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Aug 1, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015
Historical Downtown Walking Tours
New Mexico History Museum

Starting from April 13 and continuing through October 17, learn about the history of Santa Fe on a Downtown Walking Tour led by New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors guides every Monday through Saturday. Gather at the Palace Courtyard’s Blue Gate just south of the History Museum entrance at 113 Lincoln Avenue at 10:15 am. Cost: $10; children 16 and under free when with an adult. Museum guides do not accept tips. (No tours on Saturdays when large events are held on the Plaza, such as Spanish Market and Santa Fe Fiesta.)

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Aug 1, 2015
Cattle Drives and Cowpunchers
Lincoln Historic Site
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Living History Program

Jedidiah Douglas has been a cattle drover his entire life, working as a wrangler on the Goodnight-Loving Trail in 1868. Visit with him as he details the history of the great cattle drives and recounts a life of moving cattle. Scott Green from the NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum portrays this engaging character from our ranching past.

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Aug 2, 2015
CANCELLED--Gone with the Wind film screening
New Mexico History Museum
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This event has been cancelled, though it may be re-schedule for another date. Follow Scarlett O’Hara, a Southern belle, in the classic love story set in the turmoil of the Civil War, part of the museum’s exhibit, Fading Memories: Echoes of the Civil War. The screening will be held at the historic Lensic Performing Arts Center. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $10.

 

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Aug 3, 2015 - Aug 22, 2015
Chamber Music
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
open to public

Public is allowed to hear Santa Fe Chamber Music rehearsals for free

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Aug 3, 2015
Member Monday: The Red That Colored the World
Museum of New Mexico Foundation
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Foundation members at the Family/Grandparents level and above are invited to attend Member Monday, with an exclusive tour of The Red That Colored the World at the Museum of International Folk Art.  Join us Monday, August 3 for a behind-the-scenes tour of The Red That Colored the World with Curator of Latino, Hispano and Spanish Colonial Collections Nicolasa Chavez at the Museum of International Folk Art. Learn more at museumfoundation.org. Back-to-back tours will be offered of the exhibition, beginning at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. (each lasting one hour).

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Aug 4, 2015
The Civil War in the State Archives
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
An exclusive event for Los Compadres and the Palace Guard

State Historian Rick Hendricks leads a members-only tour of Civil War documents and ephemera at the State Records Center and Archives, including muster rolls and personal correspondence. Free to members of the Palace Guard and Los Compadres. Reserve a spot by calling 505-982-6366, ext. 4. Not a member? Join: http://www.museumfoundation.org/palace-guard. Reserve a spot by calling 505-982-7799, ext. 4. 

This event is part of the programming series for the museum’s exhibit, Fading Memories: Echoes of the Civil War, in collaboration with the Santa Fe Opera’s debut of Cold Mountain this August.

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Aug 4, 2015
Arts Alive
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mexican Suns

FREE hands on art making for ages 3 to 103, in the Outdoor classroom on Milner Plaza, inside the atrium when it rains! To schedule groups, call Patricia at (505) 476-1212. All workshops are from 10am to 2pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays

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Aug 5, 2015
Women Marked for HistoryóA New Mexico Historic Marker Project
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

Rosanne and Phil Archuletta speak on “Women Marked for History—A New Mexico Historic Marker Project,” part of the 2015 Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series in the Meem Community Room. Enter for free through the History Museum’s Washington Avenue doors.

 

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Aug 5, 2015
Friends of Folk Art: Taos Earthships & Art
Museum of International Folk Art
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Join the Friends of Folk Art for a visit to the radically sustainable Earthship community in Taos, New Mexico, and then to a very personal collection reflecting a love of Northern New Mexico art. 

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Aug 7, 2015
Wars, Revolts, and Defining Collective Memory in the Context of the Great Pueblo Revolt
New Mexico History Museum
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
An Adobe Summer event

The 1680 Pueblo Revolt converged on the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe. In commemoration and as part of the museum’s Adobe Summer celebration, archaeologist and author Jason Shapiro speaks on “Wars, Revolts, and Defining Collective Memory in the Context of the Great Pueblo Revolt,” a free talk at 6 pm on Friday, Aug. 7. (Free museum admission for everyone from 5-8 pm.)

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Aug 7, 2015 - Aug 9, 2015
Old Lincoln Days
Lincoln Historic Site
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Lincoln comes alive during Old Lincoln Days. This year is the seventy-fifth anniversary of “The Last Escape of Billy the Kid".

