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Grounded in Clay
Grounded in Clay:
The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery
On July 31, SAR and the Vilcek Foundation will launch a unique traveling exhibition featuring over 100 historic and contemporary works in clay that offer a visionary understanding of Pueblo pots as vessels of community-based knowledge and experience.
Hollis Chitto
Grounded in Clay
SAR Welcomes our summer artist fellow hollis chitto
From a young age, Chitto became enamored with beadwork and embarked on learning the artform. Now an accomplished beadwork artist, he has been featured in Vogue and InStyle magazines.
Campus Tour
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus
Walking history tour of el delirio
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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EXPLORING HUMANITY. UNDERSTANDING OUR WORLD. FOR OVER 110 YEARS.
The School for Advanced Research is North America’s preeminent independent institution advancing creative thought and innovative work in social sciences and humanities and fostering the preservation and revitalization of Native American cultural heritage. »

JOIN SAR TODAY to explore a world of ideas about past and present peoples across the globe, including cultures in the Southwest.

“This is a place where ideas can flourish” — Eric S. Dobkin, SAR Honorary Director

JOIN SAR TODAY to explore a world of ideas about past and present peoples across the globe, including cultures in the Southwest.


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.
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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.
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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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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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‘Who Were You When You Stepped to This Pot?’ :

‘Who Were You When You Stepped to This Pot?’1: A Lesson in Community Curation from Grounded in Clay Guest post by Emily SanthanamConsider when and where you’ve seen Pueblo pottery in a museum. How was it displayed? Who wrote the label? What did it tell you about the...

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Centennial of the Indian Arts Research Center Collections: Gala Dinner and Auction

Centennial of the Indian Arts Research Center Collections: Gala Dinner and Auction

Thunder and light rain did not keep 100 stalwart gala guests from descending the stone steps to enter a white-tented world where they were warmly welcomed by enchanting floral tablescapes, bird songs of a flute, and handcrafted works by Native American artists for the Centennial Celebration of the Indian Arts Research Center collections at the School for Advanced Research on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

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Reflections on SAR’s “Seeking Justice” Webinar Series

Reflections on SAR’s “Seeking Justice” Webinar Series

On June 2 SAR held the sixth and final webinar in this year's Creative Thought Forum series called Seeking Justice: Toward a More Equitable America, which launched in February. The series was primarily funded by the National Endowment of the Humanities, with support...

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SAR Member Trip to Bears Ears, Utah

SAR Member Trip to Bears Ears, Utah

After a long pandemic-related hiatus, SAR relaunched member field trips on May 13 with a four-day journey to Bears Ears in Utah.  Given the scale of this new national monument—more than 2100 square miles—we couldn't possibly do justice to its diverse mesas, canyons,...

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Upcoming Events


Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Aug 19 @ 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
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus 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[...]
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm
Member Trip to Chaco Canyon with Four Corners Archaeologist Steve Lekson @ Chaco Canyon
8:00 am
Journey to Chaco Country with Four Corners Archaeologist Steve Lekson DATES: August 23-25, 2022 Cost per person: Double Occupancy: $1,395 (Includes a $100 non-refundable tax-deductible donation to SAR) Single Occupancy: $1,520 (Includes a $100 non-refundable[...]
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
SAR Artists Live on Instagram with Rose Simpson @ SAR's Instagram page | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
6:00 pm
JOIN INSTAGRAM HERE Tune into SAR Artists Live on Thursday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. MDT!   SAR Artists Live is a broadcast that takes place on Instagram Live. Missed our virtual event? Past recordings[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Aug 26 @ 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
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus 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[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Sep 2 @ 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
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus 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[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Sep 9 @ 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
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus 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[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Sep 16 @ 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
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus 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[...]
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
SAR Artists Live on Instagram with Tazbah Gaussoin and David Gaussoin @ SAR's Instagram page | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
6:00 pm
JOIN INSTAGRAM HERE Tune into SAR Artists Live on Thursday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m. MDT!   SAR Artists Live is a broadcast that takes place on Instagram Live. Missed our virtual event? Past recordings[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Sep 23 @ 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
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus 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[...]
Walking History Tour of the SAR Campus @ School for Advanced Research
Sep 30 @ 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
Map of El Delirio (1927), now SAR’s campus 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[...]

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