Texas Canyon Trail Run 2017 Race Results


Amerind Artist In Residence

Duane Maktima (Hopi-Laguna)

Master Jeweler-Metalsmith

March 14-April 12, 2018                                


10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-3:00 pm


Visit Amerind March 14-April 12, 2018 to witness master jeweler-metalsmith, Duane Maktima, create his works of art. Maktima traveled to numerous repositories of Hopi objects to study the designs and techniques used to create the items. The experience of having surrounded himself with Hopi items has given Maktima extensive knowledge few people have today. Do not miss this unique opportunity to watch a true master practice his craft. 


Texas Canyon Trail Run

Saturday, April 7, 2018

 9:00 am


Photo by GOATographer

The Amerind Museum presents the 5th Annual Texas Canyon Trail Run. Here is your chance to intimately experience this awe inspiring region that is normally closed to the public. Run or walk the scenic 5K or 10K courses in beautiful Texas Canyon. Participation in the event enables Amerind to further its mission of fostering and promoting knowledge and understanding of the Native Peoples of the Americas through research, education, and conservation. Once you have completed the course, step inside the museum to explore Amerind’s newest  exhibit: Human Connections Across the Ancient Borderlands. Museum admission is free for race participants!  

 Texas Canyon Trail Run event details:

Who: Open to the public – all ages.

Where: Amerind Museum, 2100 N. Amerind Rd. Dragoon, AZ 85609

When: April 7, 2018. Races start at 9:00 am.

To register visit http://bit.ly/2018TCTR                                                   ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

Art Exhibit and Gallery Talk by Ed Kabotie

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 11:00 am


Ed Kabotie (Hopi & Tewa) finds artistic inspiration in all facets of his life, including his Puebloan heritage and the sacred landscape of Northern Arizona. Kabotie translates this inspiration onto paper though watercolor paintings, as well as ink and marker drawings. Visit Amerind to listen to Kabotie discuss his artistic process. Then step into the Frances Chapin Foundation Gallery to view an exhibit of Kabotie’s powerful art.

Free with Regular Museum Admission and to all Texas Canyon Trail Run Participants!________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

The Amerind Museum and Golden Rule Vineyards Present:

An Adventure of Wine Tasting and Painting

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm at Golden Rule Vineyards


 Photo by Debbie Mechigian

Join Artist Debbie Mechigian at Golden Rule Vineyards for an afternoon of immersion in food, paint, and wine. The day begins with an Italian picnic complemented with a flight of Golden Rule Vineyards wine. Debbie will then cultivate your inner artist during an acrylic painting lesson perfect for participants of any skill level.

 Cost: $85 per person or $160 per couple for members or $95 per person or $180 per couple for non-members. Price includes lunch, wine tasting, and art supplies.

Space is limited, so you are encouraged to sign up early. Call Amerind at 520.586.3666 or send an email to amerind@amerind.org to make your reservation. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 

History of Jewelry Arts in the Southwest

Collectors Workshop with Mark Bahti

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:00 am-4:00 pm


Join expert Mark Bahti exploring the Amerind Museum’s world-class Native jewelry collections. Mark will use Amerind’s extensive collections to teach workshop participants about the history of jewelry arts in the Southwest, from materials and techniques to the makers, the traders, and the economic and social relationships behind the Native American jewelry trade. Participants are encouraged to bring pieces from their own collection for evaluation by an expert. 


Cost: $100 per person (members, includes box lunch)


The workshop is limited to 12 people, so you are encouraged to sign up early. Call 520.586.3666 to register.


Peruvian Cuisine Cooking Class with Chef Debbie

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10:00 am-2:00 pm

peru cooking

Join Chef Debbie as she explores Peruvian cuisine. Sip on Peru’s iconic drink chica morada, while learning how to prepare shrimp ceviche, flavorful lomo saltado, spicy green aji sauce, sweet arroz con leche, unique tanta wawas (bread babies!), and more! Grab your apron and join Chef Debbie in the kitchen for this special culinary journey to Peru.

$75 per person per class, feasting included. Bring your apron and your appetite! To register contact Chef Debbie at 520-586-3666 or debbie@amerind.org.


Paquimé and Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua Tour

October  18-21, 2018


Join us as we explore Paquimé with Professor Paul Minnis, who has been a leader in Chihuahuan archaeology for 30 years. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Paquimé was a unique center that influenced hundreds of communities along the border. This ancient inspiration has extended to modern times and the community of Mata Ortiz, where we will explore the artwork of the town’s potters.

Members: $2,175 (double occupancy, single supplement of $225 required for solo travelers)

The tour is limited to 16 people, so you are encouraged to sign up early. Contact Amerind at 520.586.3666  or amerind@amerind.org to register or for more information.


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