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Wheelwright Museum

Jewelry from the Center for the Study of Southwestern Jewelry, courtesy of the Wheelwright Museum

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The most extensive Native American art events calendar available.


November 2020

November 4, 2020–February 28, 2021: Athens, GA
Collective Visions: Modern Native American Printmakers at the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 90 Carlton Street | (706) 542-0463 | georgiamuseum.org

Cherish Parrish

Black Ash Basket by Cherish Parrish (Gun Lake Potawatomi). Photo: Richard Church (Odawa, Ojibwe, Potawatomi).

November 5, 2020–March 27, 2021: Grand Rapids, MI
An Interwoven Legacy: The Black Ash Basketry of Kelly Church and Cherish Parrish at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Street | (616) 831-1000 | artmuseumgr.org

November 10, 2020–January 7, 2021: St. Petersburg, FL
Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes at the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, 150 Central Avenue. Group exhibition curated by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) | (727) 892-4200 | thejamesmuseum.org

Mid-November: Albuquerque, NM
9th annual Pueblo Fiber Arts Show and Sale at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th Street NW, 9:00 am–4:00 pm | (505) 843-7270 | indianpueblo.org

Late November: Los Angeles, CA
14th annual LA SkinsFest at the TCL Chinese Theater, 6935 Hollywood Boulevard | (323) 466-7400 | laskinsfest.com

November 21 & 22: San Antonio, TX
7th annual Yanaguana Indian Arts Market at the Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St | (210) 299-4499 | email | briscoemuseum.org

Late November: Albuquerque, NM
8th Annual Pueblo Market at Isleta Resort and Casino, 11000 Broadway SE. 9:00 am–6:00 pm. More than 180 artists, with food, Pueblo dances, live entertainment, and more. Free and open to the public | Ron Martinez Looking Elk (505) 250-5996 | Facebook

Late November/Early December: Collinsville, IL
15th annual Fall Native American Holiday Market at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, 30 Ramey Street | (618) 346-5160 | cahokiamounds.org


Continuing

Through October 31: Winnipeg, MB
Miskwaabik Animiiki / Copper Thunderbird, exhibition of work by Norval Morrisseau (Bingwi Neyaashi Ojibwe, ca. 1932–2007), at Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery, 203–290 McDermont Avenue, +1 (204) 942-2674 | urbanshaman.org

Through November 1: Toledo, OH
Expanded Views: Native American Art in Focus, Part II, at the Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe Street | (419) 255-8000 | toledomuseum.org

Through December 31: Missoula, MT
Love Letters to the Collection, works from the Contemporary American Indian Art Collection, at the Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St | (406) 728-0447 | missoulaartmuseum.org

Through January 3, 2021: Phoenix, AZ
Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art from Indigenous North America at the Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Avenue | (602) 252-8840 | heard.org

Through November 15: Online
14th annual Native Spirit Film Festival, showcasing more than 100 films from more than 60 Indigenous Nations from across the globe. Native Spirit Film Festival is the UK’s first and only annual festival dedicated to the celebration of Indigenous filmmakers, media makers, artists, and Indigenous-run film productions and collectives | nativespiritfoundation.org

Through November 28: Portland, OR
Rick Bartow: Crow’s Instructions at Froelick Gallery, 714 NW Davis Street | (503) 222-1142 | froelickgallery.com

Through January 3, 2021: Tulsa, OK
Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists at the Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S Rockford Road. Curated by Jill Ahlberg Yohe and Teri Greeves (Kiowa) | (918) 748-5300 | philbrook.org

Jack Hokeah

Jack Hokeah (Kiowa, 1901–1969), “Mére Kiowa et son Enfant ,” serigraph in Kiowa Agency.

Through January 3, 2021: Santa Fe, NM
When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, 108 Cathedral Place | (505) 983-8900 | iaia.edu/museum

Through January 10, 2021: Brooklyn, NY
Climate in Crisis: Environmental Change in the Indigenous Americas at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway | (718) 638-5000 | brooklynmuseum.org

Through January 17, 2021: Norman, OK
Kiowa Agency: Stories of the Six at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Avenue, an exhibition of work by the Kiowa Six. Virtual talk by curators on November 17, 7:00 pm, register here. Museum is free and open every day except Monday  | (405) 325-3272 | ou.edu/fjjma

Lisa Hudson Chickasaw

Lisa Hudson (Chickasaw), “Chickasaw Grace,” 2017, Digital duotone print, 7.1 in. × 6.5 in., part of Visual Voices: Contemporary Chickasaw Art.

