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SAR Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

Oct 22, 2021

SAR Campus

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) is proud to announce that it recently received notice that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will award the school $167,825 through the NEH American Rescue Plan, which provides relief funding for cultural and educational institutions to help them recover from the economic impact of the pandemic. The funding will enable SAR to continue hosting its Creative Thought Forum, which has brought to Santa Fe inventive thinkers whose presentations illuminate topics of great public interest. Beginning in early 2022, SAR will host “Justified: Perspectives to Advance a More Equitable and Sustainable America,” a series of six webinar-style public lectures and guided discussions on the theme of social justice as assessed through the lens of multiple social, cultural, economic, and environmental points of view. Presenters will be drawn from the SAR network of leading thinkers in academia and beyond, and representing fields as diverse as history, anthropology, and Native American studies. The series will be free and open to the public.

The continuation of online events is critical to SAR’s principal mission, which is to expand public and scholarly understandings of cultural diversity and Native American arts and to promote more equitable and just societies. Although driven by a national public health emergency, the shift to online presentations has significantly increased the size and geographical diversity of SAR’s audience, which over the past year reached viewers from all fifty states and twenty-five countries. SAR sought NEH support to further our recent success in attracting a global audience to our virtual programming.

The National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.

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May
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2022
6:00 pm RESCHEDULED A Virtual Artist Tal... @ Hosted Online - Register Below
RESCHEDULED A Virtual Artist Tal... @ Hosted Online - Register Below
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
RESCHEDULED A Virtual Artist Talk and Live Q&A with SAR’s 2022 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow, Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty @ Hosted Online - Register Below
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty (Dakhóta/Nakoda), “Horse Mask”, 2008. Native-tanned leather, porcupine quills, glass beads, turkey feathers, wool cloth, brass buttons, brass rings, silk ribbon, 21 5/8″ × 29″. Photo by[...]
Jun
2
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2022
2:00 pm Creative Thought Forum Event: Re... @ Hosted Online - Register Below
Creative Thought Forum Event: Re... @ Hosted Online - Register Below
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Creative Thought Forum Event: Rethinking Monuments and Memorials @ Hosted Online - Register Below
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE Conversations about statues and other public monuments have become painfully contentious in recent years. This webinar considers fresh and creative approaches to preserving public memory without opening old wounds. Join[...]
Jun
3
Fri
2022
10:00 am Creative Thought Forum Member Co... @ Hybrid Event: Held in Person at SAR & Hosted Online - RSVP Below
Creative Thought Forum Member Co... @ Hybrid Event: Held in Person at SAR & Hosted Online - RSVP Below
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Creative Thought Forum Member Conversation: Rethinking Monuments and Memorials @ Hybrid Event: Held in Person at SAR & Hosted Online - RSVP Below
The day following the Creative Thought Forum event, SAR invites members to take a deeper dive into the topics discussed during a hybrid in-person/Zoom informal conversation with moderator Estevan Rael-Gálvez. Free and open to SAR members.[...]
Jun
9
Thu
2022
10:00 am Trunk Show to Benefit the School... @ School for Advanced Research
Trunk Show to Benefit the School... @ School for Advanced Research
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Trunk Show to Benefit the School for Advanced Research - Thursday @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
Join Us for a Trunk Show to Benefit the School for Advanced Research Register here for your time entry slot here.  https://www.chipetatrading.com/ Native American vintage jewelry, historic Plains beadwork, blankets and pottery Don Siegel has[...]
Jun
10
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2022
10:00 am Trunk Show to Benefit the School... @ School for Advanced Research
Trunk Show to Benefit the School... @ School for Advanced Research
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Trunk Show to Benefit the School for Advanced Research - Friday @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
Join Us for a Trunk Show to Benefit the School for Advanced Research Register here for your time entry slot here.  https://www.chipetatrading.com/ Native American vintage jewelry, historic Plains beadwork, blankets and pottery Don Siegel has[...]
Jun
18
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2022
5:00 pm Centennial Anniversary of the In... @ School for Advanced Research
Centennial Anniversary of the In... @ School for Advanced Research
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Centennial Anniversary of the Indian Arts Research Center Collections: Gala Dinner and Auction @ School for Advanced Research | Santa Fe | New Mexico | United States
Centennial Anniversary of the School for Advanced Research’s Indian Arts Research Center Collections This gala celebrates the establishment of the Pueblo Pottery Fund in 1922, and the resulting collections now permanently housed on the campus[...]
Aug
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2022
8:00 am Member Trip to Chaco Canyon with... @ Chaco Canyon
Member Trip to Chaco Canyon with... @ Chaco Canyon
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm
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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[...]
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2022
8:00 am President’s Circle Trip to Oklahoma @ Oklahoma
President’s Circle Trip to Oklahoma @ Oklahoma
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm
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New Directions: An Insider’s Look at Native American Collections Okla Homma A tour for President’s Circle members with an optional overnight extension to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art October 11-15, 2022 Okla Homma, which[...]

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