Cynthia Chavez Lamar

2014, November 13–14
Conservation Seminar III, Group PhotoIARC SeminarConservation Seminar lllA third seminar in the Collaborative Conservation of Indigenous Collections series was held at the SAR IARC November 13-14, 2014. The seminar was organized to plan an April 2015 pilot workshop on the collaborative conservation and collections stewardship to be held at the Haakú Museum in Acoma Pueblo. Collaborative planning of the workshop included tribal museum leaders, conservators, and collections-based museum staff.
2014, May 8–10
Conservation Seminar IIIARC SeminarConservation Seminar IIA second IARC seminar on the conservation of indigenous collections was organized in May 2014 to address major outcomes of the 2013 seminar. Seminar participants developed the first draft of a set of ethical and practical guidelines for collaborative conservation work including the documentation of collections, the conservation decision-making process and treatments.
2013, November 11–13
Conservation Seminar IIARC SeminarConservation Seminar IFor the first time, leading conservators of indigenous collections from museums across the US, Canada, and New Zealand gathered at the Indian Arts Research Center on Nov. 11–13, 2013, to address timely and critical issues in the field of conservation and collections stewardship with other museum professionals, including tribal museum directors, curators, artists, and collections managers.
2013, May 17
San Felipe Pottery SeminarIARC SeminarSan Felipe Potters Seminar IVOn May 17, 2013, the seven San Felipe potters convened once again at IARC. They reviewed draft content for the online exhibit, reviewed their biographies, and discussed other outcomes of the seminar series. These outcomes include a special event scheduled during Indian Market week at the La Fonda on August 15, 2013 where the potters will hold a special showing of their work and the online exhibit will be featured. In addition, their discussions included the possibility of having a special event at San Felipe Pueblo to highlight pottery making at the Pueblo.
2012, June 25
Hubert CandelarioIARC SeminarSan Felipe Potters Seminar IIIIn 2012, the IARC brought together seven potters from San Felipe Pueblo to discuss the past, present, and future of pottery making in their community.
2012, May 11
Geraldine LovatoIARC SeminarSan Felipe Potters Seminar IIIn 2012, the IARC brought together seven potters from San Felipe Pueblo to discuss the past, present, and future of pottery making in their community.
2012, March 14
Gerren CandelariaIARC SeminarSan Felipe Potters Seminar IIn 2012, the IARC brought together seven potters from San Felipe Pueblo to discuss the past, present, and future of pottery making in their community.
2011, October 21
Moccasin Maker Seminar Participants Wearing Their MoccasinsIARC SeminarMoccasin Seminar IIIThe six moccasin makers met at SAR on October 21, 2011 for another seminar to continue discussions on the collaborative project on Southwest moccasins.
2010, October 22–23
Moccasin Seminar IIIARC SeminarMoccasin Seminar IIThe moccasin makers convened again to begin discussing plans for the traveling banner exhibit on Southwest American Indian moccasins.
2010
Art in Our Lives: Native Women Artists in DialogueSAR Press PublicationArt in Our Lives: Native Women Artists in DialogueArt in Our Lives is the culmination of three seminars at SAR's Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) that brought together Native women artists to discuss the balancing of their art practice with their myriad roles, responsibilities, and commitments.
2009, February 20–21
Moccasin SeminarIARC SeminarMoccasin SeminarThe moccasin documentation seminar brought together Navajo, Pueblo, and Apache moccasin makers to discuss the IARC moccasin collection and learn from each other.
2008, June 9–10
Art, Gender, and CommunityIARC SeminarArt, Gender, and CommunityThe Art, Gender, and Community seminar brought together 11 Native women artists in various points of their careers to discuss their own work, issues relating to women in the arts, and the future of Native American art. The seminar culminated in a panel discussion, one-day exhibition, and book.
2008, February 24–25
Art, Gender, and CommunityIARC SeminarArt, Gender, and CommunityThe Art, Gender, and Community seminar brought together 11 Native women artists in various points of their careers to discuss their own work, issues relating to women in the arts, and the future of Native American art. The seminar culminated in a panel discussion, one-day exhibition, and book.
2007, November 15–16
Art, Gender, and CommunityIARC SeminarArt, Gender, and CommunityThe Art, Gender, and Community seminar brought together 11 Native women artists in various points of their careers to discuss their own work, issues relating to women in the arts, and the future of Native American art. The seminar culminated in a panel discussion, one-day exhibition, and book.


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