Through January 18, 2021: San Antonio, TX
Visual Voices: Contemporary Chickasaw Art at the Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street. Curated by Manuela Well-Off-Man, PhD, and Karen Whitecotton (Citizen Potawatomi) | (210) 299-4499 | briscoemuseum.org

Through January 23, 2021: Tucson, AZ
Pahko’ora/Pahko’ola: Mayo and Yaqui Masks from the James S. Griffith Collection at the Arizona State Museum, 1013 E. University Boulevard | (520) 621-6302 | statemuseum.arizona.edu

Through January 31, 2021: Dragoon, AZ
Siki Yoka: The Art of Gabriel Ayala (Yoeme) at the Amerind Museum, 2100 N. Amerind Road. Gallery talk: Tuesday, February 11, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
(520) 586-3666 | amerind.org

Through April 2021: Marco Island, FL
Paradise Found: 6,000 Years of People on Marco Island at the Marco Island Historical Society, 180 S. Heathwood Drive. Exhibition features Key Marco Cat and other precontact woodcarvings. Reception: Saturday, January 26, 9:00 am–4:00 pm | (239) 389-6447 | themihs.info

Through late 2021: New York, NY
Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting at the National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green | (212) 514-3700 | nmai.si.edu/visit/newyork

Through August 22, 2022: Tucson, AZ
Woven Through Time: American Treasures of Native Basketry and Fiber Art at the Arizona State Museum, 1310 E. University Boulevard, works from the permanent collection spanning 8,000 years | (520) 621-6302 | statemuseum.arizona.edu


December 2020

Early December: Santa Fe, NM
4th annual Poeh Winter Market at the Cities of Gold Hotel, 10 Cities of Gold Road. Market: 9:00 am–4:00 pm | (505) 455-3334 | Facebook | poehcenter.org

Early December: Washington, DC
NMAI Native Art Market at the National Museum of the American Indian, 4th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC, and National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY, 10:00 am–5:30 pm | americanindian.si.edu/artmarket

Early December: New York, NY
NMAI Native Art Market at the National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY | americanindian.si.edu/artmarket

Early December: Rapid City, SD
6th annual Black Hills Winter American Indian Art Market at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn, 505 N. 5th Street, 10 am–5 pm. More than 40 Native artists from the Black Hill and area reservations | email | Facebook

Mid-December: Orono, ME
Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market at Hudson Museum, 2 Flagstaff Road | (207) 581-1865 | umaine.edu/hudsonmuseum

Mid-December 14: Santa Fe, NM
IAIA Annual Holiday Market at the Balzer Gallery and painting studio, IAIA Campus, 83 Avan Nu Po Road | (505) 424-5704 | iaia.edu 

Mid-December: Phoenix, AZ
44th annual Pueblo Grande Indian Market at the Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington Street. More than 100 booths | (602) 495-0901 | pueblogrande.org


January 2021

Mid-January: Denver, CO
40th annual Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Art Fest at Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Avenue. More than 200 artists, Native and non-Native | (505) 273-7363 | dashevents.com/productions/colorado-indian-market

January 28–March 16: Kenosha, WI
Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes at the Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Avenue. Group exhibition curated by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) | (262) 653-4140 | museums.kenosha.org/public

Late January: Cave Creek, AZ
Cave Creek Indian Market at Stagecoach Village, 7100 E. Cave Creek Road, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, hosted by Vermillion Promotions | (623) 734-6526 | stagecoachvillagecc.com

Late January: Fountain Hills, AZ
Fountain Hills Indian Market at Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Boulevard, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, hosted by Magic Bird Festivals | (480) 488-2014 | Facebook | carefreeazfestivals.com

Late January: Sarasota, FL
Sarasota Native American Indian Festival at Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Boulevard | Facebook | sarasotanativeamericanindianfestival.com

Late January: Elko, NV—tentative
17th annual Great Basin Native Market at the Historic Girl Scout’s House, 561 14th Street, contact Lois Whitney (775) 340-9897 or Dona Ortiz at (775) 340-8379 | whiteknifeshoshone.com


February 2021

Late February: San Francisco, CA
37th annual American Indian Art Show | Marin and San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show at the Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, 2 Marina Boulevard, organized by Object of Art Shows. Friday, Early Preview: 2:00–8:00 pm, Saturday: 11:00 am–7:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am–6:00 pm | (949) 280-6551 | marinshow.com
Late February: Panama City, Panama
9th Annual Festival de Arte Dule at art exhibits, concerts, dance, forum, workshops and film festival at various locations | artistasgunas@gmail.com | Facebook/FestivalArteDule


March 2021

Early March: Anchorage, AK
Charlotte Jensen Native Arts Market at the Dimond Center, 800 E. Dimond Boulevard, featuring more than 150 Alaska Native artists, Wednesday–Saturday: 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00 pm–5:00 pm | furrondy.net

