FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 06, 2018
Mary Ann Hatchitt
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- Whether you are a new or seasoned collector of Native American arts, you are sure to find something perfect at the Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale! Pottery, jewelry, textiles, paintings, baskets, carvings - vintage and contemporary - will be available for purchase.
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture proudly announces the 2018 Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, Sept. 23. This unique sale of Native American jewelry and art is from private collections and benefits annual educational programs and exhibitions at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC).
The Collectors’ Sale is held at the Laboratory of Anthropology (right next to MIAC) on Museum Hill. The sale will take place Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Special Early Bird shopping will take place Saturday from 9-10 a.m. with a $25 admission at the entrance.
For more information about the Collectors’ Sale and consigning items, please visit here.
Sunday, Sept. 23th is also Community Day, sponsored by the Museum Hill partners, which comprises the following organizations all residing on Museum Hill:
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture The Museum of International Folk Art The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian Santa Fe Botanical Garden National Park Service
For a list of events happening on Community Day, follow this link: http://media.newmexicoculture.org/event/3474/fourth-annual-museum
About the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture: http://miaclab.org/
As the 19th century closed, one of the Southwest’s major "attractions" was its vibrant Native American cultures. In response to unsystematic collecting by Eastern museums, anthropologist Edgar Lee Hewett founded the Museum of New Mexico in 1909 with a mission to collect and preserve Southwest Native American material culture. Several years later, in 1927, John D. Rockefeller founded the renowned Laboratory of Anthropology with a mission to study the Southwest’s indigenous cultures. In 1947 the two institutions merged, bringing together the most inclusive and systematically acquired collection of New Mexican and Southwestern anthropological artifacts in the country. The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture is a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, May through October; closed Mondays November through April, closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. 710 Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87504, Phone: (505) 476-1269. Events, news releases and images about activities at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and other in divisions of the Department of Cultural Affairs can be accessed at media.newmexicoculture.org.