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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
May 28 & 30, 2022

Join us for the 18th Annual Native Treasures - Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) Art Market. The multi-day event takes place Memorial Day weekend. Events include an in-person art market at the Santa Fe Convention Center showcasing jewelry, pottery, sculpture, two-dimensional art, fashion, carvings, basketry, beadwork and textiles. 100% of art sales go directly to the artists. For more information about the 2022 event, visit museumfoundation.org/native-treasures/

NATIVE TREASURES LIVING TREASURE

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo) as the 2022 recipient of the MIAC Living Treasure award. This award is part of the annual Native Treasures Art Market and honors Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic contributions to the field of Indigenous arts and culture. Virgil Ortiz’s artistic contributions combine art, décor, fashion, video, and film. One of the most innovative potters of his time, Ortiz’s exquisite works have been exhibited in museum collections around the world including the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Learn more about Virgil Ortiz and previous Living Treasures at indianartsandculture.org.


Virgil Ortiz, Master & 2 Tics, 2002. Cochiti red clay, white clay slip, red clay slip, black (wild spinach) paint, 69 x 38 x 30 cm. Collection of Cyndy and Bob Gallegos. Photo by Chad Tanner.