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September 2018

Friends: Henderson Store Visit

09/10/2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$30.00

MEMBERS & FRIENDS MEMBERS ONLY Members will meet at the historic Henderson Store at 10:30 A.M. or you can join the carpool at 9:00 A.M.. The Store will be closed to the public during the visit. If you would like to carpool, meet at the north parking lot of the Inn at Santa Fe. As a highlight, Santo Domingo Pueblo jeweler Mary Tafoya will join us! Lunch will be on your own. Get Driving Directions through Google Maps (Click Here)…

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October 2018

Friends Lecture: Dr. Dolly Manson

10/22/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505

Friends Members Event: From Hardrock Arizona to Navajo Language Professor Listen to Dr. Dolly Manson share her stories of resilience from childhood to the present. Born in 1957, Dr. Dolly Manson grew up in the rural Hardrock area of the Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona. Her early childhood was spent living with her maternal grandmother in a traditional hogan. During this time, Dr. Manson was taught the many responsibilities of a Diné woman and was surrounded by her Native language…

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September 2019

Friends Lecture: Trading Among Native Americans Since 1872 (2:30 PM)

09/09/2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505

Trading Among Native Americans Since 1872 Presented by Tanner's Indian Arts (Joe E. Tanner Sr. & Emerald Tanner) Doors Open/Refreshments 2:00 PM   |   Lecture Starts 2:30 PM   |   Free for Friends Members  •  Non-members/Public $10 Joe E. Tanner Sr. is an authority on natural turquoise. He has mined, cut, and graded turquoise since the mid 1950s. He describes his business as the “brokering of art and local commodities” and focuses on genuine, authentic, and truly collectible goods. Tanner’s great-grandfather Seth…

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Friends: Studio Tour (Robin Waynee)

09/17/2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Undisclosed Santa Fe, 87505

Internationally Recognized Santa Fe-based Jeweler Opens Her Studio to Friends of the Wheelwright Presented by Robin Waynee (Saginal/Chippewa Jeweler )   Studio Visit 2:00 PM   |    Friends Members: $30/Person  •  Limit 20 Robin Waynee learned at an early age how creativity and hard work can lead to fulfillment. A member of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, Waynee was born and raised in Mio, Michigan along with six siblings. Waynee worked with her family in a variety of creative fields including jewelry,…

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Book Club: “The Seven Daughters of Eve”

09/18/2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505

  Join the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum as they discuss Bryan Sykes book, The Seven Daughters of Eve. Discussion starts at 1:30 P.M. Discussion Leader: Jacqueline Lovell

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October 2019

Friends: Artists Spotlight (2:30PM)

10/14/2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505

Featuring upcoming Native Artists Artist Panel: AJ Nequatewa (Hopi/Navajo), Varied Media Adrian Standing Elk Pinnecoose (Diné, Southern Ute), Digital Fabrication, Graphic Design Elias Jade Not Afraid (Crow Nation), Bead Artist Tol-pi-yine Simbola (Picuris), Jeweler   DOORS OPEN 2:00 PM   |  DISCUSSION START 2:30 PM |   Free for Friends Members  •  Non-members/Public $10   AJ Nequatewa is a contemporary Indigenous artist whose work explores the relationship between modern native/Indigenous culture and a respect for Indigenous traditions. The pieces she makes are the…

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November 2019

Friends: Pueblo Cooking with Norma Naranjo (Date Moved from Nov. 2)

11/09/2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Undisclosed Santa Fe, 87505

Postponed to November 9, 2019 “Let the Feast Begin—Pueblo Holiday Cooking with Norma Naranjo” Friends fundraiser for the Wheelwright $75/Person  •  Limit 20  (Open to Public! Sign Up Today.)   Join the Friends of the Wheelwright and Norma Naranjo (Santa Clara) as she teaches us about Native food and cooking. We will learn to prepare for the Feast Days to come—Thanksgiving and Christmas. Share cultural backgrounds during an intimate and informative 3-hour class, while experiencing a traditional Pueblo Meal. Enjoy…

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Friends Lecture: The Importance of Chaco Canyon and How It Inspires a Native Artist (2:30 PM)

11/11/2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505

The Importance of Chaco Canyon and How it Inspires a Native Artist Presented by Franklin Allen Carrillo (Laguna/Choctaw), Jeweler DOORS OPEN 2:00 PM   |   LECTURE STARTS 2:30 PM   |   Free for Friends Members  •  Non-members/Public $10 Franklin Allen Carrillo has been creating art for many years (stone carvings, silver and gold jewelry with or without stone inlay), however, the main focus of his work is on the metal aspect. Using traditional and contemporary fabrication techniques the pieces reflect both the…

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Book Club: There There (Library Open for Friends Book Club)

11/20/2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505

The Wheelwright Museum Library will be open for Friends Book Club. Join the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum as they discuss Tommy Orange book, There There.     Discussion starts at 1:30 P.M. Discussion Leader: Heather Weir

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January 2020

Friends Lecture: Lonnie Vigil (Canceled)

