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SUNDAY, APRIL 13


Turquoise, Water, Sky


The Stone and Its Meaning


1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Public Opening:

1pm and 3pm -  Dance performance by the Zuni Olla Maidens

1pm-4pm - Hands-on activities for all ages conducted by the museum’s Education Department.

2pm - Panel discussion by Cheryl Ingram(Silver Sun Gallery, Santa Fe), Joe Dan Lowry (The Turquoise Museum, Albuquerque), Douglas Magnus (silversmith and owner of the Tiffany Mine), Mark Bahti (Bahti Indian Arts, Santa Fe/Tucson), and Cody Sanderson (Navajo silversmith) in the O’Keeffe Theater. Seating Limited

2pm-4pm - Jewelry making demonstration by Ehren Natay (Santo Domingo Pueblo/Navajo) and Ed Natay (Navajo)

2pm-4pm - refreshments hosted by the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico

FREE WITH REGULAR MUSEUM ADMISSION

New Mexico residents with I.D. free on Sundays. Children 16 and under and members are always free.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16


Letís Take A Look


Curators Look at Your Treasures


12:00 pm through 2:00 pm

During this time, curators from The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and The Laboratory of Anthropology are in the lobby of MIAC to look at your treasures. These curators will attempt to identify and explain any artifact or historic object presented to them.

The event is always FREE and open to the public.  Federal and State regulations prohibit the curators from appraising any artifact.

FRIDAY, APRIL 18


Premiere screening of Navajo-language Star Wars


Premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode IV:


1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Museum Director, Della Warrior, "We are very excited to have our theater as a showcase for our Native films. This series will give our actors, writers, directors and producers a unique venue and audience for their films. Native film is a new medium for Native people to retell our stories to the world. Limited sitting, by reservation only. Call 505 476 1269, Museum of New Mexico Foundation members, free. All others by museum admissiion.

SUNDAY, MAY 4


Darryl Begay Lecture


Darryl Begay, Navajo Jeweler


1:00 pm through 2:00 pm

Darryl Begay is a well known master jeweler. He has taken the art of tofa carving and casting, which he learned from his uncle, Bobby Begay, to new levels never seen before. He has been a Best-of-Show winner at the Santa Fe Indian Market.

SUNDAY, MAY 18


Perspectives and Meanings


Turquoise from Prehistory to the Present: A Lecture Series


2:00 pm through 4:00 pm

"Prehistoric" the first of a five part lecture series. This lecture is free with museum admission.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21


Letís Take A Look


Curators Look at Your Treasures


12:00 pm through 2:00 pm

During this time, curators from The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and The Laboratory of Anthropology are in the lobby of MIAC to look at your treasures. These curators will attempt to identify and explain any artifact or historic object presented to them.

The event is always FREE and open to the public. Federal and State regulations prohibit the curators from appraising any artifact.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21


Breakfast with the 2014 MIAC Living Treasures Artists



Join us for breakfast with 2014 MIAC Living Treasures Artists Joe and Althea Cajero at Museum Hill Cafe, Wednesday, May 21 at 9 a.m. Meet Joe and Althea and listen as they discuss their works and participation in this year’s MIAC Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival. Tickets: $35 for Foundation members, $40 for non-members, available for purchase here. Learn more about Native Treasures here. For questions, please call Connie Tooker Nunez at 505.982.6366 ext. 106.

FRIDAY, MAY 23


2014 Native Treasures Benefit and Pre-Sale Party


5:30 pm through 7:30 pm

Attend the 2014 Native Treasures Benefit and Pre-Sale Party at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Friday, May 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mingle with the Native Treasures artists and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and an open wine and champagne bar. Artists have been asked to create pieces with the theme of “Journey," however they choose to interpret that in their own medium. Please come honor their work and buy one of these unique pieces. Tickets: $100 ($70 is tax-deductible). Purchase tickets here. For questions, please contact Connie Tooker Nunez at 505.982.6366 ext. 106.

SATURDAY, MAY 24


10th Annual Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival



Join us for Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival, Santa Fe’s only museum-quality Indian art show and sale. More than 200 Native American artists participate, each of whom is specially invited by the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, to represent the best and brightest of the Indian art world. Many of the artists at Native Treasures are included in the museum’s permanent collection. Participating artists represent a wide range of tribes and pueblos, as well as a wide range of art forms, from traditional to contemporary. In addition to established artists, we have an Emerging Artist section to showcase new talent. Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival benefits the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Each artist generously donates a portion of sales to the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. General admission tickets, $10 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), early bird tickets, $20 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Learn more here.

