Cannupa Hanska Luger, "Lazy Stitch"

Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan/Hidatsa/ Arikara/Lakota), installation at “Lazy Stitch” exhibition. Image courtesy of Celine Wallace.

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The most extensive Native American art events calendar available.

July 2021

July 21–24: Fairbanks, AK
60th annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics at the Big Dipper Ice Arena, 1920 Lathrop Street. Visitors and participants must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination | (907) 452-6646 |

July 23–25: Flagstaff, AZ
Heritage Festival and Native Art Market at the Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N. Fort Valley Road, celebrating artists from tribes in the Colorado Plateau region. Masks and advanced tickets required | (928) 774-5213 |

July 31–August 9: Gallup, NM
99th annual Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial in downtown Gallup and other locations | (505) 863-3896 |


Through August 2 Sulphur, OK, and virtual
Artesian Online Art Market, sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation, in Artesian Plaza |

Through August 6: Mesa, AZ
Passage: Cannupa Hanska Luger at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum at Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street | (480) 644-6500 |

Through August 8: Mesa, AZ
Docents Select: Indigenous Americas (Selección de los Docentes: América Indígena) at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum at Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street | (480) 644-6500 |

Through August 8: Indianapolis, IN
Laughter & Resilience: Humor in Native American Art at the Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W. Washington Street. Laugh, smile, and understand how humor is expressed in a variety of ways in Native American cultures, curated by Denise Neil, PhD (Delaware Tribe/Cherokee Nation).  Talk by Gerald Clark (Cahuilla): July 7 | (317) 636-9378 |

Through 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 |

Through August 14: Missoula, MT
Sean Chandler: The One Defined To Be No One at the Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee. Solo exhibition for A’aninin artist and professor| (406) 728-0447 |

Through August 14: Salem, OR
Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Biennial Part II at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, 700 State Street | (503) 370-6855 |

Through August 14: Rapid City, SD
Horses, Buffaloes and Tipis by Donald F. Montileaux at Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th Street. Solo exhibition for Oglala Lakota ledger artist | (918) 439-6546 |

Through August 15: virtual, based in Pine Ridge, SD
Red Cloud Indian Arts Show online, hosted by the Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School, 100 Mission Drive | (605) 867-5491 |

Through August 21: Colorado Springs, CO
Anna Tsouhlarakis: To Bind or the Burn at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale Street | (719) 634-5581 |

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.

Through 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 |

Through August 27, 2021: Anadarko, OK
Anthony Yahola: Heartbeat of the Pow-wow Nation at the Southern Plains Indian Museum, 801 E. Central Boulevard | (405) 247-6221 |

Through August 29: Rapid City, SD
Wokiksuye: A Remembrance of Robert Penn at the Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th Street. Commemorating  the life and work of the Sicangu Lakota/Omaha painter | (918) 439-6546 |

Through September 25: Warm Springs, OR
Into the Fray: Native American Wildland Firefighters of Warm Springs and Beyond at the Museum at Warm Springs, 2189 Hwy 26 | (541) 553- 3331 |

Through September 26: Phoenix, AZ
All at Once: The Gift of Navajo Weaving at the Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Avenue. This exhibit showcases 46 exquisite textiles from contemporary Navajo weavers | (602) 252-8840 |

Through September 26: Idabel, OK
Native North American Baskets at the Museum of the Red River, 812 E. Lincoln Road. Prime examples of hand-woven basketry will contain many examples of plaiting, coiling, and twining techniques used in Native American basket weaving arts | (580) 286-3616 |

Through October 3: Nuuk, Greenland
Aka Høegh at the Nuuk Kunstmuseum, Kissarneqqortuunnguaq 5. Retrospective for this Kalaalleq printmaker and painter | +299 32 77 33 |

