The Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) houses an outstanding collection of Native American art, including pottery, jewelry, textiles and clothing, paintings, basketry, and drums. With more than 12,000, items, the IARC is home to works that span from the sixth century to the present. Contemporary artists represented in the collection include Lucy Lewis (Acoma Pueblo), Pablita Velarde (Santa Clara Pueblo), Maria and Julian Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), Mateo Romero (Cochiti Pueblo), Lonnie Vigil (Nambe Pueblo), and many others. Docent-led tours of the open-storage vaults give visitors an up-close and unique look into one of the world’s finest Native American art collections.
Cost: $15; Free to SAR members and Native Americans
Reservations required (availability subject to change)
Call (505) 954-7205
Private tours may be arranged for groups of eight people or more at a cost of $20 per person. Please contact IARC at least two weeks in advance of your preferred tour date.
School groups are eligible for a fee waiver. IARC staff will work with educators to develop a private visit tailored to your class. Please contact the IARC for details at 505.954.7205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Native American groups are eligible for special programming. Click here to find out more.