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80th Birthday Party

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Come celebrate the oldest museum on Museum Hill, founded in 1937! We will be offering free admission to the museum, docent tours, artist demonstrations, dance performances, and a 20% off sale in the Case Trading Post.

CAKE AND COMMENTS AT 1:30 P.M.

Featured artist demonstrators:
Wendy Boivin (Menominee) – Beadwork
Rowena Mora (Jicarilla Apache) – Basketry
Shelden Nuñez-Velarde (Jicarilla Apache) – Micaceous Pottery
Kevin Pochoema (Hopi) – Katsina Carvings
Norbert Peshlakai (Navajo) – Silversmithing

Featured Dance Group:
Black Mesa Dance Group (San Ildefonso Pueblo)
Performing at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

We’ll also have a children’s coloring station, as well as a selfie station!

Food truck Taquería Gracias Madre will be on the premises selling delicious tacos and more, with culinary roots from Zacatecas, Mexico.

Docent Tours:
10 – 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
1 – 2:30 p.m.

Currently on Exhibition:
Beads: A Universe of Meaning
Klah Gallery | Through April 15, 2018

Bridles and Bits: Treasures of the Southwest
Schultz Gallery | Through September 24, 2017

Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry
Martha Hopkins Struever Gallery | Permanent Display

Details

Date:
July 8
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
Phone:
(505) 982-4636
Email:
info@wheelwright.org
Website:
https://wheelwright.org/

Venue

Wheelwright Museum
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Phone:
(505) 982-4636
Website:
https://wheelwright.org/