The School for Advanced Research (SAR) is a dynamic environment, with artists, scholars, and staff engaged in a wide variety of exciting activities. Listed below are some recent happenings here at SAR.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016Position Announcement - Membership and Public Programs Associate


FUNCTION: Coordinate membership and public programs of SAR. Plan and implement activities to maintain, increase, and acquire new members by planning and implementing public programs and providing quality customer service to members and other SAR guests. Prepare reports and maintain accurate data relating to membership and public program activities. This position is full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt, and will occasionally include evening and weekend events.

Carol Emarthle-Douglas. Tuesday, June 14, 2016Press Release: SAR welcomes Carol Emarthle-Douglas as the 2016 Ronald and Susan Dubin Native Artist Fellow

Santa Fe, NM ─ The School for Advanced Research (SAR) welcomes Carol Emarthle-Douglas as the 2016 Ronald and Susan Dubin Native Artist Fellow.

As a basket weaver, Carol Emarthle-Douglas is constantly searching for inspiration for new designs, shapes, and ideas to create new baskets. While at SAR, she plans to study the IARC collection and the artists represented within to draw inspiration for her work. She has recently begun using a new technique in her work: beading directly onto a coiled basket. This will play an important role in the project she has planned for her fellowship at SAR.

Spiro Mounds Iconography Presidential SeminarTuesday, May 31, 2016Press Release: Was the Spiro Mounds Site an Astronomical Observatory? School for Advanced Research Presidential Seminar Explored Possibilities & Implications of Recent Research

Santa Fe, NM – From May 11-15, 2016, a group of eleven archaeologists met at the School for Advanced Research for the SAR Presidential Seminar: Spiro Mounds Iconography, to examine the remarkable case of the Craig Mound at the Spiro site in Oklahoma. These specialists in Native American religion, iconography, archaeology, and ethnography discussed the site in preparation for an exhibition and publications planned for 2019.

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