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March 2018

Douglas Preston Lecture and Book Signing

March 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free – $10
Photo of Douglas Preston, horse Redbone, and dog Acomita.

In 1989, Douglas Preston and the photographer Walter Nelson set out on a 1,000 mile horseback journey retracing Coronado’s crazy search for the legendary Seven Cities of Gold. Not following roads or trails, they packed their supplies, slept under the stars, and found water and grass where they could. Their route took them across some of the remotest deserts and mountains of Arizona and New Mexico as well as nine Indian reservations, as they sought to understand that moment when…

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Friends Book Club: Navajos Wear Nikes

March 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
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Free

The Friends Book Club meets every 3rd Wednesday of September-November and January-April at 1:30 in the museum's library. All are welcome, including non-members and guests. Join us for a discussion of Jim Kristofic's Navajos Wear Nikes: A Reservation Life (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2011), available from the Santa Fe Public Library. Discussion Leader: Mary McElroy

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April 2018

Artist Demonstration with Randy Brokeshoulder

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Join us at the museum for a meet and greet and demonstration with well-known katsina carver Randy Brokeshoulder (Hopi/Navajo/Shawnee), the great-grandson of carver Guy Maktima and the son of carver Nick Brokeshoulder.

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Friends Program: Poetry Reading and Artist Talk with Max Early

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

“I write poetry to preserve thoughts and prayers that seem to be gradually going away. The younger generations have lost a great deal of knowledge from stories and legends that were only told orally. I write to keep these memories and moments alive for the next generations. I write to share what knowledge I possess to remember the morals and tales of our people.” - Max Early Laguna Pueblo poet and pottery artist Max Early will read selections from his…

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Friends Book Club: Inventing the Southwest

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

The Friends Book Club meets every 3rd Wednesday of September-November and January-April at 1:30 in the museum's library. All are welcome, including non-members and guests. Join us for a discussion of Kathleen L. Howard's and Diana F. Pardue's Inventing the Southwest: The Fred Harvey Company and Native American Art (Arizona: Northland Publishing Company, 1996), available from the Santa Fe Public Library. Discussion Leader: Eslee Kessler

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May 2018

Members’ Opening of Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie and Peshlakai Vision

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Museum members get the first look at the Wheelwright Museum's latest exhibitions at the private Members' Opening of Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie and Peshlakai Vision. Mix and mingle with other attendees and meet  featured artists Melanie Yazzie and Norbert Peshlakai. Hors d'oeuvres and other refreshments will be served. To become a member of the museum, visit http://wheelwright.org/join.

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Public Opening of Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie and Peshlakai Vision

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

All are invited to attend the free public opening of Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie and Peshlakai Vision. Special events include a panel discussion with Norbert Peshlakai, a pop-up shop with Melanie Yazzie’s work, and a magazine release party with First American Art Magazine.   Panel Discussion 1-2 p.m. Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library Join featured artist Norbert Peshlakai and exhibition organizer Ken Williams, Jr. for a panel discussion in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. First American Art Magazine Issue No.…

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First American Art Magazine Issue No. 19 Release Party

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join First American Art Magazine as they celebrate the release of their Summer 2018 issue! The release party coincides with the free public opening of Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie and Peshlakai Vision. Meet new friends and enjoy free magazines, refreshments, and the Wheelwright Museum's latest exhibitions!

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Friends Spring Fling at the Los Luceros Historic Property

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$50

The 2018 Spring Fling will kick off with a tour of the historic property of Los Luceros that was once owned by Mary Cabot Wheelwright herself. The tour will be led by Marie Markesteyn, who has lived in Los Luceros and knows its history. Afterwards, Norma Naranjo of The Feasting Place will cater a buffet-style luncheon. During the luncheon, we will be joined by Marie Markesteyn, Grace Valdez, Gilbert Vigil and others who have an intimate knowledge of the property…

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June 2018

Free First Sunday

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

On Sunday, June 3rd, admission to the Wheelwright Museum is free, from our regular hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.! Come view our two new exhibitions, Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie and Peshlakai Vision.

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Gelli Plate Printing Workshop with Melanie Yazzie

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$25

Join master printmaker Melanie Yazzie, whose work is currently on exhibition in Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie, for a Gelli printing workshop and take home your own monoprint. Space is limited!   To purchase a seat in the class, visit https://wheelwright.org/product/june-3rd-workshop/   For more information on Gelli Printing, visit https://www.gelliarts.com/.

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July 2018

Storytelling with Joe Hayes

July 21 @ 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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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Storytelling with Joe Hayes

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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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Storytelling with Joe Hayes

July 28 @ 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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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Español/English Linocut Printing Workshop with Melanie Yazzie

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$75

Choose from one of nine linocut blocks by Melanie Yazzie, assist in the printing process, and take home a print! (Participants will not be cutting their own linocuts.) Sign up for one of three 40-minute sessions with Melanie Yazzie! Available sessions are at 1 p.m., 1:50 p.m., and 2:40 p.m., Space is limited to nine people per session. Melanie will be available to explain the process in Spanish and English. SIGN UP NOW!

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Storytelling with Joe Hayes

July 29 @ 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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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August 2018

Storytelling with Joe Hayes

August 4 @ 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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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Storytelling with Joe Hayes

August 5 @ 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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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Storytelling with Joe Hayes

August 11 @ 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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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Storytelling with Joe Hayes

August 12 @ 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 08/12/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Storyteller Joe Hayes returns to the Wheelwright Museum with tales of the greater Southwest. Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds.

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