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Aug 7, 2015
SOLD OUT Breakfast with the Curators
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Cathy Notarnicola on Navajo Weavings from MIACís Collections

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. NO WALK-IN REGISTRANTS, PLEASE.

MIAC’s Collections Registrar - and historic Navajo weaving guru - dines with participants at the Museum Hill Cafe and then will show some of the important Navajo weavings from the Museum’s collections held in storage.

Fee is $35; members are $30. Please call 505-476-2169 to register.

Space is limited - especially for this event - and will sell out quickly.

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Aug 7, 2015
Exhibit opening: Photography of Sam Adams
New Mexico History Museum
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Meet noted photographer Sam Adams at a Meem Community Room exhibit of his works between 1996 and 2005. Adams was one of the first donors to the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives’ Photo Legacy Project, which aims to boost the holdings of contemporary photographers. In 2005, he won the New Mexico Council on Photography’s Eliot Porter Award, and his work has been exhibited at regional museums.

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Aug 8, 2015
Never Before Seen Here: Baroque Stagecraft in the Spanish New World
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Painting the Divine event

Scholar and author James Middleton speaks on the first operas performed in the Americas, La Púrpura de la Rosa (1701) and La Parténope (1711). How were these productions staged and what fabulous new technology was used? A specialist in the material and social culture of Colonial Latin America, Middleton  brings old music-theater to life in the post-modern age. This event, part of Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World, is free and presented in the History Museum auditorium.

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Aug 8, 2015
Cowboy Poetry & Song
Lincoln Historic Site
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

As New Mexico’s Most Enchanting Cowboy, Mike takes his ranch experiences and turns them into a form of entertainment that puts an audience as close to being in the saddle as words and music will allow.

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Aug 9, 2015
The Alvarado and Fred Harvey Hit the Silver Screen
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Film historian Jon Bowman speaks on "The Alvarado and Fred Harvey Hit the Silver Screen" in the History Museum auditorium. Part of the exhibit, Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy, the lecture is free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.

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Aug 9, 2015
Native American Games Day
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
In Conjunction with Museum Hill Day

A variety of traditional Native American hand games, atlatl throwing, and turquoise-themed art activities and yummy treats await those journeying to Museum Hill for the August 9 Summer of Color celebration. Event is FREE for all.

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Aug 9, 2015
12th Annual PUEBLO INDEPENDENCE DAY: Commemorating the 1680 Pueblo Revolt
Jemez Historic Site
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

On Sunday, August 9, the quaint and sleepy village of Jemez Springs—popularly known for its hot springs, hiking, and art galleries, comes alive with the 12th annual Pueblo Independence Day Celebration starting with a 7am pilgrimage run from Jemez Pueblo Plaza to Jemez Historic Site. Visitors to this free annual free event will also enjoy traditional Native dances, dine on authentic Native food, and shop Native arts and crafts.

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Aug 11, 2015
The Missed Opportunity in NAGPRA: native American Graves Protection and Reparation Act
Office of Archaeological Studies
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Brownbag Talk

Details coming soon. Admission is free and takes place the the Center for New Mexico Archaeology’s Library. 

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Aug 12, 2015
New date and time: The Sights and Sounds of the Inka Trail
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
A Painting the Divine event

Update: Due to a conflict with the Santa Fe Opera, the original time for this event, Aug. 13, had to be canceled. Miguel Harth-Bedoya graciously offered to move it to 2 pm on Wednesday, Aug. 12, to ensure it happens. 

Join distinguished conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya for a multimedia presentation about the music of South American regions connected by the great Inka Trail during the Spanish colonial era. "The Sights and Sounds of the Inka Trail" is part of the exhibition Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World and is presented for free in the History Museum auditorium. Doors open at 1:30 pm.

Harth-Bedoya is the music director of the Fort Worth Symphony and chief conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra. He also conducts the world-premiere performances of Jennifer Higdon’s opera, Cold Mountain, at the Santa Fe Opera in August 2015. Harth-Bedoya is also the founder and artistic director of Caminos del Inka, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to performing and promoting the music of the Americas.

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Aug 12, 2015
CreativeMornings Meets Summer of Color: Jeff Pappas on Action
New Mexico History Museum
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

State Historic Preservation Officer Jeff Pappas explores the theme of “action” at a free CreativeMornings. Adobe buildings are always going up or coming down. Hear a 10-minute presentation on how preservation teams work to prevent the latter, with a focus on the Palace of the Governors. Do a little creative networking and enjoy pastries and coffee from the Santa Fe Baking Co.

