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704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
(505) 982-4636 https://wheelwright.org/

February 2015

FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Book Club: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

02/18/2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Timothy Egan's book Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis (NY: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012). The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. Everyone is invited and guests are welcome. All books are available at the Santa Fe Public Library. Discussion Leader: Margaret Neal

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March 2015

FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Museum Lecture Series: Jed Foutz

03/09/2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Jed Foutz is the owner of Shiprock Trading Company and a fifth generation trader who joined the family business at the age of six. Jed will discuss the historic era when trading posts were centers of commerce and economy in the American Southwest.   Unless otherwise indicated, all programs are held in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. Events are free to FRIENDS members. There is a $10 charge for non-members. Refreshments are served at 2:00 p.m. and programs begin at 2:30…

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FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Book Club: The King’s Lizard

03/18/2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Pamela Christie's book The King’s Lizard, A Tale of Murder and Deception in Old Santa Fe (Santa Fe: Wild Dog Books, 2010). The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. Everyone is invited and guests are welcome. All books are available at the Santa Fe Public Library. Discussion Leader: Flicka Brooke-Slade

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April 2015

FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Museum Lecture Series: Sheridan MacKnight

04/13/2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The work of Chippewa/Lakota ledger artist and jeweler Sheridan MacKnight appears in galleries and juried exhibitions throughout the western United States. Sheridan will speak about traditional ledger art of the Plains Indian tribes and her contemporary interpretations of the genre.   Unless otherwise indicated, all programs are held in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. Events are free to FRIENDS members. There is a $10 charge for non-members. Refreshments are served at 2:00 p.m. and programs begin at 2:30 p.m. FRIENDS-Only…

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FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Book Club: Searching for Beauty

04/15/2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for a discussion of Cheri Burns' book Searching for Beauty: The Life of Millicent Rogers (NY: St. Martin’s Press, 2011). The FRIENDS’ Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Mary Cabot Wheelwright Library. Everyone is invited and guests are welcome. All books are available at the Santa Fe Public Library. Discussion Leader: Joan Snader

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June 2015

Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry Opening: MEMBERS DAY

06/06/2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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  Our Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry will open on the weekend of June 6-7, 2015 with an all-day celebration for Wheelwright Museum members on June 6 and a Public Day on June 7, including demonstrations by jewelers. The new permanent gallery, devoted exclusively to jewelry and related traditions in the Southwest, will be the most important gallery of its type in the world, and our opening will be the most exciting museum event in Santa Fe in…

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Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry Opening: PUBLIC DAY

06/07/2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Our Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry will open on the weekend of June 6-7, 2015 with an all-day celebration for Wheelwright Museum members on June 6 and a Public Day on June 7, including demonstrations by jewelers. The new permanent gallery, devoted exclusively to jewelry and related traditions in the Southwest, will be the most important gallery of its type in the world, and our opening will be the most exciting museum event in Santa Fe in years.…

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July 2015

Free Admission for International Folk Art Attendees

07/11/2015 - 07/12/2015
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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On Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12, the Wheelwright Museum is offering free admission to attendees of the International Folk Art Market. Please present your ticket stub to the admissions desk on entry. The Museum will be open for extended hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Connoisseurship and Good Pie: Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art

07/25/2015 @ 10:00 am - 04/17/2016 @ 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$5.00

The Wheelwright presents "Connoisseurship and Good Pie: Ted Coe and Collecting Native Art," an exhibition in collaboration with the Ralph T. Coe Foundation, housing Coe's vast collection of tribal art. The show will explore Coe's contribution to the understanding and promotion of Native American arts, which took the form of landmark exhibitions and publications. Coe collected on road trips to remote areas across the United States. A legendary foodie, he was known to drive many miles out of his way…

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Fashion Art by Jamie Okuma

07/25/2015 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us at the Case Trading Post for a special Saturday artist talk and sales show with Jamie Okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone-Bannock). Jamie is an award-winning, multi-talented artist known for her impeccable beadwork, intricate soft sculptures of Indigenous peoples, and bold fashion designs and accessories. A variety of wearable works will be available for purchase after the talk.

