New Mexico Archaeology facility, which houses the Repository and Office of Archaeological Studies (OAS). The repository holds over 8.5 million artifacts from more than 20,000 sites. The OAS provides archaeological services to Federal, State, municipal, and private clients throughout New Mexico. Specialty laboratories include stone tools, osteology, botany, pottery, archaeomagnetic dating, and the new Low Energy Plasma Radiocarbon Sampling lab.

Participation in this - and other Friends of Indian Art events - requires membership in the FIA.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Celebrate Earth Day at MIAC!

Hands-on Outdoors Fun for Everyone at the Museum

11:00 am through 4:00 pm

MUSEUM OF INDIAN ARTS AND CULTURE EVENTS

11:00 am Blessing by Arnold Herrera (Cochiti Pueblo)

Free outdoor event on Museum Hill and MIAC’s Avanyu Heritage Trail



  • First 100 people get a free cloth bag to stamp with organic materials

  • Make your own seed pot w/newspaper

  • Learn about traditional planting methods-waffle gardens/terraced

  • Learn about open-pollinated native seeds

  • Painting from Nature activity by SFCM staff

  • All activities are outdoors, so please dress accordingly!

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture is located on Museum Hill at 710 Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail. Children 16 and under are always free. Single visit to museum: NM residents $7; non-residents $12. For more information, call (505) 476-1269 or contact the Living Traditions Education Department, Director Joyce Begay-Foss (505) 476-1272

 

SANTA FE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM EVENTS

11:45 am Blessing by Arnold Herrera (Cochiti Pueblo)



  • Bake in a Solar oven and other activities with Positive Energy Solar (11-2)

  • Bake in our horno with Francisco Ochoa "Horno Man" (11-4)

  • Explore composting with SF Master Gardeners Association, SCAT team

  • Plant a seed in a recycled planter (11-4)

  • Enjoy a snack provided by Whole Foods

  • Make seed balls with MIAC staff (11-4)

Santa Fe Children’s Museum is located at 1050 Old Pecos Trail

Admission: $5.00 for Children; $7.50 Adults; Children under one are free. 

For more information contact Tammy McLellan @ 989-8359 ext 123 or tmclellan@santafechildrensmuseum.org

FRIDAY, MAY 5

Public Exhibition Opening at the Governorís Gallery

Living Treasures: A Celebration of Vision

3:00 pm through 5:00 pm

Living Treasures: A Celebration of Vision exhibition will be on display in the Governor’s Gallery on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol. Two receptions are planned and all are welcome. The opening reception is scheduled for May 5, 2017, from 3pm to 5pm, and a reception during Indian Market week is scheduled for Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 3pm to 5pm.

THURSDAY, MAY 18

Friends of Indian Art Event

Mark Bahti - Hopi Katsinas: From the Outside Looking In


Please join us as Mark Bahti shares his knowledge of Hopi katsinas. There are a number of ways to appreciate Hopi katsina carvings, and many levels of understanding and misunderstanding. He will explore the subject extensively. Mark grew up in the Indian arts business. His first trip to Hopi was to the Snake Dance when he was about 9 months old. His relationships there now span 4 and even 5 generations.

Participation in this - and other Friends of Indian Art events - requires membership in the FIA.

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

 

FRIDAY, MAY 26

Native Treasures

Pre-Show Celebration and Benefit

5:30 pm through 7:30 pm

Native Treasures artists, 2017 MIAC Living Treasure Judy Naranjo and event sponsors come together for a special celebratory event kick-off and opportunity to purchase unique “Shared Stories” themed artwork made exclusively for this evening. 

SATURDAY, MAY 27

Early Bird†

Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival

9:00 am through 10:00 am

Be first to purchase museum-quality artwork from more than 200 Native Treasures artists.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 27 through SUNDAY, MAY 28

Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival Show

10:00 am through 5:00 pm

Native Treasures is one of the premier Native American art shows in the United States and attracts more than 6,000 knowledgeable collectors and art enthusiasts every year. 

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 6

ARTS Alive! on Museum Hill

Pottery at MIAC

10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free hands-on workshops for all ages!

Program runs every hour, on the hour, from 10am to 2pm.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For groups of 6 or more, please contact Joyce Begay-Foss at 505-476-1272 or joyce.begay-foss@state.nm.us.

ON JUNE 6, ENJOY MAKING POTTERY!

Museum admission is free for participants during Arts Alive! hours, so take the opportunity to check out our exhibits with your kids.

Tuesday, June 6: Pottery

Thursday, June 8: Fabric Stamping

Tuesday, June 13: Native American Foods

Thursday, June 15: Native American Books


 

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

ARTS Alive! on Museum Hill

Fabric Stamping at MIAC

10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free hands-on workshops for all ages!

Program runs every hour, on the hour, from 10am to 2pm.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For groups of 6 or more, please contact Joyce Begay-Foss at 505-476-1272 or joyce.begay-foss@state.nm.us.

ON JUNE 8, ENJOY FABRIC STAMPING!

Museum admission is free for participants during Arts Alive! hours, so take the opportunity to check out our exhibits with your kids.

Tuesday, June 6: Pottery

Thursday, June 8: Fabric Stamping

Tuesday, June 13: Native American Foods

Thursday, June 15: Native American Books

TUESDAY, JUNE 13

ARTS Alive! on Museum Hill

Native American Books at MIAC

10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free hands-on workshops for all ages!

Program runs every hour, on the hour, from 10am to 2pm.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For groups of 6 or more, please contact Joyce Begay-Foss at 505-476-1272 or joyce.begay-foss@state.nm.us.

ON JUNE 13, ENJOY NATIVE AMERICAN FOODS!

Museum admission is free for participants during Arts Alive! hours, so take the opportunity to check out our exhibits with your kids.

Tuesday, June 6: Pottery

Thursday, June 8: Fabric Stamping

Tuesday, June 13: Native American Foods

Thursday, June 15: Native American Books

THURSDAY, JUNE 15

ARTS Alive! on Museum Hill

Native American Books at MIAC

10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free hands-on workshops for all ages!

Program runs every hour, on the hour, from 10am to 2pm.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For groups of 6 or more, please contact Joyce Begay-Foss at 505-476-1272 or joyce.begay-foss@state.nm.us.

ON JUNE 15, ENJOY NATIVE AMERICAN BOOKS!

Museum admission is free for participants during Arts Alive! hours, so take the opportunity to check out our exhibits with your kids.

Tuesday, June 6: Pottery

Thursday, June 8: Fabric Stamping

Tuesday, June 13: Native American Foods

Thursday, June 15: Native American Books

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Private Tour: Museum of Contemporary Native Arts


Join us for a private curated tour of the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) by museum director Patsy Phillips and chief curator Dr. Manuela Well-OffMan. MoCNA holds the premier collection of contemporary Native American art by Native Americans, First Nations, and other indigenous peoples. Among the prominent artists represented in the collection are Tony Abeyta, Linda Lomahaftewa, David Bradley, George Morrison, Allan Houser, Helen Hardin and Fritz Scholder.