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El Delirio, SAR's campus, has recently been recognized by the Historic Santa Fe Foundation and listed as a resource worthy of preservation.
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Contemporary Glass Art at the IARC
An online exhibit celebrating diverse cultural heritages in hot and carved glass, and beadwork.
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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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SAR Learns! $50,000 Awarded to Support Indigenous Artists

SAR Learns! $50,000 Awarded to Support Indigenous Artists

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) is pleased to announce our new initiative, SAR Learns! Out of a desire to support intergenerational learning and creativity during the pandemic, SAR Learns! will assist with knowledge transmission specifically within the context of the ongoing pandemic. The program will distribute $50,000, utilizing re-directed grant funds, that will enable sixteen artists to launch or complete a variety of proposed projects. 

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SAR Remembers Marshall David Sahlins

SAR Remembers Marshall David Sahlins

The School for Advanced Research(SAR) mourns the passing of Marshall David Sahlins: a preeminent anthropologist and SAR supporter whose academic work repeatedly transformed anthropology, and whose activism informed the public. Read two personal reflections by Michael F. Brown (SAR President) and Paul Ryer (Director, SAR Scholar Programs) who like so many leading anthropologists today studied at some point with professor Sahlins.

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How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to John Arroyo

How to Publish Your First Book: SAR Press Talks to John Arroyo

SAR Press is starting a new blog series comprised of interviews with diverse scholars who have recently published or are in the midst of publishing their first book and who can offer guidance and encouragement to colleagues who are just starting to think about publishing. We hope that these interviews make a small contribution to supporting junior scholars as they begin the publishing process.

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Upcoming Events


Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SAR Press Book Talk: Aztec, Salmon, and the Puebloan Heartland of the Middle San Juan @ Hosted online. Register below.
4:00 pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Join Theresa Pasqual, Paul F. Reed, and Gary M. Brown, of Aztec, Salmon, and the Puebloan Heartland of the Middle San Juan (SAR Press, 2018), for a virtual book talk[...]
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Living Nations, Living Words with Poet Laureate Joy Harjo @ Hosted online. Register below.
2:00 pm
  Join Joy Harjo, internationally renowned performer and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States, for a virtual event where she will discuss her project, Living Nations,[...]
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SAR Artists Live with Jami Powell @ SAR's Instagram Page
4:00 pm
SAR Artists Live with Jami Powell will take place Wednesday, April 28th at 4 p.m. MDT. During the month of April on the SAR Instagram, the 2020-2021 Anne Ray Interns, Emily Santhanam (Chickasaw) and Sháńdíín[...]
Creative Thought Forum Annual President's Lecture: Why Things Are The Way They Are with Robert Krulwich @ Hosted online. Register below. | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
2:00 pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Join former co-host of Radiolab, Robert Krulwich for this virtual presentation and live Q&A. Krulwich is one of the most original and widely listened to broadcasters in the world. His[...]
Is That a Fact? A Conversation with Robert Krulwich led by Fred Dust @ Hosted online
4:00 pm
Is That a Fact? A Conversation with Robert Krulwich led by Fred Dust A special event following this year’s annual President’s Lecture Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Time: 4:00 p.m. MDT Location: Zoom (registrants will be[...]
President's Circle Virtual Happy Hour with Joseph Aguilar: “Museums are Changing: Collaborative Museum Work with Native American Art and Archaeology” @ Hosted online
5:00 pm
President’s Circle Virtual Happy Hour “Museums are Changing: Collaborative Museum Work with Native American Art and Archaeology” with Joseph “Woody” Aguilar As members of the President’s Circle, Founders’ Society, and Legacy Circle, you are cordially[...]
Artist Talk with Neebinnaukzhik Southall @ Hosted online. Register below.
May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Artist Talk with Neebinnaukzhik Southall @ Hosted online. Register below.
4:30 pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Neebinnaukzhik Southall (Chippewas of Rama First Nation) is a Santa Fe based graphic designer and illustrator. While at SAR, Southall has been researching the IARC’s collection and working on developing[...]
Virtual Happy Hour presented by SAR and the Santa Fe Symphony: “Tate Meets Mozart” @ Hosted online
5:00 pm
Virtual Happy Hour presented by SAR and the Santa Fe Symphony “Tate Meets Mozart” with Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate and Daniel Crupi   As members of SAR’s President’s Circle, Founders’ Society, and Legacy Circle, along with[...]

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