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August 2015

Old Friends, New Faces 2015: New Works by Featured Artists

08/20/2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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On August 20th and 21st, the Case Trading Post will host our annual Old Friends, New Faces event, showcasing a variety of exceptional Native American artists. Our featured artists for this year are Jackie Larson Bread (Blackfeet), Mavasta Honyouti (Hopi), Richard Chavez (San Felipe Pueblo), and Jared Chavez (San Felipe Pueblo). On Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., our special featured artists will be present in the Case for a sales show of new, exciting work created especially for the…

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40th Annual Benefit Auction – Silent Auction and Live Auction Preview

08/20/2015 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the Wheelwright Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and one of Santa Fe’s most popular summer events! Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American art, including jewelry, textiles, pottery, katsina figures, folk art and more. For Thursday, we have the Silent Auction and Live Auction Preview; for Friday, we have the Collector's Table, the Live Auction Preview, and the Live Auction itself.   Thursday, August 20 Silent…

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Old Friends, New Faces 2015: Artist Demonstrations

08/21/2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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On August 20th and 21st, the Case Trading Post will host our annual Old Friends, New Faces event, showcasing a variety of exceptional Native American artists. On Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, join us for artist demonstrations on the museum patio. Come meet and greet the artists and learn more about their creative processes! Demonstrating artists include Kelly Church (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians), Felicia Fragua (Jemez Pueblo), Benjamin Harjo Jr. (Seminole/Absentee Shawnee), Timothy Talawepi…

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40th Annual Benefit Auction – Collector’s Table and Live Auction

08/21/2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the Wheelwright Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and one of Santa Fe’s most popular summer events! Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American art, including jewelry, textiles, pottery, katsina figures, folk art and more. For Thursday, we have the Silent Auction and Live Auction Preview; for Friday, we have the Collector's Table, the Live Auction Preview, and the Live Auction itself.   Friday, August 21 Collectors’…

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September 2015

FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Museum: Coronado Historic Site Tour (FRIENDS ONLY)

09/16/2015
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Tour of the Coronado Historic Site, including the partially reconstructed ruins of the ancient Pueblo of Kuaua. A park ranger will direct our visit to the site, and an interpretive trail will lead us to the kiva, which contains historic murals depicting early Pueblo life. Lunch at the Range Restaurant in Bernalillo will follow. Cost of lunch not included. FRIENDS-ONLY EVENT. Limited to 30 Friends.   SPECIFIC TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.  

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January 2016

FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Art Studio Series: Cippy CrazyHorse

01/28/2016 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$50

Join the Friends at the studio of award-winning master jeweler Cippy CrazyHorse (Cochiti). CrazyHorse has garnered his share of ribbons at the SWAIA Indian Market in Santa Fe over the course of the past 35 years. He is considered a "Master Silversmith" and his work is in numerous collections and books on Native American jewelry. Born Cipriano Quintana to renowned jewelers Terecita and Joe H. Quintana, Cippy CrazyHorse has carried on the classic traditional Pueblo design his parents started. To these…

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February 2016

FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Book Club: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven

02/17/2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven book cover

Join us for a discussion of Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fight Fight in Heaven (New York: Grove Press, 2005). 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. All books are available at the Santa Fe Public Library. Discussion Leader: Margaret Neal

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FRIENDS of the Wheelwright Art Studio Series: Keri Ataumbi

02/26/2016 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join the Friends at the studio of award-winning jeweler Keri Ataumbi (Kiowa). Keri Ataumbi and her sister Teri Greeves were the MIAC Living Treasures for 2015. Both artists produce museum-quality work. Keri was raised on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming and from an early age was exposed to both traditional Native American aesthetics and contemporary art theory and practice. Her Kiowa mother ran a trading post and her Italian-American father is famous for his bronze sculptures. Keri attended Rhode…

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June 2016

Public Opening Day for Two New Exhibitions!