SATURDAY, MAY 24


10th Annual Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival (Early-Bird Admission)



Join us for Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival early-bird admission at 9 a.m. for $20 (Saturday only). Santa Fe’s only museum-quality Indian art show and sale. Over 200 Native American artists participate, each of whom is specially invited by the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, to represent the best and brightest of the Indian art world. Many of the artists at Native Treasures are included in the Museum’s permanent collection. Participating artists represent a wide range of tribes and pueblos, as well as a wide range of art forms, from traditional to contemporary. In addition to established artists, we have an Emerging Artist section to showcase new talent. Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival benefits the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Each artist generously donates a portion of sales to the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, click here

MONDAY, JUNE 9


Caring for Family Photographs


Workshop on caring for your family photos, negatives, and digital images


9:00 am through 12:00 pm

Join archivists Diane Bird and Kate Ruiz Navarro for a hands-on workshop on how to care for your family photos, negatives, and digital images; selecting appropriate archival enclosures; and preserving photos in home-storage conditions. Fee of $25 for materials.

TUESDAY, JUNE 10


Arts Alive !


Free Hands-on Workshop


10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free Hands-on pottery workshop for all ages; children must be with an adult. Contact Joyce Begay-Foss, 505 476 1272.

THURSDAY, JUNE 12


Arts Alive!


Free, Hands-on Workshop


10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free Native Music hands-on workshop for all ages: children must be with an adult. Museum admission is free for participants. Contact Joyce Begay-Foss, 505 476 1272

TUESDAY, JUNE 17


Arts Alive!


Free Hands-On Workshop


10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free hands-on jewelry workshop for all ages: children must be with an adult. Museum admission is free for participants. Contact Joyce Begay-Foss, 505 476 1272

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18


Letís Take A Look


Curators Look at Your Treasures


12:00 pm through 2:00 pm

During this time, curators from The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and The Laboratory of Anthropology are in the lobby of MIAC to look at your treasures. These curators will attempt to identify and explain any artifact or historic object presented to them.

The event is always FREE and open to the public. Federal and State regulations prohibit the curators from appraising any artifact.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19


Arts Alive!


Free Hands-on Workshop


10:00 am through 2:00 pm

Free Native foods hands-on workshop for all ages; children must be with an adult. Museum admission is free for participants. Contact Joyce Begay-Foss. 505 476 1272

SATURDAY, JUNE 21


Turquoise Buying Seminar


Learn Before You Buy


1:00 pm through 3:00 pm

We’re surrounded by turquoise, especially in Santa Fe. Before you buy, learn what you should be looking for.

Garrick Beck from Natural Stones, in Santa Fe will be doing the seminar. In the classroom. Free with the museum admission.

SUNDAY, JUNE 22


Perspectives and Meanings


Turquoise from Prehistory to the Present: A Lecture Series


2:00 pm through 4:00 pm

"Cochiti and Santo Domingo Pueblos" The second lecture of a five part series. This lecture is free with museum admission.

MONDAY, JUNE 30


Archival Research Workshop


Finding Photos of Native Elders and of their Communities


9:00 am through 3:00 pm

Participate in a free workshop, with Ann Massman, librarian an archivist, Center for Southwest Research Special Collection, UMN; and Diane Bird, archivist, Lab of Anthropology, researching local, state and national photo archives via on-line research. Learn about Archives and special collections to locate photos of family or tribal members and how to access and obtain photographic prints.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 1


Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange


1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

Meet with Will Wilson, Dine, photographer, on the new use of an old method of photography, plus the philosophy and ethics of CIPX.

SUNDAY, JULY 6


Native Portraitsí Studio


10:00 am through 5:00 pm

Photo booth will be on the museum premises from July 6 through July 20. You may take your photos home with you, but please leave one print for the Community Gallery. Thanks!

MONDAY, JULY 7


Wet Plate Photography Workshop


Workshop on "tin type" Photography


9:00 am through 4:00 pm

Will Wilson, Navajo, will give a full day workshop on "tin type" photography. Enrollment limited to 20 persons. Fee: $250, MIAC Classroom (or Meem if available)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16


Letís Take A Look


Curators Look at Your Treasures


12:00 pm through 2:00 pm

During this time, curators from The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and The Laboratory of Anthropology are in the lobby of MIAC to look at your treasures. These curators will attempt to identify and explain any artifact or historic object presented to them.

The event is always FREE and open to the public. Federal and State regulations prohibit the curators from appraising any artifact.

SATURDAY, JULY 19


Turquoise Buying Seminar


Learn Before You Buy


1:00 pm through 3:00 pm

We are surrounded by turquoise, especially in Santa Fe. Before you buy learn what you should be looking for.

Garrick Beck from Natural Stones, Santa Fe, will be doing the seminar.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 20


Perspectives and Meanings


Turquoise from Prehistory to the Present: A Lecture Series


2:00 pm through 4:00 pm

"Zuni": this is the third of a five part series. This lecture is free with museum admission.