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Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery

GENERAL INFO / BACKGROUND

Location/Dates:

Mt. Washington Campus: Norman F. Sprague, Jr. Auditorium
Ongoing
Open Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Featuring more than 100 pieces of rare ceramics from the Autry’s Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, this exhibition traces the dramatic changes that transformed the Pueblo pottery tradition in the era following sixteenth-century Spanish colonization to the present. Organized by Pueblo language groups, the show includes pieces by such well-known potters as Maria and Julian Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), Nampeyo (Hopi) and her descendants, Juan Cruz Roybal (San Ildefonso Pueblo) and Tonita Peña Roybal (San Ildefonso Pueblo), Gladys Paquin (Laguna Pueblo), and many others.

Featuring more than 100 pieces of rare ceramics from the Autry’s Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, this exhibition traces the dramatic changes that transformed the Pueblo pottery tradition in the era following sixteenth-century Spanish colonization to the present. Organized by Pueblo language groups, the show includes pieces by such well-known potters as Maria and Julian Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo), Nampeyo (Hopi) and her descendants, Lucy Lewis (Acoma Pueblo), Juan Cruz Roybal (San Ildefonso Pueblo) and Tonita Peña Roybal (San Ildefonso Pueblo), and many others.

Related Programs

UPCOMING:

Southwest Museum Building 100th Anniversary Reception and Commemoration

Saturday, August 16, 2014 <br>10:00 a.m. Reception with Autry and City Leaders <br>11:00 a.m. Program</br>


American Indian Arts Marketplace 2014

Saturday–Sunday, November 8–9, 2014 <br>10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.</br>


PAST:

American Indian Culture Family Day

Sun, Dec 1, 2013 - 1:00 PM


Quarterly Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 1:00 p.m.


Remixing Lummis: The Politics of the Musical Archive

Saturday, Mar 8, 2014, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.


Equality or Exceptionalism? Seeking Justice for Native Nations

Saturday, Mar 15, 2014, 5:00 p.m.


Golden Age of Radio with SAG-AFTRA: Early '50s Sitcoms

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014, 7:30 p.m.


Portrait Painting Demonstration with Michelle Dunaway

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 1:00 p.m.


Navajo Rug Auction Member Preview Sale

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014, 9:00 a.m.


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