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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.

Paul Ryer, Director of Scholar ProgramsTuesday, August 23, 2016August 23, 2016: We welcome Paul Ryer, our new Director of Scholar Programs

Trained as a cultural anthropologist at the University of Chicago, Professor Paul Ryer has conducted long-term research in Cuba — where he was affiliated with the University of Havana — and its diasporas. His research rethinks the imagined geographies of cubanidad, or Cubanness, arguing that in the Cuban vernacular, cubanidad rests uneasily between the scarcities of socialism and the consumer goods of the West, and that its contradictions and limits are distinctively exposed by the experiences and positioning of resident African-born, Cuban-educated students.

Collaborative Grid Art, Santa Fe Youth Development ProgramWednesday, August 3, 2016August 3, 2016: IARC partners with Santa Fe County Youth Development Program

The Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research is pleased to announce a partnership with the Santa Fe County Youth Development Program to bring Native artists and incarcerated youth together to promote Native American art, culture, and learning.

IAF.T659, Diné (Navajo) textile, maker unknownTuesday, August 2, 2016August 2, 2016: SAR Partners with Show Promoters for Private Tours of Indian Art Collection

Art and antique lovers flock to Santa Fe during August, when the city hosts two important shows. Attendees of the Antique American Indian Art and Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic Art shows have the opportunity to tour and learn about the Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) collections at the School for Advanced Research (SAR). SAR will host extended, private tours during both shows for art and antique patrons, as part of SAR’s partnership with both show producers.



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