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IARC'S eMuseum

Take a virtual tour through the collections and explore our newest online addition —the Susan L. Q. Flaherty Collection, donated in memory of San Ildefonso potter Dora Tse Pe'.

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We steward one of the most important collections of Southwest Native American art and guide museums around the world on best practices in collaborating with source communities.
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Our Work

We support leading-edge research and study in anthropology and related disciplines in order to foster a better understanding of humankind and the critical problems we face.


Our Collection

We steward one of the most important collections of Southwest Native American art and guide museums around the world on best practices in collaborating with source communities.


Our Community

We offer symposia, salons, classes and field trips that give you a unique opportunity to meet and learn from our scholars and artists. Find out how you can get involved with our diverse, dynamic community.

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N. Scott Momaday, 1934–2024

Blog by Michael F. Brown, President, SAR Navarre Scott Momaday, the nation's most celebrated Native American writer, died at his home in Santa Fe on January 24. He was 89. Momaday, a member of the Kiowa Tribe, is remembered at SAR for his long service to this...

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2024: A Look Ahead

2024: A Look Ahead

New Year's festivities inevitably include reviews of the year that's winding down. For SAR's first blog post of 2024, I prefer to pivot toward the near future. Although some details have yet to fall into place, I’m pleased to identify highlights of our programming for...

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Grounded in Clay Reception at The Met, New York

Grounded in Clay Reception at The Met, New York

Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery Reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 10, 2023. All photos courtesy of The Met. Credit: Paula Lobo.New Mexico proud! Members of the Pueblo Pottery Collective and their families, as well as SAR staff and...

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SAR Produces Podcasts

SAR Produces Podcasts

The School for Advanced Research is now producing podcasts starting with stories from Grounded in Clay curators. The Grounded in Clay Podcast has launched on the PodBean platform. Episodes, which are free to stream or download, are available there and on Apple...

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Barbara H. Tedlock, 1942-2023

The School for Advanced Research is sad to report news of the death of long-time SAR supporter Barbara H. Tedlock on September 11, 2023, in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

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Upcoming Events


Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
10:00 am
Fridays at 10 a.m. Explore the fascinating history, stunning architecture, and beautiful outdoor gardens—including the famous pet cemetery—of the 1920s home of Amelia Elizabeth White and Martha Root White. The secluded eight-acre estate, formerly known[...]
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
2:00 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tours The IARC houses an outstanding collection of Native American art, including pottery, jewelry, textiles and clothing, paintings, basketry, and drums. Containing more than 12,000 pieces, the IARC is home to works[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
10:00 am
Fridays at 10 a.m. Explore the fascinating history, stunning architecture, and beautiful outdoor gardens—including the famous pet cemetery—of the 1920s home of Amelia Elizabeth White and Martha Root White. The secluded eight-acre estate, formerly known[...]
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
2:00 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tours The IARC houses an outstanding collection of Native American art, including pottery, jewelry, textiles and clothing, paintings, basketry, and drums. Containing more than 12,000 pieces, the IARC is home to works[...]
President’s Circle Virtual Happy Hour with Archaeologist Stephen Post @ Hosted online
5:00 pm
President’s Circle Virtual Happy Hour “An Archaeological and Historical Perspective on the 300 Year Evolution of Southeast Santa Fe” with Stephen Post   As members of the President’s Circle and Legacy Circle, you are cordially[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
10:00 am
Fridays at 10 a.m. Explore the fascinating history, stunning architecture, and beautiful outdoor gardens—including the famous pet cemetery—of the 1920s home of Amelia Elizabeth White and Martha Root White. The secluded eight-acre estate, formerly known[...]
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
2:00 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tours The IARC houses an outstanding collection of Native American art, including pottery, jewelry, textiles and clothing, paintings, basketry, and drums. Containing more than 12,000 pieces, the IARC is home to works[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
10:00 am
Fridays at 10 a.m. Explore the fascinating history, stunning architecture, and beautiful outdoor gardens—including the famous pet cemetery—of the 1920s home of Amelia Elizabeth White and Martha Root White. The secluded eight-acre estate, formerly known[...]
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tour @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
2:00 pm
Indian Arts Research Center Tours The IARC houses an outstanding collection of Native American art, including pottery, jewelry, textiles and clothing, paintings, basketry, and drums. Containing more than 12,000 pieces, the IARC is home to works[...]