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May 2017

Collectors’ Circle: Colin Coonsis Artist Talk

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Open to Collectors’ Circle members only. A third-generation jeweler, Colin Coonsis began creating while working alongside his mother as a child in Zuni, New Mexico. By the age of eighteen, his work had received multiple awards and recognition. Colin’s work is filled with the traditions of Zuni inlay and an exciting 21st-century twist. Colin makes jewelry that people simply love—you will, too!  

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Free First Sunday

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until 01/07/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Every first Sunday of the month, museum is admission is free to all visitors! Free First Sundays will also frequently have an event scheduled; check the calendar listings for special events.

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Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Spring Fling

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Undisclosed, Santa Fe, 87505 + Google Map

FRIENDS ONLY, $10 in advance. Join us for our end of the 2016-17 Season SPRING FLING FIESTA at the Pojoaque Valley home of Al Miller and Richard LaBelle. Al and Richard are former teachers from Wisconsin who sold antiques "on the side". They fell in love with Santa Fe after a visit 26 years ago and began selling and collecting items from the Southwest. They retired to Santa Fe a few years ago, bringing with them an eclectic collection of…

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Members Opening of Beads: A Universe of Meaning

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Museum members will get an exclusive look at the latest exhibition in the Klah Gallery, Beads: A Universe of Meaning. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres catered by Norma Naranjo (Ohkay Owingeh) of The Feasting Place, among other refreshments.   Works by Jackie Larson Bread (Blackfeet) will be available for purchase in the Case Trading Post. Due to family obligations, Jackie will be unable to attend the event.

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Public Opening of Beads: A Universe of Meaning

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the free public opening of Beads: A Universe of Meaning! Admission is free all day, and be sure to stop by to see an artist demonstration by LaShawn Rose Medicine Horn. Beads: A Universe of Meaning traces the history of imported glass beads as a medium of exchange, artistic expression, and identity for indigenous peoples throughout North America. It features garments, articles of adornment, and works of art dating from circa 1850 to the present, and examines…

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June 2017
Free

Meet and Greet with Fashion Designer Orlando Dugi

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Meet fashion designer Orlando Dugi (Navajo), known for his elegant couture gowns and accessories adorned with exquisite embroidery and beadwork. In addition to being seen on the runway, Orlando Dugi’s designs have won awards and have been featured in a number of publications and exhibitions. Striking beaded accessories were featured in the Wheelwright Museum’s exhibition It’s in the Details: Kenneth Williams and Orlando Dugi, and Orlando's work is currently on tour in the Peabody Essex Museum’s heralded traveling exhibition Native…

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July 2017
Free

80th Birthday Party

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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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, a food truck, and a 20% off sale in the Case Trading Post. Our artist demonstrators include Wendy Boivin (Menominee), Rowena Mora (Jicarilla Apache), Shelden Nuñez-Velarde (Jicarilla Apache), and Kevin Pochoema (Hopi).  

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Here Comes the Storyteller!

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until 08/13/2017

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Santa Fe’s premier storyteller Joe Hayes is back with stirring tales of the greater Southwest. A favorite events for all ages! Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds. Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7 p.m.: July 22, 23, 29 and 30; August 5, 6, 12, and 13.  

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August 2017

42nd Annual Benefit Auction: Online Auction

August 1 - August 11
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American and Southwestern art, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, folk art and more. New this year is an online silent auction from August 1-11. See www.wheelwright.org/auction for details.  

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Old Friends, New Faces: Jewelry Showcase + Artist Demonstrations

August 17 @ 11:00 am - August 18 @ 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Case Trading Post, our museum shop, presents their annual Old Friends, New Faces, a multi-day event to coincide with the annual auction, showcasing work by exceptional Native American artists. Support Indigenous art! A free shuttle and offsite parking will be available at the First Baptist Church on 1605 Old Pecos Trail as well as St. John’s United Methodist Church at 1200 Old Pecos Trail. There is also additional parking available on Museum Hill at the Stewart L. Udall Center…

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42nd Annual Benefit Auction: On-site August 17-18

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - August 18 @ 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American and Southwestern art, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, folk art and more. A free shuttle and offsite parking will be available at the First Baptist Church on 1605 Old Pecos Trail as well as St. John’s United Methodist Church at 1200 Old Pecos Trail. There is also additional parking available on Museum Hill at the Stewart L. Udall Center for Museum Resources…

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September 2017

Collectors’ Circle: Film — Old West Trading Posts: 100 Years of Barter and Trade

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Open to Collectors’ Circle members only. This documentary film conveys the rich history of the trading posts of the American West, particularly in Arizona and New Mexico. Through rare archival footage, intimate interviews, and photographs of sweeping vistas, you will learn about barter, trade, pawn, and medicine men. Documentary filmmaker Jonathan Williams brings back to life this remarkable history of the new white settlers (Bilagáana) and the Diné.  

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Free

Museum Hill Community Day

September 24
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the annual Museum Hill Community Day on Sunday, September 24, presented by the Museum Hill Partners: the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, and the National Park Service. All ages are welcome. Activities and admission at all institutions are FREE! More information to follow.

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October 2017

Collectors’ Circle: Allan Houser Archives

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Undisclosed, Santa Fe, 87505 + Google Map

Open to Collectors’ Circle members only. This is a rare opportunity to enter the archives at the Allan Houser Foundation to view Houser’s drawings and maquettes. The archives serve as an important resource for scholars and a principal source for the lending of Houser’s work to museums, both nationally and internationally. We’ll appreciate anew the great breadth and depth of his work, from his days as a student at the Santa Fe Indian School to the vast array of work…

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November 2017

Collectors’ Circle: Native Beadwork

November 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Open to Collectors’ Circle members only. In conjunction with the exhibition Beads: A Universe of Meaning, we will invite notable bead artists to display and talk about their work. Guest artists to be announced. Further details will be sent to members in advance of the event.

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