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Ongoing Exhibition - Ends March 29, 2019

Ralph T. Coe Center - Santa Fe, NM
Opens August 16, 2018
Through March 29, 2019

Six leading printmakers, Eliza Naranjo Morse, Jamison Chas Banks (Seneca-Cayuga, Cherokee), Jason Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo Tewa), Terran Last Gun (Piikani), Dakota Mace (Dine (Navajo)), and Jacob Meders (Mechoopda/Maidu), along with Coe curators Bess Murphy and Nina Sanders (Apsaalooke) have spent the past year working collaboratively to build IMPRINT. The exhibition will not only appear on the Coe Center walls, but in public spaces as well.

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to Apr 1

2019 American Indian Student Art Show & Sale


Heard Museum - Phoenix, AZ

Friday, March 29
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (preview)
5:30 to 8 p.m. (members-only)

Saturday, March 30
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, March 31
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, April 1
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The annual Heard Museum Guild Student Art Show & Sale supports the artwork of emerging artists, grades 7-12, in American Indian communities throughout the United States. 

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Ongoing Exhibition - Ends April 21

Eiteljorg Museum - Indianapolis, IN

This exhibit remembers and shares the talent, perspective and legacy of the late Harry Fonseca (Maidu/Nisenan, Portuguese, Hawaiian, 1946–2006). One of the most beloved and revered contemporary Native artists of our time, Fonseca is known for the versatility and experimentation of his work. His retrospective exhibition, Harry Fonseca: The Art of Living, explores histories of Native peoples, of painting and the humanity of a life well lived.

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to Jun 23

Brian Lebel's Old West Show & Auction


Santa Fe Community Convention Center - Santa Fe, NM

June 22, 2019:  9:00am - 4:00pm
June 23, 2019:  10:00am - 4:00pm

Live Auction: Saturday, June 22, 2019:  5:00pm
Auction Preview: Friday, June 21st, 9am - 5pm and Saturday, June 22nd, 9am - 4:30pm.
Both the Auction and Preview are free and open to the public. Catalogs are available for sale and viewable online.

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to Mar 3

Heard Market Gallery Opening


Waddell Gallery - Scottsdale, AZ

Opening Reception:
Thursday February 28, 2019 • 6pm to 9pm

Friday thru Sunday 10am to 5pm

Waddell Gallery has spent the last 4 months searching out, collecting and commissioning over 40 new pieces of jewelry that will be featured at our gallery opening.

Michael Roanhorse will be in the gallery featuring amazing new works of art (jewelry and paintings) that he created specially for the opening.

Other artists in attendance include Lee Yazzie, Don Supplee, Charles Supplee and Wes Willie.

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Heritage Spinning and Weaving


Presented by the Albuquerque Museum

When: Feb 23, 2019
Event Location:
Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
Corrales, NM 87048

The class is included with paid admission. $4 - $6.
Class size is limited. RSVP to Aaron Gardner at 505-898-3915 or to reserve your spot.

Learn about the methods and practices of traditional spinning and weaving. Taught by expert fiber artists working in traditional methods, these classes include lectures, hands-on activities, and short- and long-term weaving projects. Included with paid admission.

Heritage Spinning and Weaving  connects the past to the present through immersive experiences in the techniques and history of weaving by use of traditional technology. This program is open to the public with a cap of 15 per class. These classes utilize the talents and teaching methods of different local spinners and weavers to gain perspective on different methods and sets of knowledge.

Fiber artists: Emily Stovel, Myra Chang Thompson, and Carla Wackenheim

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to Mar 1

The Western Vision of Edward Curtis and Ben Wittick


Ongoing Exhibition - Ends March 1

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery - Tucson, AZ
Feb 8 - March 1, 2019

Featured together for the first time in one major show, visit Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery for a show and sale of over 120 original photographs and photogravures by early western photographers, Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) and Ben Wittick (1845-1903).

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Eight Original Paintings by Carl Sweezy

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends Feb 8

Adobe Gallery - Santa Fe, NM

We are pleased to present a collection of eight fantastic original paintings by Carl Sweezy. These paintings were originally obtained from Sweezy by European artist and professor Oscar Jacobson.

Carl Sweezy (1879-1953) Wattan was a talented and influential Arapaho painter and ledger artist.  Sweezy was born in 1879 on old Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation in Oklahoma.  His father was Hinan Ba Seth (Big Man) and his mother, unfortunately, died when he was very young.  Sweezy attended Mennonite Mission Schools in Oklahoma and Kansas. He also attended Chilocco and Carlisle Indian Schools.  Sweezy’s Indian name was Wattan, or “Black.” He was also known as “Waatina.” 

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to Feb 10

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show

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Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion

Opening Cocktail Preview Party & Benefit:
Thursday February 7, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Friday, February 8th, 11am-7pm
Saturday, February 9th, 11am-7pm
Sunday, February 10th, 11am-5pm

Tickets and more info:

One of the most important tribal art fairs in the world, it is known for showcasing exceptional tribal artwork and textiles, including many rare and unique pieces from Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceania, and the Americas. The fair will feature 70 top-tier galleries and dealers from the U.S. and around the globe, and two special exhibitions—one with breathtaking pieces of art from Fiji and another celebrating Africa’s vanishing rituals through photography. Serious collectors and first-time attendees alike will be inspired by the craftsmanship, techniques, and variety of human expression offered at this three-day event.

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to Jan 27

2019 Mesa Old West Show & Auction


Mesa Convention Center - Mesa, AZ

January 26, 2019 • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
January 27, 2019 • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

January 26, 2019 • 5:00 pm

Preview Hours:
Friday, January 25: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, January 26: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Auction and Preview are free and open to the public

Auction Location:
Phoenix Marriott Mesa
200 N. Centennial Way
Mesa, AZ 85201
Catalogs are available for sale and viewable online.

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Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound


Ongoing Exhibition - Ends Jan 2019

National Museum of the American Indian - New York, NY

Nov 10, 2017 - Jan 6, 2019

Image: Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit, b. 1979), Tsu Heidei Shugaxtutaan (We will again open this container of wisdom that has been left in our care), 1 and 2 (video still), 2006. Digital video projection with sound. Courtesy of the artist.

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American Indian & Ethnographic Art Auction

Skinner - Boston, MA

Auction 3185B
December 1, 2018 10:00AM

Preview Times
November 28, 12PM-5PM
November 29, 12PM-5PM
November 30, 12PM-7PM
December 1, 8AM-9:30AM

Offerings include Pre-Columbian artifacts from an Ohio collection; a group of Northwest-coast pieces; a collection of 19thcentury Haida argillite; a strong section of Eskimo artifacts, both pre-historic and more recent figures, animals and tools; an extensive collection of photography from the Indian territories; and a collection of Southwest pottery, both historic and contemporary.

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