Museum News

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
 

AdobeAirstream Review of Will Wilson John McKissick reviews the Will Wilson show at the Wheelwright Museum for the June 2014 issue of AdobeAirstream, which covers art, music, and film from the west. Will Wilson’s Year-Long Survey Opens at Wheelwright Museum http://adobeairstream.com/art/will-wilsons-year-long-survey-opens-wheelwright-museum/ ... Read More
 

Work(s) in progress 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
 

  The Santa Fe New Mexican Jewelry gallery focus of museum addition Sunday, April 6, 2014   Information on the development of our new addition to the Museum. CNN Best places to experience Native American culture The Wheelwright Museum made the list!  ... 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