Heard Fair

Heard Fair, Phoenix, AZ

March 5–7: Phoenix, AZ
63rd annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market at the Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Avenue. Best of Show reception: Friday, March 5, evening. Market: Saturday, March 6, and Sunday, March 7 | (602) 252-8840 | heardguild.org

Mid-March: El Prado, NM
9th annual Taos Pueblo Art Winter Show at the Millicent Rogers Museum, 1504 Millicent Rogers Road | (575) 758-2462 | millicentrogers.org


April 2021

April 6–August 11: Meridian, MS
Savages and Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes at the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience, 5500 First Avenue. Group exhibition curated by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) | (601) 581-1550 | msarts.org


May 2021

Marie Watt

Marie Watt (Seneca), “Butterfly,” 2015, reclaimed wool blankets, satin binding, thread, cotton twill tape, tin jingles, 94 × 126 in., collection of the Denver Art Museum.

May 23–August 22: Denver, CO
Each/Other: Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway | (720) 865-5000 | denverartmuseum.org

Late May: Sulphur, OK
Artesian Arts Festival, sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation, in Artesian Plaza, 100 West Muskogee Avenue. Friday, May 22, evening reception. Market: Saturday, May 23, from 10:00 am–6:00 pm | (580) 272-5520 | Facebook | chickasaw.net

Late May: Santa Fe, NM
Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival, hosted by the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, at the Santa Fe Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street. Reception: Friday evening, market: Saturday and Sunday. More than 200 artists, benefits the MIAC | (505) 216-0683 | nativetreasures.org

Late May: Flagstaff, AZ
Zuni Festival of Arts & Culture at the Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Road | (928) 774-5213 | musnaz.org

Late May–July TBA: Brantford, ON
Indigenous Art (formerly called the First Nations Art Exhibition), juried art show, at the Woodland Cultural Centre, 184 Mohawk Street | +1 (519) 759-2650 | woodland-centre.on.ca


June 2021

Early June: Green Bay, WI
Woodland Indian Art Show & Market at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, free | (920) 490-3985 | email | woodlandindianart.com

Mid–June: Okmulgee, OK—tentative
Council House Art Market at the Muscogee Creek Nation Council House, 106 W. 6th Street. Open to all tribes | (918) 549-2434 | creekfestival.com

Late June 20 & 21: Indianapolis, IN
Eiteljorg Indian Market & Festival at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, 500 W. Washington Street. Reception: Friday, June 19; market Saturday, June 20, and Sunday, June 21, 10:00 am–5:00 pm | eiteljorg.org


July 2021

Early July: Bar Harbor, ME
Native American Festival and Basketmakers Market at the Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert Street | (207) 288-3519 | abbemuseum.org/native-american-festival

Early July: Flagstaff, AZ
87th annual Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture at the Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Road | (928) 774-5213 | musnaz.org 

Mid-July: Rapid City, SD
Native POP: People of the Plains and Native Film Showcase in Main Street Square, 9:00 am–8:00 pm | nativepop.org 

Mid-July: Santa Fe, NM
International Folk Art Market Santa Fe at the Museum of International Folk Art, 710 Camino Lejo. Featuring more than 100 artists from 49 countries | (505) 992-7600 | folkartmarket.org

Mid-July: Fairbanks, AK
60th annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics at the Carlson Center, 2010 2nd Avenue | (907) 452-6646 | weio.org

Mid-July: Newburyport, MA
Cultural Survival Bazaar at Market Square and Inn Street, 10:00 am–6:00 pm, free admission | (617) 441-5400 x15 | bazaar.culturalsurvival.org

Mid-July 25 & 26: Tiverton, RI
Cultural Survival Bazaar at Tiverton Four Corners Arts Center, 3852 Main Road, free admission | (617) 441-5400 x15 | bazaar.culturalsurvival.org


August 2021

Early August: Gallup, NM
99th annual Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial in downtown Gallup and other locations | (505) 863-3896 | gallupceremonial.com

Early August: Flagstaff, AZ
Navajo Festival of Arts & Culture at the Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Ft. Valley Road | (928) 774-5213 | musnaz.org

Early August: Tacoma, WA
In the Spirit Northwest Native Festival at the Washington State Historical Society, 1911 Pacific Avenue, and Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Avenue, 12:00 noon–7:00 pm | (253) 272-9747 | tacomaartmuseum.org | washingtonhistory.org

Mid-August: Santa Fe, NM
Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic Art Show at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street | (505) 988-9544 | whitehawkshows.com

Mid-August: Santa Fe, NM
Objects of Art Santa Fe at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, 555 Camino de la Familia in the Railyard District | (505) 660-4701 | objectsofartsantafe.com

Mid-August: Gallup, NM
Gallup Native Arts Market at 215 Aztec Avenue, Native managed and juried art fair | (505) 399-2890 | gallupnativeartsmarket.org

