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

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

Photo still courtesy of kasa.com

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

  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

Collage of art, food, and people

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 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

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

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

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.  ... Read More

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

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

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

  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! 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