06/12/2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian is pleased to announce the opening of two exhibitions on June 12, 2016! In the Main Gallery: Jicarilla: Home Near the Heart of the World Through April 16, 2017 A major exhibition of the work of Jicarilla Apache artists, with emphasis on basketry, micaceous pottery, and beadwork. Planned in collaboration with the Jicarilla Apache Nation; its Arts and Crafts Department and Archives Department; and the Center of Southwest Studies at Ft. Lewis College,…

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July 2016

Free Admission First Sunday of the Month

07/03/2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 12/04/2016

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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Free Admission Weekend for International Folk Art Market Attendees

07/09/2016 @ 10:00 am - 07/10/2016 @ 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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On Saturday, July 9, and Sunday, July 10, the Wheelwright Museum will offer free admission to attendees of the International Folk Art Market. Please present your ticket stub to the admissions desk on entry. The museum is open regular hours, from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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August 2016

Free Admission to Exhibitions

08/18/2016 @ 10:00 am - 08/19/2016 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 08/19/2016

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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On Thursday, August 18, and Friday, August 19, we will be offering free admission to the museum. Come check out our current exhibitions! We will be open for extended hours on Thursday from 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m., and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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41st ANNUAL BENEFIT AUCTION: Silent Auction and Live Auction Preview

08/18/2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the Wheelwright Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and one of Santa Fe’s most popular summer events! Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American art, including jewelry, textiles, pottery, katsina figures, folk art, basketry, beadwork, fetishes, sculpture, mixed media, and more. On Thursday, bid on items or buy them outright in our Silent Auction. On Friday, stop by the Collectors' Table for great deals, then head over…

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Old Friends, New Faces 2016: Artist Demonstrations

08/19/2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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From August 17-19, the Case Trading Post, our museum shop, is proud to present Old Friends, New Faces, an annual multi-day event showcasing work by exceptional Native American artists. Come support Indigenous art!  Artist Demonstrations -- Join us for artist demonstrations on the museum patio from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Come meet and greet the artists and learn more about their creative processes! Demonstrating Artists: Kelly Church(Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Ojibwe) Felicia Fragua (Jemez Pueblo) Carlton Gallegos…

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41st ANNUAL BENEFIT AUCTION: Collector’s Table and Live Auction

08/19/2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free

Join us for the Wheelwright Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year, and one of Santa Fe’s most popular summer events! Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American art, including jewelry, textiles, pottery, katsina figures, folk art, basketry, beadwork, fetishes, sculpture, mixed media, and more. On Thursday, bid on items or buy them outright in our Silent Auction. On Friday, stop by the Collectors' Table for great deals, then head over…

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September 2016

Museum Hill Community Day

09/25/2016
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the third annual Museum Hill Community Day on Sunday, September 25, presented by the Museum Hill Partners: the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, and the National Park Service. Museum Hill will be buzzing with activity from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.! Here at the Wheelwright Museum, we have facepainting, storytelling by Joe…

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October 2016

Friends of the Wheelwright Museum Mesa Prieta Day Trip Fundraiser

10/03/2016 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$95

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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November 2016

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

11/14/2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Reservations Required Shelden belongs to the Ollero clan, sometimes referred to as the mountain people-pottery makers. His interest in the art of pottery started at an early age and being presented with opportunities to learn from established potters such as Lydia Pesata (Jicarilla Apache), and Felipe Ortega, a potter of Jicarilla descent. The desire to produce beautiful pottery pieces was already in place as his great-great-great-grandmother, O’Ha Montoya, who lived on the plains and mountains surrounding Cimarron, New Mexico, possessed…

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January 2017

Free Admission + Corn-Husk Doll Workshop

01/08/2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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In addition to being a free admission day on Sunday, January 8th, we will have a corn husk doll making workshop with staff member Neebin Southall (Ojibwe) and artist America Meredith (Cherokee) in the classroom from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.! Mark the date for an afternoon of low-pressure fun! All ages welcome.

