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Drug Addiction as Lived in New Mexico’s Española Valley and in Mexico City

February 9, 7:00 p.m.

New Mexico History Museum

Angela Garcia, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Stanford University

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The Prose of Pueblo Pottery

February 5, 1:00 p.m.

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

Rose B. Simpson, Evone “Snowflake” Martinez, and Max Early

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Santa Ana jar, c. 1885, IAF.848​
Collection School for Advanced Research

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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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Grounded in Clay
Grounded in Clay:
The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery
SAR and the Vilcek Foundation invite you to come hear the stories of Pueblo people embodied in pottery in this groundbreaking exhibition. Open now at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
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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, now SAR's campus.
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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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Twelve Tips for Item Care in Your Home

Twelve Tips for Item Care in Your Home

By Laura Elliff Cruz, Collections Manager, Indian Arts Research Center, School for Advanced Research After teaching an SAR member class in early December, Caring for Your Personal Collections at Home: An Introduction to Collections Care, I realized how busy everyday...

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Film Day Rewind

Film Day Rewind

Written by Paloma López, Educator, Indian Arts Research Center Sunday, November 6 was Film Day at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC). The School for Advanced Research (SAR) and MIAC teamed up for a day of screenings, panels, and demonstrations in...

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Upcoming Events


President's Circle Virtual Happy Hour with Bruce Bernstein: "Shared Histories" @ Hosted online
5:00 pm
President’s Circle Virtual Happy Hour “Shared Histories: Exploring Connections between Collections at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and SAR” with SAR Senior Scholar Bruce Bernstein Image above: IAF 121. Jar, c.1916. Crescencio and[...]
Grounded in Clay: The Prose of Pueblo Pottery @ Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Grounded in Clay: The Prose of Pueblo Pottery @ Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
1:00 pm
Grounded in Clay Programming Event! The Prose of Pueblo PotterySunday, February 5, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm MSTMuseum of Indian Arts & Culture Join artists and Pueblo Pottery Collective members Max Early (Laguna), Rose B.[...]
Creative Thought Forum | Angela Garcia, The War on Both Sides: Drug Addiction as Lived in New Mexico's Española Valley and in Mexico City @ New Mexico History Museum | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
7:00 pm
MELLON LECTURE The War on Both Sides: Drug Addiction as Lived in New Mexico’s Española Valley and in Mexico City Angela Garcia 6:00 p.m. Doors open, light reception in lobby 7:00 p.m. Presentation begins in[...]
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2023 Native Arts Speaker Series - From Me to You: A Conversation with Pottery @ Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
1:00 pm
From Me to You: A Conversation with Pottery With Tara Gatewood (Isleta, Diné) Journalist, storyteller, and photographer, Tara Gatewood (Isleta, Diné), examines the ways in which we communicate with the world around us and the[...]
2023 Native Arts Speaker Series - Earth, Wind, Fire, Water: Pueblo Pottery and the Environment @ Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
1:00 pm
Earth, Wind, Fire, Water: Pueblo Pottery and the Environment With Dr. Matthew Martinez (Ohkay Owingeh), Jason Garcia (Santa Clara), and Dr. Christina M. Castro (Jemez) Dr. Matthew Martinez (Ohkay Owingeh) sits down with Jason Garcia (Santa[...]
President's Lecture | The Invention of Race: A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Andrew S. Curran @ Lensic Center for the Performing Arts
6:30 pm
TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE LENSIC BOX OFFICE (ONLY) STARTING FEBRUARY 10 Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Andrew S. Curran discuss the invention of race and its worldwide effects, including impacts in the American[...]
2023 Native Arts Speaker Series - Conversation and Pottery Making: An Afternoon with Clarence Cruz and Samuel Villarreal Catanach @ Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
1:00 pm
Conversation and Pottery Making: An Afternoon with Clarence Cruz and Samuel Villarreal Catanach With Clarence Cruz (Ohkay Owingeh), and Samuel Villarreal Catanach (Pojoaque) Join UNM professor Clarence Cruz (Ohkay Owingeh) and Pojoaque’s Tewa Language Department[...]
2023 Native Arts Speaker Series - Untold Pueblo Stories: Hidden Histories and the Pueblo Diaspora @ Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
1:00 pm
Untold Pueblo Stories: Hidden Histories and the Pueblo Diaspora Diego Medina (Tiwa-Piro-Manso), Albert Alvidrez (Ysleta del Sur), and Jerry Dunbar (Ysleta del Sur) Diego Medina (Tiwa-Piro-Manso), Albert Alvidrez (Ysleta del Sur), and Jerry Dunbar (Ysleta[...]
Online Colloquium: 2022-2023 Anne Ray Interns @ Hosted Online - Register Below
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Online Colloquium: 2022-2023 Anne Ray Interns @ Hosted Online - Register Below
1:30 pm
Join 2022-2023 Anne Ray Interns, Penske McCormack and Wayne Nez Gaussoin (Picuris/Diné/French descent), for a presentation of projects they’ve been working on while in residence at SAR. Penske and Wayne will share about their internship[...]
An Artist Talk and Studio Tour with SAR’s 2023 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow, Janna Avner @ Dobkin Boardroom, SAR | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
5:30 pm
Join SAR for an in-person artist talk and a studio tour with SAR’s 2022 Rollin and Mary Ella King Native Artist Fellow, Orlando Dugi Join us as Janna talks about her work and time as[...]

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