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Aug 13, 2015
Cocktails with the Collector
Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Circles members at the Governor’s Circle level and above are invited to visit the home of Richard Hertz and Doris Meyer to see their expansive contemporary Native America art collection. For more information contact Cara O’Brien at cara@museumfoundation.org or 505.982.6366 ext. 118.

  

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Aug 14, 2015
Breakfast with the Curators
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Dody Fugate on Canine-Related Artifacts from MIACís Collections

MIAC’s Curator of Archaeological Research Collections dines with registrants at the Museum Hill Cafe and then presents "Hair of the Dog," a presentation of canine-related items connected to MIAC’s collections.

Fee is $35; members are $30. Please call 505-476-2169 to register.

Space is limited - especially for this event - and will sell out quickly.

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Aug 15, 2015
Turquoise Buying Seminar
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
with Garrick Beck of Natural Stones

Learn before you buy! In this useful seminar, Beck provides slide illustrations of various types of turquoise, as well as tips gained from years of experience that will enhance your buying power. Free with Museum Admission; seminar held at MIAC’s O’Keeffe Theater.

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Aug 15, 2015
Gallery Talk
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cristina Masoliver

Cristina Masoliver of Los Titiriteros discusses the Baumann Marionette replicas

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Aug 16, 2015
Navajo Jeweler Michael Roanhorse
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Artist’s Talk

Originally from Crystal, NM, on the Navajo Reservation, Roanhorse resides in Santa Fe. The artist draws from his culture, creating new visions of contemporary design. He learned metalsmithing from his father, and has continued to further his knowledge of techniques and designs. He is a painter and a sculptor as well as a jeweler, and his jewelry is often reffered to as three-dimensional sculpture.

Michael has won awards from Indian Market, the Heard Museum, Eiteljorg Museum, and NMAI.

Program held at MIAC’s O’Keeffe Theater.

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Aug 17, 2015
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the museum presents the latest in Native documentaries, shorts and features during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. To see the full list of daily films and times, log onto www.AmericanIndian.si.edu.

Today’s film: 7 pm, Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

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Aug 18, 2015
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the museum presents the latest in Native documentaries, shorts and features during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. To see the full list of daily films and times, log onto www.AmericanIndian.si.edu.

Today’s films:

1 pm, SWAIA’s Moving Image Classification X Feature Winners 2015 7 pm, Trick or Treaty

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Aug 19, 2015
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the museum presents the latest in Native documentaries, shorts and features during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. To see the full list of daily films and times, log onto www.AmericanIndian.si.edu.

Today’s films:

1pm, Shorts Program I

7 pm, My Legacy

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Aug 20, 2015
Panel & Book Signing with Native American Leaders
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Drs. Momaday, Harjo, Denetdale, and JDs Gover and Maybee

Join MIAC for one of the most important events of the year -- a panel discussion and book signing with five leaders shaping the future of Native America.

The basis of the program is "Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations," an exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, and its accompanying book.

Panelists include the esteemed: Dr. N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa), Dr. Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee), Dr. Jennifer Nez Dinetdale (Diné), and Kevin Gover (Pawnee) with Dallin Maybee (Northern Arapaho/Seneca) moderating. Both are attorneys in major cultural leadership roles (as director of NMAI and SWAIA, respectively).

Free with Museum admission. Held at MIAC’s O’Keeffe Theater.

 

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Aug 20, 2015
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the museum presents the latest in Native documentaries, shorts and features during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. To see the full list of daily films and times, log onto www.AmericanIndian.si.edu.

Today’s films: 

1 pm, Shorts Program II 3 pm, Shorts Program III 7 pm, Follow Me Home

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Aug 21, 2015
NEARLY SOLD OUT- Breakfast with the Curators
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Dr. Letitia Chambers on MIACís Courage & Compassion Exhibit

Dr. Letitia Chambers, former director of the Heard Museum, is the curator of Courage and Compassion: Native Women Sculpting Women. Enjoy a delicious breakfast with Chambers, view a short presentation on female Native sculptors, and a tour of the exhibition with a complimentary copy of our catalog for the show!

Fee is $35; members are $30. Please call 505-476-2169 to register.

Space is limited - especially for this event - and will sell out quickly.