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February 2017

Artist Demonstration with Master Katsina Doll Carver Kevin Pochoema

02/05/2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Meet virtuoso Hopi carver Kevin Pochoema and gain insight into the creation of his masterful katsina sculptures. Artist demonstration will take place in the museum's classroom downstairs from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Kevin is from the Greasewood and Roadrunner clan, from the village of Bacavi on the Hopi Reservation. He was born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona, and would visit his grandmother in Bacavi on the weekends as a child. Kevin began carving along with his brothers as a boy.…

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March 2017

Free First Sunday

03/05/2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 01/07/2018

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Every first Sunday of the month, museum admission is free to all visitors! Free First Sundays will also frequently have an event scheduled; check the calendar listings for special events.

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Artist Demonstration and Coloring Party with Benjamin Harjo, Jr.

03/12/2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Meet Absentee Shawnee/Seminole artist Benjamin Harjo, Jr., known for his bold and colorful paintings, drawings, and prints. Color and take home a design! All ages are welcome. Event is held downstairs in the Classroom from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Museum admission is FREE from our regular hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Friends Program: James A. McGrath — The Early Years at IAIA

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 A. McGrath has contributed to the growth of students both here in Santa Fe and all over the world. In 1962, James A. 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 served in various capacities: he taught classes, served as art director, and even presided as…

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Maxwell Museum Day Trip Fundraiser

03/24/2017
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$50

Join the Friends for a Day Trip Fundraiser! On March 24, 2017, we will travel to Albuquerque to visit the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, stop for lunch at the Church Street Cafe and then go shopping in Old Town! We will have a docent led tour of the Peoples of the Southwest exhibit, and then be taken "behind the scenes" to tour the museum's collections by two of the Maxwell Museum's collections managers. The trip is open to both museum…

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April 2017

Micaceous Pottery Demonstration with Shelden Nuñez-Velarde

04/02/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Meet Jicarilla Apache artist Shelden Nuñez-Velarde as he demonstrates his process of making micaceous pottery! The event will take place downstairs in the museum's classroom from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Shelden Nuñez-Velarde is a skilled, multi-talented artist, working in micaceous pottery, basketry, beadwork, and regalia. In his dedication to these art forms, Shelden Nuñez-Velarde actively promotes the arts and culture of his Jicarilla Apache people. Museum admission is FREE from our regular hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Lecture by Dr. B. Sunday Eiselt — Becoming White Clay: The Hidden History and Archaeology of the Jicarilla Apache prior to Reservation Confinement in Northern New Mexico

04/13/2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Reservations required. Lecture: Becoming White Clay: The Hidden History and Archaeology of the Jicarilla Apache prior to Reservation Confinement in Northern New Mexico Following their expulsion from the Plains in the late 16th century, the Jicarilla Apache of New Mexico thrived in the hidden spaces located between Pueblo and Spanish settlement for nearly 200 years prior to their confinement on the Dulce reservation.   This lecture considers the impacts of Plains Indian violence and European contact on the Jicarilla Apache, whose…

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May 2017

Members’ Opening of Beads: A Universe of Meaning

05/13/2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Museum members will get an exclusive look at the latest exhibition in the Klah Gallery, Beads: A Universe of Meaning. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres catered by Norma Naranjo (Ohkay Owingeh) of The Feasting Place, among other refreshments. Works by Jackie Larson Bread (Blackfeet) will be available for purchase in the Case Trading Post. (Jackie will be unable to attend the event.)

