Coe Show Review in the Wall Street Journal

On September 9, 2015, The Wall Street Journal reviewed Connoisseurship and Good Pie: Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art! http://www.wsj.com/articles/connoisseurship-and-good-pie-ted-coe-and-collecting-native-art-review-1441837512 ... Read More

Leatrice Armstrong Retires after 20 Years

On August 30th, Leatrice Armstrong, assistant to the director, retired from the Wheelwright Museum after 20 dedicated years of working at the museum. Lea first became a volunteer at the Wheelwright Museum when she moved to the area, prior to which she had worked for the Ohio Education Association. In her time here, ... Read More

2 KASA: Summer of Color: Wheelwright Museum

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: http://kasa.com/2015/08/26/summer-of-color-wheelwright-museum/   ... Read More

A Visit from the Growing Thunders and Emil Her Many Horses

  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

Ted Coe Show Opening

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! A special thanks to the ... Read More

Cowboys & Indians: Native Treasures

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: http://www.cowboysindians.com/2015/08/native-treasures/ ... Read More

Grand Opening Celebration Event Photos

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! Visit www.wheelwright.org/photos to see photos from the Donor and Artist Preview, the Members' Day Opening, and the Public Day Opening. Thank ... Read More

Trend Magazine: Space of its Own

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!  ... Read More

Native Peoples Magazine Article

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

Sunset Magazine: Best Object

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

El Palacio: The Wheelwright Museum Reinvents Itself with an Expanded Mission

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.  ... Read More

ABQ Journal North article

  ABQ Journal North: Wheelwright Museum opens its first gallery devoted to Native American jewelry Sunday, June 14, 2015 http://www.abqjournal.com/598462/entertainment/pueblo.html ... Read More

Pasatiempo: Southwestern jewelry takes center stage at the Wheelwright

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

American Indian Art Magazine Cover and Feature

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

Preservation Awards

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 http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/state-to-present-annual-heritage-preservation-awards/article_fc6d7211-5bef-548c-a50b-bcd1d8e754b2.html  ... Read More

New Mexico Magazine: The Summer Looks Bright

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.  ... Read More

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 ... Read More

CTP Manager’s Selections: Marie Yazzie

Greetings! 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

CTP Manager’s Selections: The Koinvas

  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

CTP Manager’s September Selections

  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