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Aug 21, 2015
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the museum presents the latest in Native documentaries, shorts and features during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. To see the full list of daily films and times, log onto www.AmericanIndian.si.edu.

Today’s films:

1 pm, Best of Animation Shorts Celebration
3 pm, NMAI “State of the Art” Symposium
5 pm, NMAI Film Panel @MOCNA
8 pm, Chasing the Light

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Aug 22, 2015 - Aug 23, 2015
Portal Artisans Celebration
New Mexico History Museum
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Free family fun

Take a break during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market to enjoy the Palace Portal Artisans Celebration in the shady Palace Courtyard. From 7:30 am—5 pm, portal artisans will offer music, hand-crafted art, raffles, a Native specialties food booth, and traditional Indian dances. The event is free.

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Aug 22, 2015
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the museum presents the latest in Native documentaries, shorts and features during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. To see the full list of daily films and times, log onto www.AmericanIndian.si.edu.

Today’s films:

1 pm, Longhouse Media Retrospective

3 pm, Shorts Program IV

8 pm, The Book of Life, at the Railyard Park screen


 

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Aug 22, 2015
Bosque Redondo at Fort Sumner Historic Site Benefit Auction
Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Presented by R.B. Burnham & Company Native Auctions

The Bosque Redondo Memorial tells the story of what happened to thousands of Navajo and Mescalero Apache at a place called Bosque Redondo. It is a story of conflict, suffering and death. It is also a story of strength, survival and new beginnings.  We encourage you to learn about the Bosque Redondo Memorial that “remembers their past….and celebrates their future.”

We invite you participate with us in this unique offering of art, pottery, textiles and western collectables.

Schedule of events:

Friday, August 21st

Preview: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Lecture: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 22nd

Preview: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Auction 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

Location: 

Eldorado Hotel & Spa Santa Fe, 309 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

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Aug 23, 2015
Native Cinema Showcase
New Mexico History Museum

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the museum presents the latest in Native documentaries, shorts and features during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market. To see the full list of daily films and times, log onto www.AmericanIndian.si.edu.

Today’s films:

11 am, SWAIA’s Moving Image Classification X Shorts Winners 2015
1 pm, Shorts Program V
3 pm, O Mestre e o Divino/The Master and Divino

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Aug 23, 2015
FOCA+P House Party
New Mexico Museum of Art
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

FOCA+P members-only party

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Aug 25, 2015 - Aug 28, 2015
Navajo Weaving Workshop
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
with Linda Teller Pete and Barbara Teller Ornelas

The Navajo Weaving class at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture has extremely limited space, and it will fill quickly.  

The details: 



  • Tuesday – Friday, August 25 – 28; 10am - 5pm.

  • Cost is $475 – includes pre-warped loom for use in class (looms available to purchase separately after class)

  • Additional $75 materials fee payable first day of class to instructors

  • Payable by check, cash, or major credit card (over the telephone)

Please call Angela at 505-476-1247 or Andy at 505-476-1271 to register. Please note that spaces cannot be held without payment, so credit card is your best option.

Should you call and receive voicemail, please leave your full contact information, or you may try 505-476-1269, our main line – select individuals can register you there, too.

Class takes place in MIAC’s Museum classroom.

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Aug 28, 2015
El Presidio de Santa Barbara: Its Founding, Heyday, Decline, and Rebirth
New Mexico History Museum
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
An Adobe Summer event

Once part of a far larger Spanish Presidio, the Palace of the Governors today faces numerous preservation challenges. As part of the museum’s Adobe Summer celebration, Jarrell Jackman, executive director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, speaks on the successful renovation of his city’s 1782 Spanish presidio. A free lecture at 6 pm on Friday, Aug. 28.

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Aug 28, 2015
Breakfast with the Curators
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Library Director Allison Colborne with

MIAC/LOA Library Director Allison Colborne concludes the summer Breakfast with the Curators series with "Treasures from the Stack," an opportunity to view rare and unique books and other ephemera from the Laboratory of Anthropology’s Library. And yes, she will pull a folio of Edward Curtis photographs!

Fee is $35; members are $30. Please call 505-476-2169 to register.

Space is limited - especially for this event - and will sell out quickly.

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Aug 29, 2015
Navajo Weavers Talk with Q&A
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
with Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete

Join us for a talk about these sisters’ family weaving legacy and their deep commitment to keeping the art alive!

This event is free with museum admission.

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