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Public Opening of Beads: A Universe of Meaning

05/14/2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the free public opening of Beads: A Universe of Meaning and be sure to stop by to see an artist demonstration by LaShawn Rose Medicine Horn from 1-4 p.m. Beads: A Universe of Meaning traces the history of imported glass beads as a medium of exchange, artistic expression, and identity for indigenous peoples throughout North America. It features garments, articles of adornment, and works of art dating from circa 1850 to the present, and examines the ways…

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June 2017

Meet and Greet with Fashion Designer Orlando Dugi

06/04/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Meet fashion designer Orlando Dugi (Navajo), known for his elegant couture gowns and accessories adorned with exquisite embroidery and beadwork. In addition to being seen on the runway, Orlando Dugi’s designs have won awards and have been featured in a number of publications and exhibitions. Striking beaded accessories were featured in the Wheelwright Museum’s exhibition It’s in the Details: Kenneth Williams and Orlando Dugi, and Orlando's work is currently on tour in the Peabody Essex Museum’s heralded traveling exhibition Native…

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July 2017

80th Birthday Party

07/08/2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Come celebrate the oldest museum on Museum Hill, founded in 1937! We will be offering free admission to the museum, docent tours, artist demonstrations, dance performances, and a 20% off sale in the Case Trading Post. CAKE AND COMMENTS AT 1:30 P.M. Featured artist demonstrators: Wendy Boivin (Menominee) - Beadwork Rowena Mora (Jicarilla Apache) - Basketry Shelden Nuñez-Velarde (Jicarilla Apache) - Micaceous Pottery Kevin Pochoema (Hopi) - Katsina Carvings Norbert Peshlakai (Navajo) - Silversmithing Featured Dance Group: Black Mesa Dance…

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Here Comes the Storyteller!

07/22/2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until 08/13/2017

Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Santa Fe’s premier storyteller Joe Hayes is back with stirring tales of the greater Southwest. A favorite events for all ages! Please bring a chair or blanket for festival seating on the museum grounds. Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7 p.m.: July 22, 23, 29 and 30; August 5, 6, 12, and 13.  

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August 2017

42nd Annual Benefit Auction: Online Auction

08/01/2017 - 08/11/2017
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American and Southwestern art, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, folk art and more. New this year is an online silent auction from August 1-11. See www.wheelwright.org/auction for details.  

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Old Friends, New Faces: Jewelry Collection Showcase

08/17/2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Jewelry Collection Showcase Thursday, August 17, 11 a.m. –1 p.m. in the Case Trading Post The Case Trading Post presents a selection of jewelry for sale by renowned Native jewelers Charles Loloma (Hopi), Richard Chavez (San Felipe), Edith Tsabetsaye (Zuni), and other artists. The Case Trading Post, our museum shop, presents their annual Old Friends, New Faces, a multi-day event to coincide with the annual auction, showcasing work by exceptional Native American artists. Support Indigenous art! A free shuttle and…

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42nd Annual Benefit Auction: Silent Auction

08/17/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 08/18/2017 @ 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American and Southwestern art, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, folk art and more. 3–5 p.m. Silent Auction and Live Auction Preview in the Tent Join us for the Silent Auction! Bid on items or buy them outright. Last table closes at 4:30 p.m. Parking: In addition to parking at the museum, a free shuttle and offsite parking will be available at the First…

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42nd Annual Benefit Auction: Live Auction

08/18/2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Each year the Wheelwright Museum’s Annual Benefit Auction offers the finest in historic and contemporary Native American and Southwestern art, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, folk art and more. 10 a.m.–noon Live Auction Preview Preview the Live Auction pieces in the Auction Tent on site. Noon–3 p.m. Live Auction Get ready to bid on quality, high-end Native American art! Parking: In addition to parking at the museum, a free shuttle and offsite parking will be available at the First…

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Old Friends, New Faces: Artist Demonstrations

08/18/2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Artist Demonstrations Friday, August 18, 9 a.m. – 12 noon on the Museum Patio The Case Trading Post, our museum shop, presents their annual Old Friends, New Faces, a multi-day event to coincide with the annual auction. Meet exceptional Native artists and see how they make their work! Featured demonstrators include Darance Chimerica (Hopi), Kelly Church (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Ojibwa), Felicia Fragua (Jemez Pueblo), Carlton Gallegos (Santa Ana Pueblo), Benjamin Harjo, Jr. (Absentee Shawnee/Seminole), Mary Jacobs (Seneca),…

