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 Vintage Basketry & Navajo Weaving Trunk Show

Saturday, February 24, 2018

10:00 am-4:00 pm 

 

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Photo: Detailed view of photo by Joe Kozlowski

Join Terry DeWald of Terry DeWald American Indian Art for this Vintage Basketry and Navajo Weaving Trunk Show. The show will feature Navajo weavings, vintage baskets from California, the greater southwest, and contemporary Tohono O’odham baskets.

 

DeWald has been a prominent dealer, lecturer, appraiser, and author of Native American art for more than 40 years. At 11:00 am, DeWald will give a presentation that will examine Vintage Basketry and Navajo Weaving.

 

Free with Museum Admission

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Public Presentation

The Relics and Remains of the Ancient Paquiméans

Gordon F.M. Rakita, PhD

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 1:00 pm

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 Every society must develop methods and processes for dealing with death.  In his talk, The Relics and Remains of the Ancient Paquiméans, Dr. Gordon Rakita (University of North Florida), will describe the ways the ancient inhabitants of Paquimé prepared and ushered members of their community into the afterlife.  He will also examine what Casas Grandes mortuary rituals tell us about Paquiméan culture.

This program is supported in part by Arizona Humanities.

Free with Museum Admission!

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Seri Art and Culture Weekend

Saturday-Sunday, March 10-11, 2018

10:00 am-4:00 pm

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Visit Amerind to learn about the art and culture of the Comcáac (Seri) people of Sonora, Mexico. Take this opportunity to  meet the artists behind these unique creations while visiting Amerind.  We will offer a wide selection of Comcáac baskets, wood carvings, necklaces, and other beautifully crafted works of art for sale.

Once you have completed your shopping, stay for a presentation by Mike Gray, who has been working with the Comcáac for over 20 years. Gray will give presentations about Comcáac art at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm daily.

 Free with Museum Admission!

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Texas Canyon Trail Run

Saturday, April 7, 2018

 9:00 am

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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.

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History of Jewelry Arts in the Southwest

Collectors Workshop with Mark Bahti

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

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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.

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