Native American Heritage Month at SAR

November is Native American Heritage Month. Join the School for Advanced Research in celebrating Native America with the following events and programs. Please note that the lectures do not all take place on the SAR campus.

Download a flier of the 2009 Native American Heritage Month at SAR (PDF, 166 KB).

Cylinder jars found in Pueblo Bonito Lecture
Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6:30–7:30 pm Turquoise, Trumpets, and Tchamahias: The Wealth of Chaco Canyon John Kantner (School for Advanced Research) … what we know about Chacoan notions of wealth and value and how these concepts changed over time.
Eagle Spirit Artist Talk
Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 5:30–7:00 pm Adrian Wall: Artist Talk, Reception, and Open Studio 2009 Rollin and Mary Ella King Native Artist Fellow
Untitled, 2008 Panel
Thursday, November 19, 2009, 2:00–4:00 pm Essential Aesthetics: An Exploration of Contemporary Indigenous Art and Identity Panel Discussion with Mario Caro, Robert Jahnke, Gerald McMaster, Nancy Mithlo, Nora Naranjo Morse, and Mina Sakai
Nancy Mithlo Speaker Series
Friday, November 20, 2009, 5:30–6:30 pm Within and Outside: The American Indian Presence at the Venice Biennale, 1999–2009 Nancy Mithlo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History and American Indian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Vault 1 at IARC

Collections Tours

The IARC collection consists of roughly 12,000 items of Southwest Native art and history. Tours of the Indian Arts Research Center collection (IARC) are available to school groups of up to 30 students with two weeks notice. General tours are also available to the public on Fridays at 2pm at a cost of $15 per person. Please call (505) 954-7205 for more information.

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