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October 2016
$15

A Weave of Time: The Story of a Navajo Family

October 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Reservations required. Limited seating available. Film Showing: A Weave of Time: The Story of a Navajo Family Directed by Susan Fanshel Produced by Deborah Gordon and John Adair 60 min. Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources. October 1, 2016 3:30-5:30 p.m. $15 admission - Pay Online Now The Wheelwright Museum welcomes attendees for a 30th-anniversary showing of the digitally remastered 1986 film A Weave of Time, revealing cultural change and constancy among the Navajo people through the lens of four generations…

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Free

Free Admission First Sunday of the Month

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wheelwright Museum,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Admission to the museum is free to the public the first Sunday of every month.

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$95

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Mesa Prieta Day Trip Fundraiser

October 3 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Petroglyphs, also known as Rock Art, are ancient symbols left on the faces of stones throughout the American Southwest by Native Americans peoples of unknown origin.

Reservations Required (Make reservations below); Limited to 25 participants. Join the Friends for a daytrip fundraiser to Mesa Prieta followed by lunch at The Feasting Place at Ohkay Owingay on Monday, October 3!   DETAILS Date: October 3, 2016 Time: Meet at the Wheelwright to carpool at 8:30 am. If driving to Mesa Prieta, arrive by 9:15 am. The tour starts at 9:30 am. Agenda:  We will be divided into four groups of varying trail levels for private, docent-led tours…

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$10

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Program: David Gaussoin — Avant-garde Jewelry

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Reservations Required David Gaussoin, born in Santa Fe, New Mexico of Picuris Pueblo, Navajo, and French decent, stems from a long line of artists on his mother's side with various silversmiths, painters, rug weavers, sculptors, and wood workers. David's primary teacher has been his mother, Connie Tsosie Gaussoin, who taught him the basics of jewelry and encouraged him to discover his own methods. David works with gold, sterling silver, and various precious and semiprecious stones, as well as incorporating materials…

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Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Book Club: The Sound of Drums

October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Join us for a discussion of The Sound of Drums, A Memoir of Lloyd Kiva New, edited by Ryan S. Flahive. (Santa Fe: Sunstone Press, 2016.) The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. All are welcome including non-members and guests. Discussion Leader: Aysen New, with an introduction by Susie Arkel

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November 2016
$10

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Program: Shelden Nuñez-Velarde — Jicarilla Apache Micaceous Pottery

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Reservations Required The making of pottery by Jicarilla Apache people goes back to prehistoric times prior to the coming of the Spanish into the Southwest. Shelden Nuñez-Velarde's great, great, grandmother, "O' Ha Montoya", was the last person to to make micaceous pottery in his family. Shelden began making pots at the early age of 13 when he got a summer youth job working at the old Cultural Resource Center in Dulce. As a child, he had always been attracted to…

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Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Book Club: The Scalpel and the Silver Bear

November 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Join us for a discussion of The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing, by Lori Arviso Alvord, M.D. and Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt. (New York: Bantam Books, 1999.) The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. All are welcome including non-members and guests. Discussion Leader: Cindy Dubois

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December 2016
$10

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Program: Peterson Yazzie — Yei Wall Sculptures

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Reservations Required Peterson Yazzie is a Navajo artist/educator from Greasewood Springs, Arizona. Yazzie has won numerous awards from prestigious art shows such as Heard Museum, SWAIA, Arizona State Museum, Museum of Northern Arizona among others. The Navajo culture and personal experiences is the foundation of Yazzie's work. Yazzie's painting literally starts with a splash of paint sparked by an idea, the rest is completed with intuition and experimentation. Yazzie also carves what he has coined as "Yei wall sculptures". These…

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January 2017
$10

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Program: Jack Townes — Constructing a Wheelwright Exhibition

01/09/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Reservations Required Jack Townes began his museum career as a museum preparator in 1975 at the Portland Art Museum, OR. Trained in carpentry, metalwork and transportation, he works in the museum field as a consultant and contractor for projects that include onsite museum installations, traveling exhibit projects, collections storage planning, storage renovation and collection relocation, as well as outdoor sculpture installations. He currently divides his time between projects for the Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe, NM; The Center of Southwest Studies,…

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Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Book Club: Ceremony

01/18/2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Join us for a discussion of Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony. (New York: Penguin Books, 2006.) The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. All are welcome including non-members and guests. Discussion Leader: Eslee Kessler

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February 2017
$10

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Program: Keri Ataumbi — Wearable Art

02/13/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Reservations Required Raised on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, Keri Ataumbi was exposed to both traditional Native American aesthetics and contemporary art theory and practice from an early age. Her Kiowa mother ran a trading post and her Italian-American father is famous for his bronze sculptures. Ataumbi and her sister were encouraged to pursue their individual interests in art. In creating what she terms "wearable art," she is interested in exploring the relationship between jewelry's capacity as adornment and…

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Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Book Club: Combing the Snakes from His Hair

02/16/2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Join us for a discussion of James Stevens's Combing the Snakes from His Hair. (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2002.) The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. NOTE: THIS SPECIFIC MEETING TAKES PLACE ON THURSDAY INSTEAD OF THE USUAL WEDNESDAY. All are welcome including non-members and guests. Discussion Leader: Barbara Arlen

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March 2017
$10

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Program: James McGrath — Loloma, Sonwai, and Eveli

03/13/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Reservations Required In a lifetime dedicated to teaching through art, James McGrath has contributed to the growth of students both here in Santa Fe and all over the world. In 1962, James McGrath was among the founding members of the Institute of American Indian Arts, which has been instrumental to the development of many renowned Native artists. Over the years at IAIA, James taught classes, served as art director, and presided as dean. In 1966, he organized an exhibition of…

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Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Book Club: Big Falling Snow

03/15/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Join us for a discussion of Albert Yava's Big Falling Snow: A Tewa-Hopi Indian’s Life and Times and the History and Traditions of His People. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1978.) The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. All are welcome including non-members and guests. Discussion Leader: Carol Reed

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April 2017
$10

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Program: Teri Greeves — Storytelling in Beadwork

04/10/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library,
704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Reservations Required Teri Greeves (Kiowa) is one of the Native art world's most respected beadwork artists, with work held by institutions such as the National Museum of the American Indian, the Autry, the Heard Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and the British Museum, to name a few. Not only does she create beautiful wearable art, such as her exquisitely beaded cuffs, but she also creates conceptual works which deal with a variety of themes, such as her Kiowa culture, family,…

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