For Members

As a member of the School for Advanced Research (SAR), you are entitled to a wide variety of privileges and opportunities, depending on your level of membership. The links below allow you to quickly access many of your benefits; the full list of benefits for each membership level is available here.

Lecture Series

The SAR evening lecture series offers diverse and thought-provoking presentations from the world’s premier authorities. Members may attend the lectures free of charge.

Field Trips

Field Trip: Behind the Fence on the Pajarito PlateauField Trip: Behind the Fence on the Pajarito PlateauPhotograph by Jason S. Ordaz © 2008.Field Trip: Behind the Fence on the Pajarito PlateauPhotograph by Jason S. Ordaz © 2008.

Only SAR members can sign up for the School's popular field trips. Offered several times a year, these trips range from half-day trips to adventures lasting several days.

SAR Press

All SAR members receive a 20% discount on books from SAR Press, one of the premiere publishers in anthropology, Southwest culture and history, and Native art. 

Campus Tours

Tours of the unparalleled Indian Arts Research Center collection of Native art and of the School's historic campus are free of charge to SAR members. 

Sparks Talks

Monthly Sparks talks feature off-beat topics on Southwest history, anthropology, and art. SAR members receive advance notice about upcoming talks.

Catherine McElvain Library

Membership at SAR entitles you to use the small but valuable research library at the School, and members are allowed to check out materials to take home.

Online Renewal

Online renewal of your membership is fast, secure, and convenient. Consider upgrading your membership level to receive more benefits.

For more information on membership at SAR, please contact Jean Schaumberg by calling (505) 954-7245 or by email at schaumberg[at]sarsf.org.