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April 2020

POSTPONED – Curator’s Circle:Norman Akers & Tom Farris

04/16/2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
Free

Please join us for a series of informal artist salons called the Curator’s Circle held during the noon hour at the Wheelwright Museum Library. Exhibition artists will discuss their practice and respective work in Wheelwright Museum exhibitions, Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art and Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Dan Eugene Prall Collection which are currently on display. A docent tour of exhibitions will follow at 1:30pm for those interested. This event is open and free to…

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CANCELED – Friends Studio Tour: Santo Domingo Pueblo

04/23/2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
704 Camino Lejo

Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
$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

Curator’s Circle: Cara Romero & Diego Romero

05/14/2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wheelwright Library, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, 87505
Free

Please join us for a series of informal artist salons called the Curator’s Circle held during the noon hour at the Wheelwright Museum Library. Exhibition artists will discuss their practice and respective work in Wheelwright Museum exhibitions, Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art and Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Dan Eugene Prall Collection which are currently on display. A docent tour of exhibitions will follow at 1:30pm for those interested. This event is open and free to…

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CANCELED – Friends Studio Tour: Laguna Pueblo

05/27/2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
704 Camino Lejo

Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
$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

06/18/2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
704 Camino Lejo

Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

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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July 2020

The Curator’s Circle: Eliza Naranjo Morse

07/29/2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Virtual event on Zoom. The Curator’s Circle is currently an online Wheelwright Museum public program series that will feature artist Eliza Naranjo Morse (Santa Clara Pueblo). The Wheelwright Museum recently commissioned a new mural entitled, All Together. Making Our Way. Everyday. Medicine: Eliza Naranjo Morse for the staircase which features over 30 feet of two-story walls. Naranjo Morse will give us a sneak peek of the new mural, and talk about her process and intentions with Chief Curator, Andrea R. Hanley. The…

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September 2020

Friends Book Club: “Medicine Women” by Jim Kristofic (Register)

09/16/2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom All are welcome, non-members and guests! The Friends Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month, from September through November and January through April, at 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends as they discuss the book Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School. Author, Jim Kristofic, will lead the discussion.   To learn more about the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum and other scheduled book club events, click the button below.

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October 2020

Friends Book Club – “Heart Berries: A Memoir”

10/21/2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom. Join the Friends Book Club for a discussion on Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot.

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Curator’s Circle: Norman Akers & Tom Farris (Register)

10/22/2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom. Chief Curator, Andrea R. Hanley (Navajo), will lead this virtual discussion with exhibition artists on their art practice and respective work in Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art and Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Daniel E. Prall Collection.    Norman Akers is a citizen of the Osage Nation from the Grayhorse District. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting at the University of Kansas. Previous teaching experiences include the Institute of…

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November 2020

Curator’s Circle: Linda Lomahaftewa & Chaz John (Register)

11/05/2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom Chief Curator, Andrea R. Hanley (Navajo), will lead this virtual discussion with exhibition artists on their art practice and respective work in Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art and Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Daniel E. Prall Collection.  Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi-Choctaw) is a printmaker, painter, and mixed-media artist based in Santa Fe, NM, who specializes in monotype and mixed-media work. She participated in numerous exhibitions, including the Heard Museum, AZ, the National Museum of…

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Virtual Friends Lecture: Emerald Tanner – “Creating through Covid”

11/12/2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

The presentation hosted on Zoom. Emerald Tanner Tanner's Indian Art  Creating Through Covid A Special Presentation for The Friends of the Wheelwright by Emerald Tanner (Tanner’s Indian Arts) Gallup, New Mexico, is a central mercantile for thousands of Native American Artisans of the Great American Southwest.  It has been our pleasure to work for and with local Native American talent to create one-of-a-kind, fine American Indian Art for generations.  As a descendent of a long line of Southwest Traders and turquoise miners,…

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Friends Book Club: “Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert”

11/18/2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom. Join the Friends Book Club for a discussion on Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert, My Life Among the Navajo People by Erica M. Elliott, M.D.

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December 2020

Curator’s Circle: Cara Romero & Diego Romero (Register)

12/03/2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Chief Curator, Andrea R. Hanley (Navajo), will lead this virtual discussion with exhibition artists on their art practice and respective work in Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art and Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Daniel E. Prall Collection.  Cara Romero (Chemehuevi) is a contemporary fine art photographer raised between contrasting settings: the rural Chemehuevi reservation in the Mojave Desert of California and Houston's urban sprawl Texas. Romero’s identity informs her photography, a blend of fine art and…

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January 2021

Curator’s Circle: Gerald McMaster (Register)

January 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom Chief Curator, Andrea R. Hanley (Navajo), will lead a virtual discussion with exhibition artist Gerald McMaster on his art practice and respective work in our current exhibition, Laughter and Resilience: Humor in Native American Art. Gerald McMaster – curator, artist, author, and professor – is Tier 1 Canada Research of Indigenous Visual Culture and Curatorial Practice and director of the Wapatah: Centre for Indigenous Visual Knowledge at OCAD University. Dr. McMaster has over 30 years of international…

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Friends Book Club: Navajo Sandpaintings (Register)

January 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom. Join the Friends Book Club for a discussion on Navajo Sandpaintings by Mark Bahti with Eugene Baatsoslanii Joe.

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February 2021

Friends Book Club: “The Bean Trees” (Register)

February 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom. Join the Friends Book Club for a discussion on The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver.

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March 2021

Friends Book Club: “Turquoise in America” (Register)

March 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom Join the Friends Book Club for a discussion on Turquoise in America Part Two, 1920–1990 by Mike Ryan and Philip Chambless.   Discussion Leader: Mike Ryan

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Indigenous Women: Border Matters (Virtual Opening) – Register!

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

This event is hosted on Zoom. Chief Curator Andrea R. Hanley (Navajo) will host a special virtual opening March 19, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Register online to get a sneak peek of the exhibition, watch a video message from New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland, and learn more from the exhibition artists. The Wheelwright Museum presents Indigenous Women: Border Matters, a new exhibition opening to the public on March 20, 2021. The exhibition features a timely look at four Indigenous women…

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April 2021

Virtual Opening – “Shonto Begay: Eyes of the World” (Register)

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

HOSTED ON ZOOM The Wheelwright Museum presents Shonto Begay: Eyes of the World, a new exhibition opening April 10, 2021. The exhibit features over 40 works by Navajo Neo-Impressionist artist Shonto Begay. Autobiographical in nature, Begay’s work visually narrates his connection to the landscape, personal histories, and Navajo cosmology.   Join us for our virtual opening to get a sneak peek of the exhibition, watch a video message from the 24th Navajo Nation Council Speaker Seth Damon, and meet the…

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Friends Book Club: “Navajo Autumn: A Navajo Nation Mystery” (Register)

April 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Event, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Hosted on Zoom Join the Friends Book Club for a discussion on Navajo Autumn: A Navajo Nation Mystery by R. Allen Chappell.   Discussion Leader: Flicka Slade

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