New Mexico's 2 KASA television station ran a segment on the Wheelwright Museum as part of the Summer of Color. Visit the link below to watch the video:
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We had a visit from the Growing Thunder women (Assiniboine/Sioux) and NMAI associate curator Emil Her Many Horses (Oglala Lakota)! So much talent in one place!
Congratulations to Camryn Growing Thunder (12) for winning Best of Classification in the Youth division and the Santa Fe New Mexican Youth Award at ... Read More
Our photos from the members' opening of Connoisseurship and Good Pie:
Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art are now up on the website!
View the photos from the opening!
The opening was a fantastic affair. Thank you to everyone who attended!
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Cowboys & Indians interviewed our curator Cheri Falkenstien-Doyle about the Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry for their August/September 2015 issue!
Read the article, Native Treasures by Dana Joseph, at the following link:
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We've finally had a chance to go through our many photos from the Grand Opening Celebration of the Jim and Lauris Phillips Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry!
to see photos from the Donor and Artist Preview,
the Members' Day Opening, and the Public Day Opening.
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Thank you Trend magazine, writer Gussie Fauntleroy, and interviewee Gail Bird (Santo Domingo/Laguna) for the lovely article, "Thank you Trend art + design + architecture magazine, writer Gussie Fauntleroy, and interviewee Gail Bird (Santo Domingo/Laguna) for the lovely article, "Space of its Own," on our Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry!
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Thank you to Daniel Gibson and Native Peoples Magazine for the inclusion in the official Santa Fe Indian Market Magazine! The article opens with the Wheelwright Museum and features two pieces from our collection, a bracelet by Preston Monongye with inlay by Lee Yazzie, and a squash blossom necklace by Slender Maker of ... Read More
A shoehorn in our collection by Awa Tsireh (San Ildefonso Pueblo) was listed as "Best Object" in Sunset Magazine's June 2015 Best of the West! ... Read More
Our director Jonathan Batkin wrote an article for the Summer 2015 issue of El Palacio, "The Wheelwright Museum Reinvents Itself with an Expanded Mission: Navajo and Pueblo Jewelry," highlighting the opening of the new jewelry wing.
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Greetings from sunny Santa Fe! As many of you know, many exciting things have been happening with the Wheelwright Museum lately. Our big opening last week for the new wing, the Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry, was fantastic. The weekend events were fun! We have all been busy in the mix of things ... Read More
ABQ Journal North: Wheelwright Museum opens its first gallery devoted to Native American jewelry
Sunday, June 14, 2015
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Pasatiempo: Southwestern jewelry takes center stage at the Wheelwright
June 5, 2015
by Michael Abatemarco
http://www.santafenewmexican.com/pasatiempo/art/museum_shows/southwestern-jewelry-takes-center-stage-at-the-wheelwright/article_50b2b1c1-9463-5f1a-980d-78b01bfcf021.html ... Read More
We are on the cover of the summer 2015 issue of American Indian Art Magazine and featured in an image-rich 10-page article, "The Jim and Lauris Phillips Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian," written by our very own director Jonathan Batkin! The cover shot ... Read More
In May 2015, the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian was the recipient of two prestigious awards, the 2015 NM Heritage Preservation Award and the City of Santa Fe Cultural Preservation Award.
Santa Fe New Mexican: State to present annual Heritage Preservation Awards
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Marcia Docter discovered Charles Loloma and the Wheelwright Museum in 2005. "I never knew that anybody had made jewelry like that. I wanted to know how I could get involved in the museum." Docter, an artist, a passionate collector with wide-ranging interests, and a committed trustee of the Museum of Art and Design in New
The Wheelwright Museum is featured in the May 2015 issue of New Mexico Magazine, along with the other fantastic institutions on Museum Hill, as part of the Summer of Color!
The Summer Looks Bright
Museum Hill leads the way as Santa Fe celebrates the vibrant colors of the Southwest.
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As we start the new year, lots of exciting things will happen in 2015 here at the Wheelwright Museum. We are all anticipating the opening of our new jewelry wing in June - keep a watch for more information! My January pick, wrapping up this month, highlights the work of a jeweler we ... Read More
Fall greetings from Santa Fe and the Case Trading Post!
For the month of October, I am pleased to present the wonderful Hopi overlay jewelry of Anderson and Berna Koinva. The Koinvas come to us from the Village of Shungopavi, Second Mesa, Arizona. Anderson learned the overlay technique from his ... Read More
Greetings from Santa Fe’s Case Trading Post!
It was a pretty exciting summer for us here in Santa Fe. SWAIA Indian market was well attended and it was a pleasant time to catch up and visit with old friends as well as make new ones. Thank you to all who ... Read More
For the month of June, I’ve selected an exquisite group of pottery from new arrivals at the Case Trading Post. Including the work of contemporary and traditional masters, this is a great group to showcase. First off, we received a small collection of older storytellers, which includes one storyteller ... Read More