Calendar of Events

    

SUNDAY, MAY 7

PLEASE JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE MIACíS 2023 LIVING TREASURE

ANTHONY LOVATO WITH THE OPENING OF DOWN HOME

12:00 pm through 3:00 pm

ARTIST TALK: ANTHONY LOVATO (KEWA/SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO)
1:OO PM–2:OO PM IN THE KATHRYN O’KEEFE THEATRE

Lovato is a master jeweler who is known for his tufa-cast
technique and signaturedesign elements. He will speak
about his lifetime of being a jeweler.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

POTTERY DEMONSTRATION - Tradition and Innovation

Presented by Erik Fender (San Ildefonso Pueblo) Buchsbaum Gallery - Free with museum admission


Like many Pueblo potters, Erik Fender learned to make pottery by watching his grandmother, Carmelita Dunlap, and his mother, Martha Appleleaf. He learned where to gather the clay, how to process it, and how to build his pots. Coming from this family, it was like second nature. Fender creates traditional black-on-black pottery, polychrome pieces, and has progressed to techniques of green-on-black and red-on-black.

He is also a jeweler and painter. Fender designs with traditional and innovative motifs and continues to push himself, but always remembers his past.

FRIDAY, MAY 12

Our apologies for any inconveniences, this event has been cancelled.

From Me to You: A Conversation with Pottey - Tara Gatewood (Isleta and Dine)

1:00 pm through 2:00 pm

Journalist, storyteller, and photographer, Tara Gatewood (Isleta, Diné), examines the ways in which we communicate with the world around us and the connections we make across time and space. Join Gatewood for a reading of her Grounded in Clay catalog entry, “From me to You,” and an exploration of Pueblo pottery through the lens of communication.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17

Letís Take A Look with Curators

Every Third Wednesday of the Month.

12:00 pm through 2:00 pm

During Let’s Take a Look, curators from The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and The Laboratory of Anthropology wait in the lobby to look at your treasures. They will attempt to identify and explain any artifact or historic object presented to them. While our curators prefer to work with objects from the Southwest, they are willing to take a look at anything you might bring in. If they cannot identify an object an attempt will be made to find someone who can! Sometimes, the lively discussion among curators may provide as much insight as an accurate object identification itself.

The event is always free and open to the public, but please note Federal and State regulations prohibit the monetary appraisal of objects.

Museum main lobby - Musuem of Indian Arts and Culture, 710 Camino Lejo - Museum Hill.

FRIDAY, MAY 26 through SUNDAY, MAY 28

Native Treasures Art Market | Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 27- Sunday, May 28, 2023

10:00 am through 5:00 pm

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND


May 26-28, 2023


 Join us for the 19th annual Native Treasures - Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) Art Market at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Each year, MIAC personally invites hundreds of talented Native artists to apply. Participating artists keep 100% of their sales from the market and 100% of the event proceeds are donated to MIAC’s exhibition and educational programming funds. The market will also include performances, children’s activities and more. A special Friday Night Market provides early-access shopping and special entertainment.


 Tickets are available for sale online at: miac.eventbrite.com


 The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce jeweler Anthony Lovato (Kewa/Santo Domingo Pueblo) as the 2023 MIAC Living Treasure. Lovato is a master of tufa metal casting who is known for his corn design jewelry and canteens. Two Grey Hills Tapestry Weavers Lynda Teller Pete and Barbara Teller Ornelas, (Diné), will receive the 2023 Native Treasures Legacy Artist awards. Both awards are part of the annual Native Treasures Art Market and honor Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic contributions to the field of Indigenous arts and culture.