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December 2019

Museum Closed: Christmas Day

12/25/2019
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

The Wheelwright Museum is closed in observance of Christmas. We will be open tomorrow, Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM.

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Museum Closed: New Years Eve

12/31/2019
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

The Wheelwright Museum will be closed for New Years Eve. We will be open, Thursday, January 2, 2019 at 10: 00 AM.

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January 2020

Museum Closed: New Years Day

January 1
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

The Wheelwright Museum will be closed in observance on New Years. We will be open tomorrow, Thursday, January 2, 2019 at 10: 00 AM.

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Free First Sunday: January 2020

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

Take advantage of free admission! See our latest exhibits and visit our museum store: Case Trading Post.   Laughter & Resilience: Humor in Native American Art Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Daniel E. Prall Collection Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry

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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

Free First Sunday: February 2020

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Take advantage of free admission! See our latest exhibits and visit our museum store: Case Trading Post. Laughter & Resilience: Humor in Native American Art Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Daniel E. Prall Collection Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry

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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

Free First Sunday: March 2020

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Take advantage of free admission! See our latest exhibits and visit our museum store: Case Trading Post. Laughter & Resilience: Humor in Native American Art Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Daniel E. Prall Collection Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry

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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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POSTPONED – Curator’s Circle/Artist Salon: Linda Lomahaftewa & Chaz John

March 19 @ 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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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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POSTPONED – Curator’s Circle:Norman Akers & Tom Farris

April 16 @ 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

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

Curator’s Circle: Cara Romero & Diego Romero

May 14 @ 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

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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