FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 30, 2010
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Popular Breakfast With The Curators Returns
(Santa Fe, NM – July 15, 2010)—Breakfast with the Curators, is a series of lectures and artists presentations held every year in August at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture on Museum Hill.
Meet and learn about Native American artists and arts through talks, tours of the Museum’s exhibits, or go behind-the-scenes with MIAC curators, scholars, and artists.
Reservations are required. Tickets cost $25/ $20 MNMF members, museum admission is included. Please call 476-1247 or 476-1271 for reservations and more information.
All events begin with breakfast at the new Museum Hill Café at 8:30 a.m. followed by programs at the Museum, scheduled to end at 10:00 a.m.
August 13- Huichol Art and Culture: Balancing the World
Breakfast with Dr. Jill Grady and Dr. Peter Furst, guest curators and anthropologists, followed by a tour of the exhibit Huichol Art and Culture: Balancing the World
August 17- Indian Market Highlights: Gerónima Cruz Montoya
Breakfast with Bruce Bernstein, Director of SWAIA, Santa Fe Indian Market, followed by a talk entitled “Geronima Cruz Montoya Country: An Indigenous New Mexico Story ” and highlights of Geronima Cruz Montoya’s works in the MIAC Collections.
August 20- Function to Fine Art: American Indian Basketry - A Preview Behind the Scenes at MIAC
Breakfast with Larry Dalrymple, guest curator and well-known basketry expert, followed by a talk introducing our upcoming basketry exhibit “From Function to Fine Art: American Indian Basketry” and a behind-the-scenes tour of MIAC’s basket collection.
August 27 – Lonnie Vigil: 2010 Native Treasures Artist Honoree
Breakfast with Lonnie Vigil, renowned micaceous potter and 2010 MIAC Native Treasures Artist Honoree, followed by a talk and viewing of Lonnie Vigil’s work on display at the Museum.
Dawn Kaufmann, Educator
Docent Coordinator; Public Programming