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September 2017

Museum Hill Community Day

09/24/2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Join us for the annual Museum Hill Community Day on Sunday, September 24, presented by the Museum Hill Partners: the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, and the National Park Service. All ages are welcome. Activities and admission at all institutions are FREE! The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo 9 am –…

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October 2017

Meet and Greet with Erik Fender

10/01/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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For our October first Free Sunday, join us at the Wheelwright Museum for a meet and greet with San Ildefonso pottery artist Erik Fender (Than Tsideh) from 1 to 4 p.m. in the museum's classroom! Erik will demonstrate the making of his pottery.

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Friends Lecture: The Next Generation at the Wheelwright Museum

10/09/2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free – $10

From studies in Indigenous California basketry to modeling Native fashion on the runway, see what unique backgrounds four staff members bring to the Wheelwright Museum. Representing various facets of the museum, they will share a snapshot of their interests, involvements, and work responsibilities. Gain insight into the experiences of this younger generation participating in the museum world, and how they contribute to the culture and functioning of the Wheelwright Museum. Ashley Baranyk, our Collections Manager, has worked with the National…

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November 2017

Tiny Treasures Online Auction

11/19/2017 - 12/10/2017
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Wheelwright Museum presents the Tiny Treasures Online Auction, just in time for the holidays! The online auction, running from November 19 - December 10, features miniature works by Native American artists, including fetishes, carvings, jewelry, and more. Proceeds support the Museum's exhibitions and educational programming.   View the Tiny Treasures Online Auction now!

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December 2017

Meet & Greet with Benjamin Harjo, Jr.

12/10/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Stop by the Case Trading Post for a meet and greet with Benjamin Harjo, Jr. (Absentee Shawnee/Seminole)! Ben will be signing coloring books featuring his designs, available exclusively through the Case Trading Post. New works by Harjo will also be available for purchase. Event is free.

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January 2018

Artist Demonstration with Leah Mata

01/07/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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For our January Free First Sunday of the month, we are pleased to have Leah Mata (yak tityu tityu Northern Chumash) lead a demonstration from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the museum classroom. Visitors will learn about the materials and cultural significance of her beautiful coastal California jewelry and regalia. She will bring examples of Chumash style dresses that combine California resources such as shells, feathers, pine nuts, and buckskin, as well as imported glass beads. About the artist: Leah Mata…

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Friends Program: Peterson Yazzie Presentation & Book Signing

01/08/2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Free – $10

Please join the Friends of the Wheelwright Museum for a presentation by Peterson Yazzie, a Navajo artist, illustrator, and educator from Greasewood Springs, Arizona. Yazzie will speak about how the Navajo culture and his personal experiences are the foundation of his work. He will also be signing copies of a children's book that he illustrated, The Hogan that Great-Grandfather Built, published by Salina Bookshelf of Flagstaff, AZ. Yazzie’s painting literally starts with a splash of paint sparked by an idea. The…

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Soft Opening of Eye Candy: Visual Treats from the Permanent Collection

01/20/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Stop by for the soft opening of our exhibition Eye Candy: Visual Treats from the Permanent Collection, on view in the Schultz Gallery!

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February 2018

Meet & Greet with Liz Wallace

02/04/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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"Try the Tribolites" Cuff by Liz Wallace

Join us on our free First Sunday at the Wheelwright Museum for a special meet and greet from 2-4 p.m. with jeweler Liz Wallace (Navajo/Washo/Maidu), one of the artists included in "Eye Candy: Visual Treats from the Permanent Collection," opening January 20th in the Schultz Gallery. Her work is also permanently on view in our Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry's Martha Hopkins Struever Gallery. In 2011, Liz Wallace had her own exhibition at the Wheelwright Museum, "Nature Nurtures:…

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Case Trading Post 20% Off Members’ Sale

02/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 02/18/2018 @ 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Museum members take 20% off most items in our shop, the Case Trading Post, both in store and online at www.wheelwright.org/shop, from February 9-18, 2018! Usual exclusions apply. Discount does not apply to some specially marked items. All sales final. To become a member, visit www.wheelwright.org/join If you need any assistance, please contact the Case Trading Post at 505-982-4636 ext. 110 or 800-607-4636 ext. 110, or by email at casetradingpost@wheelwright.org.

