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.

June 2016
Francis Tafoya, Lone Deer, 1965. Exhibit
Wednesday, June 1–Friday, December 16, 2016, Free New Eyes: Visions of the Southwest from Childhood: Curated by Annie Brooke Lang, 2015-2016 Anne Ray Intern Paintings by youth artists offer a unique glimpse into everyday life. The IARC houses over 200 paintings and drawings by Native American youth, the youngest just six years old. These works display creativity and ingenuity, with many demonstrating technical skill rivalling work by adults.
August 2016
Kelli Jo Ford, 2016 Indigenous Writer-in-Residence Artist Talk
Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 5:30 pm, Free Public lecture and reception for Kelli Ford Kelli Ford is the 2016 Indigenous Writer-in-Residence at SAR and the recipient of the 2016 Elizabeth George Foundation Artistic Grant. While at SAR, she will be working on polishing up her book, Crooked Hallelujah.
Carol Emarthle-Douglas. Artist Talk
Thursday, August 4, 2016, 5:30 pm, Free Public lecture, reception, and open studio for Carol Emarthle-Douglas Emarthle-Douglas is a highly accomplished basketmaker, most recently the proud recipient of the Best of Show Award for the 2015 SWAIA Indian Market. In addition, her baskets have been exhibited throughout the United States and can be found in the collections of many museums, including the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY), Autry National Center (Los Angeles, CA), and Montclair Museum (Newark, NJ).
September 2016
IAF.2455, Maria Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, c. 1925, clay, 29.5 x 27.9 cm (11 5/8 x 11 in.). Field Trip
Friday, September 23, 2016, 8:00 pm–8:00 am, $255 per person (includes $20 donation to SAR) San Ildefonso Pueblo Ceramic Workshop with Erik Fender and Dr. Bruce Bernstein Limited to 17 people This all-day excursion will immerse participants in the traditional ceramics of San Ildefonso Pueblo, home to the famous twentieth-century artist Maria Martinez, creator of the distinctive black-on-black technique.
October 2016
Pueblo Bonito doorways at Chaco Canyon Field Trip
Friday, October 14–Sunday, October 16, 2016, $990 per person, double-occupancy (single supplement $125) (includes $20 donation to SAR) Archaeoastronomy of Chaco Canyon Limited to 17 people After an introductory lecture and showing of her films in Santa Fe, Dr. Sofaer will lead the group on a special tour of the major ruins of Chaco Canyon.
November 2016
Petroglyph at Comanche Gap, Galisteo Basin Field Trip
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:00 am–5:00 pm, $165 per person Rock Art and Ruins of the Galisteo Basin with Gary Hein Limited to 17 people Our full-day expedition will be led by Gary Hein, who has made a specialty of our region’s petroglyphs. Highlights include rock art near Pueblo Blanco, Galisteo Pueblo, Petroglyph Hill, and more.
February 2017
Detail of Group of a Thousand Columns, Chichén Itzá Archaeological Site,Yucatán Field Trip
Friday, February 10–Sunday, February 19, 2017, $5,025, double occupancy, w/o airfare. Price includes $500 donation to SAR. Yucatán: Maya Ruins and Fabulous Haciendas with Dr. William Saturno Limited to 14 participants. Following in the footsteps of the early SAR archaeologists in the Yucatán Peninsula, we will visit the ruins of Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Izamal, and Dzibilchaltun.

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