Posts By: Wheelwright Museum

Essay by Danielle Hena (Tesuque, Acoma, Navajo), curatorial intern (Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO) Through art we can feel, see, and smell the history within a creation. Walking into the collections vault I have to stop and take everything in, reminding myself of all the history that is in the room. I walk through ... Read More

Yve Chavez (Tongva; PhD UCLA, 2017), is the Wheelwright Museum’s first Andrew W. Mellon Fellow. She started working at the museum in June 2017 and is curator of the exhibition LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson, which will open this coming November—the first major show highlighting Simpson’s career. Simpson is making several new life-size ... Read More

Those of you who have tried to access the Wheelwright in the last couple of weeks know that it hasn't been easy. In addition to work on our new wing--and the accompanying big trucks, torn-up walkways, and blocked entrances--we're also installing an exciting new exhibition with Will Wilson, scheduled to open to the public on ... Read More

Welcome to the Wheelwright Museum’s new website and to our News/Blog feature. We want to thank Mindshare Studios, Santa Fe, for creating the site with extensive input from the museum’s staff and volunteers. We are especially grateful to former board president Darla Cox and current vice-president Jean Higgins for the many hours they contributed to ... Read More