Events & Exhibitions



MEET THE CURATORS Nampeyo to Namingha: An Artistic Legacy

1:00 pm through 3:00 pm

Join Grounded in Clay community curators, Dan, Arlo, and Michael Namingha, for a conversation on family legacy and artistic tradition. Respected artists in their own right, the Naminghas will discuss the myriad ways they honor their Nampeyo family’s legacy through their own artistic practices.


Winter Glow Holiday Stroll on Museum Hill

4:00 pm through 7:00 pm

Join us for a delightful winter celebration at the Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, and the Santa Fe Botanical Garden. Explore and enjoy family-friendly activities at each of our sites throughout the program. 


SAR Artists Live on Instagram with Joseph Aguilar

Tune into SAR Artists Live on Thursday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. MDT!

6:00 pm

We chat with Joseph Aguilar (San Ildefonso), a member of the Pueblo Pottery Collective. This Native-based collective is comprised of artists, community organizers, museum professionals, scholars and more – namely, all of whom have been curators for the exhibition “Grounded in Clay”.


Let’s Take a Look

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

12:00 pm through 2:00 pm

MIAC staff are returning to the museum’s lobby to look at your treasures for "Let’s Take a Look". Bring a weaving, ceramic, piece of jewelry (or something else!) to our in-person meeting, and curator of ethnology Tony Chavarria (Santa Clara Pueblo) and MIAC assistant curator, Lillia McEnaney. 


Pop-In and Pop-Up: San Felipe Pottery Exhibition and Demonstration

1:00 pm through 3:00 pm

Swing by to view Evolutions in Clay, a pop-up exhibition on the dynamic and diverse tradition of pottery making in San Felipe Pueblo. Then stick around to join potters Ray Garica (San Felipe) and Ricardo Ortiz (San Felipe) for an afternoon of storytelling and artmaking. 

Admission to the museum and exhibition programming is free to New Mexico residents.  


SAR Artists Live on Instagram with Brian D. Vallo

6:00 pm through 6:30 pm

Tune into SAR Artists Live on Thursday, January 12 at 6:00 p.m. MDT to hear about “Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery”, firsthand, from one if it’s curators: Brian D. Vallo.