Greg Ballenger

Greg Ballenger (Diné), at right, Idyllwild Arts, class of 2014, Idyllwild, CA

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The most extensive Native American art events calendar available.

January 2021

January 11–March 15: Clearmont, WY
Marking Time, two-person exhibition with Luzene Hill (Eastern Band Cherokee) and Heidi Brandow (Navajo/Native Hawaiian), at the UCross Art Gallery, 30 Big Red Lane | (307) 737-2291 |

Linda Lomahaftewa

Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw), “Untitled,” ca. 1970, oil on canvas, 65 × 60.5 in., private collection

January 21–April 21: Biloxi, MS
Enate, solo exhibition for Luzene Hill (Eastern Band Cherokee), at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum, 385 Beach Boulevard | (228) 374-5547 |

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 |

January 28–July 18: Santa Fe, NM
The Moving Land: Art by Linda Lomahaftewa at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, 108 Cathedral Place. Gallery talk with Linda Lomahaftewa and curator Lara M. Evans (Cherokee Nation), Thursday, February 18, 4:00–5:00 pm via Zoom | (505) 428-5912 |


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: 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 |

Through January 23: 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 |

Through January 31: 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 |

Through February 12: Pawhuska, OK and Virtual
Creativity 2020: Art from Our Community at the Osage Nation Museum, 819 Grandview Avenue. Artwork created by Osage Nation members during the pandemic, viewable in-person or online, just click on the artist’s picture | (918) 287-5441 |

Through February 28: Athens, GA
Collective Visions: Modern Native American Printmakers at the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 90 Carlton Street | (706) 542-0463 |

Gerald Stone

Crossroads, Gerald Stone (Seminole), “Crossroads,” 2020, on view at “Multiple Horizons: Native Perspectives at the Crossroads,” Crocker Art Museum

Through February 28: Sacramento, CA
Multiple Horizons: Native Perspectives at the Crossroads at the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street | (916) 808-7000 |

Through March 21: Indianapolis, IN
Powerful Women: Contemporary Art from the Eiteljorg Collection, first rotation, at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, 500 W. Washington Street | (317) 636-9378 |

Through March 21: São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Véxoa: We Know at the Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Praça da Luz, 2 Luz. Curated by Naine Terena de Jesus (Terena), the exhibition features  23 Indigenous artists and art collectives from through Brazil | +55 11 3324-1000 |

Through March 27: 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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

February 2021

February 24–28: Virtual
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 |

February 27 & 28: Online
We Have Words for Art: A Symposium of Writing about Art by Indigenous Peoples, hosted by First American Art Magazine. Free, funded in part by Critical Minded and Noksi Press |

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 |

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 |

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

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 |

April 8–June 27: Billings MT
Marking Time, two-person exhibition with Luzene Hill (Eastern Band Cherokee) and Heidi Brandow (Navajo/Native Hawaiian), at the Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 N. 27th Street | (406) 256-6804 |

April 18–October 3: Indianapolis, IN
Powerful Women: Contemporary Art from the Eiteljorg Collection, second rotation, at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, 500 W. Washington Street | (317) 636-9378 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

July 2021

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

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 | 

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 | 

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 |

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

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 |

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

August 2021

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

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

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 | |

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 |

August 8–11: 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 |

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

August 11–14: 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 |

Late August: Panama City, Panama—tentative
9th Annual Festival de Arte Dule at art exhibits, concerts, dance, forum, workshops and film festival at various locations | | Facebook/FestivalArteDule

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 |

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 |

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

September 4–December 5, 2021: São Paulo
Through it’s dark still I sing, the 34th Bienal de São Paulo, at the Biennial Pavilion, Ibirapuera Park, portão 3, Vila Mariana | +55 11 5576-7637 |

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

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 |

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 |

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

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

October 2021

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

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Late November: Albuquerque, NM
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 |

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 |

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

Late November: San Antonio, TX
8th annual Yanaguana Indian Arts Market at the Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St | (210) 299-4499 | email |

Late November: Santa Fe, NM
SWAIA Winter Indian Market tentative |

December 2021

Early December: Santa Fe, NM
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 |

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 |

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 |

Early December: Rapid City, SD
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 |

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 | 

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

January 2022

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

Late January: Elko, NV—tentative
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 |


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