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Friends Program: Gerald Lomaventema and Mentees

02/12/2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Gerald Lomaventema, a well-known Hopi jeweler from Shungopavi on Second Mesa, Arizona, will present a talk on the history of Hopi silversmithing, how it ties in to Hopi work today and his involvement in mentoring younger Hopi in the present day. Gerald, who trained at the formerly existing Hopi Co-op Guild, recognized the need for training younger Hopi in the traditional overlay technique, and has been successful in finding grants to underwrite his endeavor. Darrin Kuwanhongva and Cordell Sakeva, two of…

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March 2018

Lecture and Sale with Franklin Carillo

03/04/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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For our first Free Sunday, join us downstairs in the museum’s classroom for a lecture by jeweler Franklin Carrillo (Laguna/Seneca/Choctaw), whose work is currently on view in Eye Candy: Visual Treats from the Permanent Collection. Jewelry by Carrillo will be available for sale after the talk. Artist Statement: The "Canyon de Chelly," the "Mimbres Feathered Serpent," the "Rainbird," and the "Chaco Canyon," are names used to identify some of the link bracelets made in silver and gold metal, inlaid with…

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Douglas Preston Lecture and Book Signing

03/12/2018 @ 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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April 2018

Artist Demonstration with Randy Brokeshoulder

04/08/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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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

04/09/2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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“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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May 2018

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

05/12/2018 @ 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

05/13/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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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

05/13/2018 @ 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

05/22/2018 @ 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

06/03/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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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

06/03/2018 @ 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

07/21/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

07/22/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

07/28/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

07/29/2018 @ 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

07/29/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

08/04/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

08/05/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

08/11/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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

08/12/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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From the Sketchbooks of T.C. Cannon Part 2

08/15/2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Case Trading Post presents a sales show of work from the T.C. Cannon Estate, including previously unseen pieces. This is a rare opportunity to obtain artwork by master artist Tommy Wayne "T.C." Cannon.

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Jewelry Collection Showcase 2018

08/16/2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Case Trading Post presents a sales show of Native jewelry, including work by Richard Chavez, Denise Wallace, Raymond Sequaptewa, Roy Talahaftewa, and others. See what Case Trading Post manager Ken Williams has saved over the year!

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First Timers: Miniature Katsinas by Randy Brokeshoulder

08/16/2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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Meet katsina carver Randy Brokeshoulder (Hopi/Navajo/Shawnee) at this special sales event at the Case Trading Post. Come see the first exclusive miniature katsinam Randy has carved at the request of Case Trading Post manager Ken Williams, Jr.

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43rd Annual Benefit Auction: Silent Auction

08/16/2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The 43rd Annual Benefit Auction features contemporary and historic Native American and Southwestern art, including  jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, and folk art. The Silent Auction is on Thursday, August 16, from 3-5 p.m., with the last table closing at 4:30 p.m.

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Old Friends, New Faces: Artist Demonstrations

08/17/2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Case Trading Post, our museum shop, presents their annual Old Friends, New Faces, a multi-day event to coincide with the annual auction. Join us on Friday, August 17, from 9 a.m. to noon on the museum patio, and meet exceptional Native artists and see how they make their work!

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43rd Annual Benefit Auction: Live Auction Preview and Live Auction

08/17/2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The 43rd Annual Benefit Auction features contemporary and historic Native American and Southwestern art, including  jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, and folk art. The Live Auction Preview is from 10 a.m.–noon, and the Live Auction is from noon–3 p.m.

