Painting, Julian Martinez and/or Awa Tsireh (San Ildefonso Pueblo), 1930-1935, watercolor, pencil, and ink on paper. Photo by Addison Doty. Cat. no. IAF.P221.
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More radical might be “Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery,” which opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in July. A stunning display of Pueblo ceramics spanning a millennium.
Max Early at the 2019 Santa Fe Indian Market.It's been 101 years since the School of American Research (SAR) coordinated the first Santa Fe Indian Market, then called the Southwest Indian Fair. SAR encourages you to attend the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts...
The heat promised to be oppressive in the courtyard of the house that Jack built. Yet there was hope as guests stepped off the shuttle to receive a warm greeting by President’s Circle Chair and host Ken Stilwell, who honored the legacy of Jack Lambert by wearing a white collared shirt, dress jeans, and a ranch hat. Dark clouds gathered, providing relief from the sun during The Dude Wrangler, the Lady Archaeologist, and Martha’s Corrals President’s Circle event on July 26, 2023 from 4-6 pm.
Blog by Melinda Sue Robbins, Grants Manager, School for Advanced ResearchSAR’s Indian Arts Research Center Receives Funding for Projects That Support Indigenous Collections CareAugust 3, 2023, Santa Fe, New Mexico—The School for Advanced Research has been awarded two...
Blog by Helen Brooks, Director, Leadership Giving, School for Advanced Research July 13 dawned hot and steamy in New York City, but that didn’t stop a small SAR delegation from hanging out on Fifth Avenue to admire the giant Grounded in Clay banner that had just been...
Image: SMNAC Core Group meeting in 2019. Photo by Elysia Poon, courtesy School for Advanced ResearchNew Document Calls for Equitable Partnership Between Museums and Native CommunitiesToday, the School for Advanced Research (SAR) and the American Alliance of Museums...