Calendar

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.

January 2016
Untitled work on paper by Qincy Tahoma, Diné (Navajo), 1944. Exhibit
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.
May 2016
Jennifer Himmelreich and Annie Brooke Lang Colloquium
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 12:00–1:00 pm, Free IARC Intern Presentations Jennifer Himmelreich and Annie Brooke Lang, Indian Arts Research Center, SAR Ms. Himmelreich’s presentation examines the use of New Media projects within indigenous communities, and shares both promising practices as well as ideas for thoughtful, sustainable use of the technologies that have exploded around us.

Ms. Brooke Lang’s presentation explores the creation, decline, and preservation of the art of the Tesuque Rain Gods and whether they can be defined as traditional art forms.
Carol Stanley and Jack Lambert Sparks
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 3:00–4:00 pm, $5 admission fee In the Company of Women: Jack Lambert and the Ladies of the Canyons Presenter: Lesley Poling-Kempes Jack Lambert played a prominent role in the Santa Fe life of sisters Elizabeth and Martha White. He was the manager of the estate they fondly called El Delirio, the home of SAR since 1973. Jack’s adventures with other equally plucky eastern ladies is the topic of this tale by author Lesley Poling-Kempes. Register online here.
Arroyo Hondo Pueblo rendering Field Trip
Thursday, May 19, 2016, 11:00 am–4:00 pm, $150 per person Arroyo Hondo Pueblo: The Story Continues… This field trip will explore a spectacular and varied environment, including the layout and growth of farmland near the Pueblo, Pueblo life in the 14th Century, the crises faced by the inhabitants, and how the Pueblo finally became a ruin.
Arroyo Hondo Pueblo rendering Field Trip
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 11:00 am–4:00 pm, $150 per person Arroyo Hondo Pueblo: The Story Continues… This field trip will explore a spectacular and varied environment, including the layout and growth of farmland near the Pueblo, Pueblo life in the 14th Century, the crises faced by the inhabitants, and how the Pueblo finally became a ruin.
Rabbit Hunter Artist Talk
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 5:30 pm, Free Kathleen Wall Artist Talk, Reception, and Open Studio RSVP to (505) 954-7205 or iarc[at]sarsf.org by Monday, May 23. Join the School for Advanced Research on May 26 to hear about her experience as the 2016 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow. The evening will conclude with a visit to the Dubin Studio to see Wall's work.
June 2016
Black micaceous water jar, by Lonnie Vigil. Field Trip
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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