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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 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.

MONDAY, JUNE 9
Family Heirloom Photographs
Workshop on Identifying 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 identifying 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, Santa Fe will be doing the Seminar.

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 23
Archival Research Workshop
Finding Photos of Southwestern Tribal Elders
9:00 am through 3:00 pm

Participate in a free workshop, "Finding Photos of Southwestern Tribal Elders," with Ann Massman, librarian an archivist, Center for Southwest Research Special Collection, UMN; and Diane Bird, archivist, Lab of Anthropology. Navigate on-line archives to find images of family or tribal members and learn about historic collections and the availability of images for noncommercial use. 

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.

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.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9
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.

  

Seminar given by Jim Kissock of Kings Trading Company, Santa Fe  

SUNDAY, AUGUST 17
Perspectives and Meanings
Turquoise from Prehistory to the Present: A Lecture Series
2:00 pm through 4:00 pm

’Navajo", the fourth lecture of a five part series. This lecture is free with museum admission.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20
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, SEPTEMBER 17
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.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Perspectives and Meaning
Turquoise from Prehistory to the Present: A Lecture Series
2:00 pm through 4:00 pm

"Contemporary": the fifth lecture in a five part lecture series. This lecture is free with museum admission.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15
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, NOVEMBER 19
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.