Mid-August 12–14: Santa Fe, NM
The Antique American Indian Art Show at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, 555 Camino de la Familia, with 70 dealers. Opening Night Party: Tuesday,  6:00–9:00. Show: Wednesday–Friday, 11:00 am–5:00 pm | (505) 660-4701 | antiqueindianartshow.com

August 21 & 22: Santa Fe, NM
99th annual SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market in downtown Santa Fe. Saturday, August 21, 7:00 am–5:00 pm & Sunday, August 22, 8:00 am–5:00 pm | (505) 983-5220 | swaia.org

Late August: Grand Coulee Dam, WA
6th annual Plateau Native Art Show at North Dam Park, opening at 11:00 am. Hosted by the Northwest Native Development Fund and Titwáat Native Art Gallery | (509) 634-6382 | Facebook | colvilletribes.com


September 2021

Early September: Kewa Pueblo, NM
Kewa Pueblo Annual Arts & Crafts Market at Kewa Pueblo, I-24, 33 miles north of Albuquerque, exit 259, north 4 miles on NM 22, west 1 mile on local road. Look for signs. More than 300 artists, plus food, fresh produce, and dances

Mid-September: Lawrence, KS
Haskell Indian Art Market on the Haskell Indian Nations University Campus, 155 Indian Avenue | (785) 749-8467 | haskell.edu/hiam

Mid-September 18–20: Crazy Horse, SD
Gift from Mother Earth Art Show, art market, at the Crazy Horse Memorial, 12151 Avenue of the Gods | (605) 673-4681 | crazyhorsememorial.org

Mid-September 18–20: Sioux Falls, SD
Northern Plains Indian Art Market (NPIAM) featuring artists from the Northern Plains of Canada and the United States. Best of show art preview and reception: Friday at the Old Courthouse Museum, 200 W. 6th Street. Market: Saturday, September 19, and Sunday, September 20, Hilton Garden Inn–Downtown, 201 E. 8th Street, 10:00 am–4:00 pm | (605) 856-8193 | npiam.org

Mid-September: Prescott, AZ
Prescott Indian Art Market at the Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley Street | (928) 445-3122 | sharlothallmuseum.org

September 19, 2021–February 27, 2022: Los Angeles, CA
When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California at the Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way | (323) 667-2000 | theautry.org

Mid-September: Novato, CA
Native American Trade Feast at Miwok Park, 2200 Novato Boulevard, 11:00 am–5:00 pm, visual arts, dancers, music, free | (831) 688-0694 | marinindian.com

Mid-September: Seattle, WA—tentative
Native Art Market at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington Campus, 17th Avenue NE and NE 45th Street, 10:00 am–4:00 pm | (206) 543-5590 | burkemuseum.org

Late-September: Evansville, IN
12th annual Native American Fine Arts Show and Sale at Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Avenue | (812) 853-3956 | indianamuseum.org

Late September: Flagstaff, AZ
Hopi Native Arts & Cultural Festival, sponsored by the Hopi Tribe, at the Heritage Square, 22 E. Aspen Avenue at North San Francisco Street | (928) 522-8675 | hopifestivalonheritagesquare.com


October 2021

Early October: Tuscaloosa, AL
32nd annual Moundville Native American Festival at Moundville Archaeological Park | (205) 371-8732 | moundville.ua.edu

mid-October: Quito, Ecuador—tentative
8th Bienal Intercontinental de Arte Indígena, Ancestral o Milenario (Intercontinental Biennale of Indigenous, Ancestral, and Millenial Art), sponsored by the Fundación y Comunidad de Aprendizaje Escuela Indígena de las Artes | +593 099 795 8845 | biai.art

Mid-October: Catoosa, OK
15th Annual Cherokee Art Market at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee Street. Reception: Friday, October 9. Market: Saturday & Sunday, October 10 & 11 | (877) 779-6977 | cherokeeartmarket.com

Mid-October: Salt Lake City, UT
Indian Art Market at the Natural History Museum of Utah, Rio Tinto Center, 301 Wakara Way, 10:00 am–5:00 pm | (801) 581-6927 | nhmu.utah.edu


November 2021

Early November: Fargo, ND
Native American Juried Arts & Crafts Festival at the Plains Art Museum, 704 First Avenue N, 11:00 am–4:00 pm | (701) 551-6100 | plainsart.org

Early November 9 & 10: Moenkopi, AZ
3rd annual Hopi Arts Trail Winter Market at the Moenkopi Legacy Inn and Suites, 1 Legacy Lane | (928) 283-4500 | hopiartstrail.com

Mid-November: Los Angeles, CA
Autry American Indian Arts Marketplace, hosted by the Autry National Center, at the Autry in Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, with 200 artists | theautry.org


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