Programs & Events

August Events

Wed Aug 3, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Friends of History Wednesday Lecture Series

Evolution: Converging Tradition and Innovation

Please join Cochiti Pueblo Artist, Virgil Ortiz as he shares the processes he uses to create his artwork as part of our Friends of History lecture series.

The presentation will be available here: 

Donations Welcome

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Sun Aug 7, 2022
10:00 - 5:00 pm

Exhibition Opening-Free Admission

Honoring Tradition and Innovation: 100-Years of Santa Fe's Indian Market 1922-2022

Please join the New Mexico History Museum as we present an exhibition that commemorates a century of Santa Fe’s Indian Market. Honoring Tradition and Innovation: 100 Years of Santa Fe’s Indian Market 1922-2022, traces the history of this historic market and explores the impact of Federal Indian policies on the Native American art world. Many of these policies are reflected in the social and economic trends that shaped Indian Market through the years. The exhibition celebrates the artists and collectors who have made it possible and includes over 200 pieces ...

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Thu Aug 18, 2022
10:00 - 10:00 pm

Native Cinema Showcase

In conjunction with the 100th annual Indian Market, the National Museum of the American Indian brings the best of Native American filmmaking to Santa Fe. Complimentary screenings will be held at the New Mexico History Museums Auditorium, and the Santa Fe Railyard Park. Please see film schedule from August 18-21.

Admission is free/seating is limited 

No food or Beverages allowed in the NMHM Auditorium. Bottled water only please.

The showcase website:

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Sat Aug 20, 2022
10:00 - 4:00 pm

Portal Artist Show and Sale

Portal Artists Temporary Location

Public Notice:

The museums Portal Artists will re-locate to the courtyard for the duration of Indian Market weekend August 20-21.

Please enter through the Blue gate on Lincoln Ave to visit with the artists.

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