Join us this Saturday for Part 2 of our Summer Lecture Series!

“HISTORY AND ART OF SPANISH NEW MEXICO”

Presented by Henry Monahan, Gallery Director

June 15, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Morning Star Gallery
513 Canyon Road

SPACE IS LIMITED SO PLEASE RSVP BELOW.

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Summer Lecture Series Starts June 1st!

“Culture Areas of North America and Associated Specialties”

Our Summer Lecture series, presented by Gallery Director, Henry Monahan, starts tomorrow at 10:30am! Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot today!

Henry has “a unique perspective and unparalleled capability to communicate these important facts and put in to context”

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Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity!

Dwayne Wilcox at IAIA in Santa Fe

We wanted to congratulate one of our represented artists, contemporary ledger artist Dwayne Wilcox, on his well-received solo exhibition at IAIA!

Below are a few of our favorites from the show and the associated wall texts.

“Awkward” by Dwayne Wilcox

Wall text for Awkward

“Business is Booming” by Dwayne Wilcox

Wall text for Business is Booming

(above) Three views of “Desert Storm” by Dwayne Wilcox

https://iaia.edu/event/dwayne-wilcox-visual-language/

Dwayne’s exhibition ended this past Sunday; however, we encourage anyone who is interested to join Dwayne and others for the IAIA #NoFILTER Reception and MFA Reading this Friday, May 17, 2019 from 4 PM – 7:30 PM.

The event begins at 4:00 PM with a gallery talk by Dwayne Wilcox, then a performance by Tiffany T. Adams (Chemehuevi Indian Tribe), followed with a reading by MFA Creative writing graduates and ending with the closing reception for #NoFILTER: IAIA 2019 BFA Exhibition.

More info about this and other upcoming events at IAIA can be found on their website.

Enjoy!

Visit to the Peabody Museum

This past April, I was lucky enough to send an afternoon at “The Peabody” in Cambridge.
It was an unbelievable experience. The outstanding collection is a “must see” the next time you are in the Boston area.

Plains quilled shirt and feather bonnet, 19th C.

NWC painted hide armor, late 18th C.

Check out the Peabody’s website to learn more about their current and upcoming exhibitions:
https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/exhibits/current

Harvard Club of New Mexico Lecture

This month I have the pleasure of presenting a talk for the Harvard Club of New Mexico entitled, “Intro to Plains History and Material Culture.” The talk will take place here at Morning Star Gallery.

May 4, 2019
11:00am

While this is a private event, I will be presenting a series of free, public lectures beginning on June 1st.
Check out our Events Page to learn more.

Learn more about the Harvard Club of New Mexico:
http://hcnewmexico.clubs.harvard.edu/

image credit: “The Plains Indians, Artists of Earth and Sky”

Welcome to "Director's Cut"

Morning Star Gallery is excited to announce our new blog “Director’s Cut.”
In this new addition to our recently updated web-site, we will share and explore interesting topics regarding antique and contemporary Native American Art. These will include highlighting objects, sharing upcoming events, and celebrating the creativity and diversity of Native American artists past and present.


Coming Soon:

2019 Summer Lecture Series - “Introduction to Antique Native American Art”

Topics will include:

  • Culture Areas and Associated Specialties

  • Plains Beadwork

  • Pueblo Pottery

  • N.M. History and Art

  • Southwest Textiles

  • The Fur Trade

  • Plains Ledger Drawings: Contemporary and Historic

This lecture series will be held at Morning Star Gallery from 10:30 am to 11:30.
Dates and times will be posted on our new Calendar page and social media.

Space for the lectures is limited, so be sure to make your reservations early!