Please join us for this jointly sponsored event of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research!
Playing, Remembering, Making: Art in Native Womens Lives
An Exhibition and Panel Discussion
When: Monday, June 9, 2008 Time: 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.
Where: John Gaw Meem Auditorium at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum Hill, 710 Camino Lejo.
What: Over the last several months, eleven Native and First Nations women have been gathering at the Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe to discuss what art, gender, and community mean to them. Join them for this one day exhibition and discussion as they explore the visual and intellectual results of these meetings.
Exhibit of works will be on view in the Meem from 12 pm-4:30pm
Opening remarks by IARC Director Cynthia Chavez Lamar with reception following.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Panel Discussion: The Original Six: Art, Gender, and Community
Gloria Emerson, Erica Lord, Felice Lucero, Sherry Farrell Racette, Diane Reyna, and Eliza Naranjo Morse discuss the works they created out of their meetings and continue their discussion about art, gender, and community.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Another Five: Becoming
Three months after the original six artists met, each brought with them a new and promising artist, creating the group of eleven that exists today. Hear about how Lara Evans, TahNibaa Naataanii, Shannon Letandre, Heidi Brandow, and Dyani Reynolds-White Hawk were affected by these meetings and how issues of art, gender, and community shape their work.
Fee: All events are free. Visitors are free to wander through the exhibit at any time during the program.
This event is presented by the Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research in partnership with the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. For more information, please call (505) 954-7272.