Lectures, symposiums, artist open houses, colloquiums, field trips, and many other events are regularly sponsored by the School for Advanced Research (SAR). These are available to SAR members, and many also are open to the general public. All upcoming events are listed below.
Friday, January 1–Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Free Lenora's Legacy: Recognizing Artistry in Native American Easel Painting Curated by Jennifer Himmelreich, 2015-2016 Anne Ray Intern. Lenora Scott Muse Curtain was part of a family of women who supported and encouraged Native artists. She was taught by her mother, Eva Scott Fényes, a prolific artist herself, to appreciate other artistic talents. As a young woman, Fényes began commissioning work from the artists she admired. Curtain magnified her and Fényes’s collection, focusing it into five major themes: Koshares, Animals, Ceremonies, Home Life, and Miscellany.
Thursday, June 9, 2016, 9:00 am–3:00 pm, $250 per person Lonnie Vigil – The Master of Micaceous Clay On this field trip Lonnie takes you on his personal journey from Washington, D.C. back to Nambe Pueblo, leaving a career in financial and business consulting, and finding his soul’s work in micaceous clay. He will demonstrate how he works with clay as he creates a pot before your eyes.
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