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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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Museum Hill Community Day

09/23/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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The Wheelwright Museum will be hosting the following activities: Sky City Buffalo Elk Dance Group 10:00 a.m. and Noon Craft Sessions for Children 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Screenprinting with Melanie Yazzie 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Storytelling with Joe Hayes 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Click image to view Museum Hill schedule.

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October 2018

October First Free Sunday

10/07/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

This is your last day to view our current exhibits: Memory Weaving: Works by Melanie Yazzie Peshlakai Vision

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Museum Clean Up (Closed to Public)

10/29/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

The Wheelwright Museum will be closed to the public on Monday, October 29, 2018.  As we prepare for our new exhibit opening we want to make our facility is clean for our guests. We will open Tuesday, October 30 with our regular hours (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

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November 2018

First Free Sunday: Opening – Rose B. Simpson + Bob Haozous

11/04/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Public opening for our new exhibits.   LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous

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December 2018

Closing Early: Christmas Eve (2:00 P.M.)

12/24/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

The Wheelwright Museum and Case Trading Post will close at 2:00 P.M. on Christmas Eve.

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CLOSING EARLY DUE TO WEATHER (12/26 – 2:00 P.M.)

12/26/2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

The Wheelwright Museum is closing early due to hazardous driving conditions.  We want our staff to get home safe.

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Closing Early: New Years Eve (2:00 P.M.)

12/31/2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

The Wheelwright Museum and Case Trading Post will close at 2:00 P.M. on December 31, 2018.

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January 2019

Closed New Years Day

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

The Wheelwright Museum will be closed on New Years Day. We will be open the next day, Jan 2, 2019 at 10:00 A.M.

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Free First Sunday

January 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
Free

Take advantage of free admission and experience our exhibits!  Don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post. Click exhibit titles to learn about the work on exhibit: LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry (Permanent Exhibit)

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February 2019

Free First Sunday (February)

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

Take advantage of free admission and experience our exhibits! Don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post. Click exhibit titles to learn about the work on exhibit: LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry (Permanent Exhibit)

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March 2019

Free First Sunday: March 2019

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

Take advantage of free admission and experience our exhibits! Don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post. Click exhibit titles to learn about the work on exhibit: LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry (Permanent Exhibit)

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April 2019

Free First Sunday: April 2019 + Student Talk with Golga Oscar (Yup’ik)

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

Take advantage of free admission and experience our exhibits! Don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post. Click exhibit titles to learn about the work on exhibit: LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry (Permanent Exhibit) Student Talk with Golga Oscar (Yup'ik) Artist Golga Oscar was born and raised in Kasigluk, Alaska.  His first language is Yup'ik and he learned English in the third grade.  At the…

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May 2019

Free First Sunday + Student Talk with Chad “Little Coyote” Yellowjohn

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

Take advantage of free admission and experience our exhibits! Don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post. Click exhibit titles to learn about the work on exhibit: LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry (Permanent Exhibit) Student Talk with Chad "Little Coyote" Yellowjohn 1:00 P.M. & 3:00 PM Presentation Photo courtesy of artist. Chad "Little Coyote" Yellowjohn is Shoshone-Bannock/Spokane. He was raised in Ione, Washington. As a…

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June 2019

Free First Sunday + Student Talk Series

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

Take advantage of free admission and experience our exhibits! Don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post. Click exhibit titles to learn about the work on exhibit: LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry (Permanent Exhibit) Student Talk Series Featured artist will be announced soon!

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July 2019

Free First Sunday (July)

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheelwright Museum, 704 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States

Take advantage of free admission and experience our exhibits! Don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post. Click exhibit titles to learn about the work on exhibit: LIT: The Work of Rose B. Simpson Old Man Looking Backward: Bob Haozous Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry (Permanent Exhibit) Student Talk Series Featured artist will be announced soon!

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Storytelling with Joe Hayes

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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