Sep 25, 2022 - May 14, 2023
To Keep Them Warm: The Alaska Native Parka
Museum of International Folk Art

Parkas are complex expressions of Alaska Native cultures’ deep respect for the animals of land and sea. The harmonious marriage of beauty, function, and resourcefulness, parkas are a living tradition rooted in centuries of indigenous knowledge of material science and design. They also demonstrate the resilience of indigenous communities to thrive in the arctic environment. 

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Dec 5, 2021 - Feb 19, 2023
Dressing with Purpose: Belonging and Resistance in Scandinavia
Museum of International Folk Art

Dressing with Purpose examines three dress traditions today—Swedish folkdräkt, Norwegian bunad, and Sámi gákti—in light of more than two centuries of social and political change across Scandinavia.

 

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Oct 3, 2021 - Jul 17, 2022
Between the Lines: Prison Art & Advocacy
Museum of International Folk Art

Through a combination of in-gallery objects and multimedia pieces, as well as public conversations and events held at the museum and in the community, this exhibition addresses themes of incarceration, social justice and prisoners’ rights, recidivism and transitional justice. Works featured in exhibition are drawn from the Museum’s extensive collection of prison art alongside recently acquired art - including pieces made during workshops at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in 2017, pieces purchased at the state Penitentiary’s bi-annual Inmate Craftsmanship and Trades Fair in 2019, and a mural created by at-risk-youth through a school-to-prison pipeline initiative https://www.sitesofconscience.org/en/2018/01/brown-v-board-to-ferguson-toolkit/  program between MOIFA and Santa Fe ¡YouthWorks! in 2018. The exhibition further explores strategies helping underserved populations so that they may avoid future incarceration and examine how the arts can be a catalyst for healing, rehabilitation, and change.

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Apr 17, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022
Southwest Rising: Contemporary Art and the Legacy of Elaine Horwitch
New Mexico Museum of Art

This exhibition highlights the works of some of the Elaine Horwitch Galleries’ most popular artists.

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Apr 4, 2021 - Mar 13, 2022
A Place in Clay
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Kathleen Wall’s 2020 Living Treasure Exhibition

Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo) presents A Place in Clay, an exhibition of her work that honors her distinguished title of Living Treasure for 2020. 

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Mar 13, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021
Breath Taking
New Mexico Museum of Art

In this exhibition, contemporary artists find inventive ways to express the act and importance of breathing.

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