Thursday, Aug. 18



Santa Fe New Mexican


Santa Fe Native Cinema Showcase 2022 (through Aug. 21) Presented by the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, this annual celebration provides a unique forum for engagement with filmmakers from Indigenous communities throughout the Western Hemisphere and the Arctic. Details on website. Free. New Mexico History Museum Auditorium 113 Lincoln Ave. programs/events/ 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wheelwright Museum Benefit Sale Hundreds of one-of-a-kind Native American artworks are sold to benefit the Wheelwright Museum and its programming. This is the museum's largest fundraiser, supporting future exhibitions, educational programming and general operations. Free. Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian 704 Camino Lejo 505-982-4636 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Painting demonstration with Hyrum Joe (Navajo), dedicated chronicler of the Navajo people's daily life; also on Friday. Blue Rain Gallery 544 S. Guadalupe St. 505-954-9902 1-3 p.m. Pottery demonstration with Jason Ebelacker (Santa Clara Pueblo), followed by a reception from 3-6 p.m. for Ebelacker's show New Works in Clay. Pottery of the Southwest 223-A Canyon Road 505-365-2192 3-4 p.m. Jackson Clark speaks about Navajo weavings. Sorrel Sky Gallery 125 W. Palace Ave. 505-501-6555 5-8 p.m. Reception for Celebration of Native American Art Blue Rain Gallery's annual group show includes Jody Naranjo (Santa Clara Pueblo), Chris Pappan (Kaw/Osage/ Cheyenne River Lakota), Dan Friday (Lummi), Helen K. Tindel (Santa Clara Pueblo), Starr Hardridge (Muscogee), Lisa Holt (Cochiti Pueblo) and Harlan Reano (Kewa Pueblo), Ryan Singer (Diné), Frank Buffalo Hyde (Onondaga), Maria Samora (Taos Pueblo) and Raven Skyriver (Tlingit). Show runs through Aug. 22. Blue Rain Gallery 544 S. Guadalupe St. 505-954-9902