Artists’ markets

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday August 21 and Sunday August 22

Federal Park, Washington Avenue and South Federal Place (opposite the Scottish Rite Temple)

Over 500 Indigenous Elders selling works of art; featuring music, dancing and food, as well as a silent auction. Free entry.

Art market for young IAIA graduates

7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday August 21 and Sunday August 22

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Indigenous Arts, 108 Cathedral Pl.

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) hosts an alumni art market from 2016 to 2021. Booth fees benefit the Native American Club at the Academy for Technology and the Classics. Free entry.

Route: Indigenous Arts Festival

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday August 20 and Saturday August 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Buffalo Thunder Resort Casino, 30 Buffalo Thunder Trail

New Artists’ Market in Poeh Cultural Center and Pojoaque Pueblo, with 300 artist stalls as well as music, dance, food and entertainment. The fundraiser and silent auction will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 20 to benefit the Coalition to End Violence Against Indigenous Women. Free entry to the festival.

SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday August 21 and Sunday August 22

More than 1,100 Indigenous artists from the United States and Canada sell their work. Don’t miss the 3 pm Native Fashion Show on Sunday August 22 at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St. ($ 30). Admission to the art market is $ 20 on Saturdays; $ 15 on Sunday; $ 35 weekend pass. Capacity is limited and advance tickets are required.

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday August 20 and Saturday August 21

Lumpkins Ballroom and Mezzanine, La Fonda on the Plaza, 100 E. San Francisco St.

Contemporary art by more than 50 Indigenous artists, as well as a market for sellers of products and services. Free entry.

Cartwright artists market

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday August 20 and Saturday August 21

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo

Open-air artists’ market hosted by The Case Trading Post.

In museums

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Indigenous Arts

History Paintings: A Mythological Tale Told by Anthropocene Creatures

Public reception: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, August 20

Rebecca Lee Kunz (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma) reinvents Cherokee mythology through the prism of animals living in contemporary times of the post-industrial world and global climate change. In mixed media drawing and printmaking, these figures share space with historical symbology, as well as new translations of ancient forms of petroglyphs. Until October 20.

Exhibition: Indigenous art and political ecology

Public reception: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, August 20

International Indigenous artists respond to the impacts of nuclear tests, nuclear accidents and uranium mining on Indigenous peoples and the environment. The traveling exhibition and catalog give artists a voice to address the long-term effects of these man-made disasters on Indigenous communities. Until January 23, 2022.

Indian Arts and Culture Museum

Jewelry Collection: Curator HP Mera’s Journey to Navajo Country in 1932

Harry P. Mera visited 80 trading posts to collect jewelry handcrafted from silver coins or silver bars before the general availability of advanced mechanical tools and trade products. Until December 1st.

Drawing inspiration from both her family’s artistic practices and Jemez Pueblo’s environment, Kathleen Wall asks questions about food sovereignty, language and the connection to place. Until May 16, 2022.

Clearly Indigenous: Indigenous visions reinvented in glass

A groundbreaking exhibition of glass works by 33 indigenous artists, as well as the great glass artist Dale Chihuly who brought the art of glass to the Indian country. Until June 16, 2022.

Storytellers: Narrative Art and the West

This exhibition explores the ways in which artists told stories about the

South West. Until February 13, 2022.

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indians

Indigenous women: border issues

Four Indigenous women РMakaye Lewis, Daisy Quezada Ure̱a, Mr. Jenea Sanchez and Gabriela Mu̱oz Рexplore issues on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, guided by contemporary perspectives on identity, self-determination and human rights. . Until October 3.

Shonto Begay: eyes of the world

Shonto Begay’s autobiographical paintings tell of his connection to the Navajo landscape, his personal stories and cosmology. Until October 3.



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