Calendar of Events
A Summer of Baskets: Basketry of the Americas
July 7, 2012 12:00 pm through 4:30 pm
Public Demonstrations Saturday
Native Artists Terrol Dew Johnson (Tohono O’odham), award-winning basket maker, teacher, and activist who also co-founded and directs a cultural revitalization program, and Loa Balumnaech Ryan (Tsimshian), also an award winning basket maker, teacher and cultural educator; and Jacinthe Two Bulls ( Haida) will be doing public demonstrations in our Exhibit Woven Identities, free with admission. Please call 505-476-1271 for more information.
In conjunction with our exhibit Woven Identities: Basketry Art from the Collections the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture is offering a summer of basketry programming for the public to gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the basketry making process in several Native American cultures. This summer there are three weekends of programing June 23rd and 24th, July 7th and 8th, and August 4th and 5th.
Demonstrations are free with Museum Admission. Museum Admission for Sunday demonstrations is FREE to New Mexico residents and children under 17.
For all workshops In June and August: Workshops run from 10am-3pm in the MIAC classroom, with an hour break for lunch. Lunch is not provided, please plan to bring your own lunch or purchase during the break . The workshop cost is $25 per person or $15 for youth and students (ages 10 and over). Space is limited and preregistration is required. Please call 505- 982-5057 for tickets or purchase in person at the MIAC gift shop. Please call 505-476-1271 for more information.