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
$10

Due to unforeseen events, today's lecture has been canceled. We appreciate your understanding. Lonnie Vigil (Nambé) Lecture: Artist Talk | Friends members: Free; Public: $10 Suggested Donation (Pay at Door) Lonnie Vigil is a name synonymous with micaceous pottery. During his time at the School of American Research he refined his technique of making and firing micaceous pottery. He creates vessels from micaceous clay from near his home in Nambe Pueblo. Lonnie has won "Best of Show" at Santa Fe…

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Friends Book Club: “The Woman Who Owned the Shadows”

January 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
Free

Join the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum for a discussion about The Woman Who Owned the Shadow by Paula Gunn Allen.   Mary Wheelwright Library Discussion Leader: Flicka

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February 2020

Friends Lecture: Douglas Preston, Author

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
$10

Douglas Preston, Author • Doors Open at 2:00 PM, Lecture at 2:30 PM Lecture: Talking to the Ground | Friends Members: Free; Public: $10 Suggested Donation (Pay at Door) An account of the author’s 400 mile horseback journey through the deserts in Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. With his wife and daughter, Preston retraced the route of a Navajo deity, the Slayer of Alien Gods, on his quest to restore beauty and balance to the Earth. More than a travelogue,…

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Friends Book Club: The Tale Teller

February 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
Free

Join the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum for a discussion with Anne Hillerman and her book, The Tale Teller.   Note: Anne Hillerman will be present for this event.   Discussion starts at 1:30 PM in the Mary Wheelwright Library Discussion leader: Author Anne Hillerman

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March 2020

Friends Lecture: Ishkoten Dougi

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
$10

Ishkoten Dougi (Navajo) • Doors Open at 2:00 PM, Lecture at 2:30 PM Lecture: Artist Talk | Friends Members: Free; Public: $10 Suggested Donation (Pay at Door) Ishkoten Dougi was born in Tuba City, Arizona to his father, a Navajo/Hopi/Zuni/Ute, and his Jicarilla Apache mother. He is a mixed medium artist who works in painting, stone sculpture, poetry, graphic design, and has been cast as a background actor/stand in. Dougi attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in 1996 with…

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POSTPONED – Friends Book Club: The Bean Trees

March 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
Free

Join the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum for a discussion about The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver.   Discussion leader: Cindy

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April 2020

POSTPONED – Friends Lecture: Orlando Dugi (Diné), Fashion Designer

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
$10

Image courtesy of Orlando Dugi. Orlando Dugi (Diné), Fashion Designer  •  Doors open at 2:00 PM, Lecture at 2:30 PM. Lecture: Walk in Beauty  •  Friends Members: Free; Public: $10 Suggested Donation (Pay at Door)   Orlando Dugi is a Santa Fe based fashion house, designing timeless yet modern elegance for the chic woman. Luxurious fabrics, textures, embellishments, and extravagance, inspired by and handcrafted from tradition rooted in Diné heritage. He meticulously threads the past with the present. Dugi draws…

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POSTPONED – Friends Book Club: Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School

April 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
Free

Join the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum for a discussion about Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School by Jim Kristofic.   Discussion leader: Author, Jim Kristofic

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CANCELED – Friends Studio Tour: Santo Domingo Pueblo

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505
$50

Join the Friends of the Wheelwright for studio tours in Santo Domingo Pueblo! Studio Visits: Rey & Farrell Pacheco, Jewelers Martine Lovato, Jeweler Thomas Tenorio, Potter DETAILS Friends Members: $50  |  Public (Non Friends Members): $60 Lunch Provided PROFILES Courtesy if SWAIA. Farrell & Rey Pacheco My name is Farrell Pacheco and I am from the Pueblo of Santo Domingo. Born and raised through the strength of the women, the knowledge of the elders, and the courage of the men…

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May 2020

CANCELED – Friends Studio Tour: Laguna Pueblo

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 150 San Marcos Loop
Santa Fe,
$30

Join the Friends of the Wheelwright for studio tours in Laguna Pueblo! Studio visits: Christopher Pruitt, Jeweler Pat Pruitt, Metalsmith   DETAILS Friends Members: $ 30  |  Public (Non Friends Members): $ 40 Carpool available. Will be arranged in May 2020. Lunch as a group (optional) at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque after the tours. PROFILES Courtesy of Chris Pruitt. Christopher Pruitt (http://chrispruittjewelry.com/) Chris Pruitt was raised in Laguna Pueblo and continues to live in the village of Paguate.…

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June 2020

Friends Spring Fling 2020

June 18 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Unnamed Venue, 150 San Marcos Loop
Santa Fe,

FRIENDS MEMBERS This is the annual meeting and fundraiser for Friends of the Wheelwright Museum.  The annual Spring Fling will take place at the studio of Duane Maktima in Pecos, NM. DETAILS Friends Members: $50 Reservations not available for Non Friends Members.   AGENDA Tour/Demonstration, Lunch, Annual Meeting, Shop! Lunch included with fee. More details to come.   PROFILE Duane Maktima (https://www.duanemaktima.com/) Duane Maktima is a Hopi/Laguna jewelry designer. Maktima's work can be found in many museum gift shops and…

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