Through October 22, 2021: Saskatoon, SK
Opimihaw: Mary Ann Barkhouse at the Wanuskewin Heritage Park, RR #4 Penner Road. Mary Anne Barkhouse’s Opimihaw will showcase the themes of reconciliation, restoration, healing, and integrity, and strength in the human and natural ecosystems.| +1 (306) 931-6767 |

Through November 2: Fargo, ND
Bias: Current Monotypes of Laura Youngbird at the Plains Art Museum, 704 First Ave North | (701) 551-6100 |

Through November 7: Oklahoma City, OK
Fritz Scholder: Beyond Stereotypesat the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive | (405) 236-3100 |

Through November 14: 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 |

Through December 12: Hanover, NH
Jaune Quick-To-See Smith—Trade Canoe: Forty Days and Forty Nights at the Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock Street. Curated by Jami C. Powell, PhD (Osage) | (603) 646-2808 |

Through January 2, 2022: Hanover, NH
Form & Relation: Contemporary Native Ceramics at the Hood Museum of Art, 6 E. Wheelock Street. Curated by Jami C. Powell, PhD (Osage) and Morgan E. Freeman (Nipmuc) | (603) 646-2808 |

Through January 2, 2022: 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 January 2022: Bar Harbor, ME
Stitching Ourselves Together: Mi’kmaq Porcupine Quillwork at the Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert Street, showing the Mi’kmaq quillwork and the self-interpretation by Mi’kmaq artists | (207) 288-3519 |

Through February 20, 2022: Chicago, IL
Pokagon Potawatomi Black Ash Baskets: Our Storytellers at the Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive. Curated by John N. Low, PhD (Pokagon Potawatomi) | (312) 922-9410 |

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 |

August 2021

August 5–November 5: Oklahoma City, OK
Memorial: Positive and Negative Space, solo exhibition for Tony A. Tiger (Sac & Fox/ Seminole/Mvskoke), at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno | (405) 445-7080 |

August 6–September 18: Denver, CO
Jeff Kahm (1968–2021), solo exhibition for this Plains Cree, at William Havu Gallery, 1040 Cherokee Street | (303) 893-2813 |

Through August 9: Gallup, NM
99th annual Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial in downtown Gallup and other locations | (505) 863-3896 |

Early August: Tacoma, WA—tentative
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 | |

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August 7–9: Panama City, Panama, and virtual
9th Annual Festival de Arte Dule at art exhibits, concerts, dance, forum, workshops, and film festival at various locations | | Facebook/FestivalArteDule

August 13–16: Santa Fe, NM
Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic Art Show at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street | (505) 988-9544 |

August 13–15: Green Bay, WI
15th annual Woodland Indian Art Show & Market at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, free | (920) 490-3985 | email |

August 12–15: Santa Fe, NM
Objects of Art Santa Fe at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, 555 Camino de la Familia in the Railyard District |

August 17–20: Santa Fe, NM
 Antique American Indian Art Show at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, 555 Camino de la Familia |

August 20 & 21: Santa Fe, NM
Wheelwright Art Market at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo. Artists present will include Gail Bird and Yazzie Johnson, Cippy CrazyHorse, Waddie CrazyHorse, Shawn Deel, Felicia Fragua, Benjamin Harjo Jr., Ranard Lalo, Deanna Tenorio, and Lyndon Tsosie. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am–4:00 pm | (505) 982-4636 |

August 20–22: Santa Fe, NM
Pathways Native Art Festival at Buffalo Thunder Resort Casino, 30 Buffalo Thunder Trail off US Hwy 285. Indoor/outdoor art market with 500 artists from all tribes, hoop dance competition, food trucks, free admission. Hosted by the Poeh Cultural Center and Pojoaque Pueblo | (505) 455-5041 |

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, tickets $20 | (505) 983-5220 |

August 27, 2021–May 9, 2022: Oklahoma City, OK
Tattoos: Religion, Reality, and ‘Regert’ at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street, curated by Eric Singleton, PhD | (405) 478-2250 |

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 |

September 11 & 12: Lawrence, KS
Haskell Indian Art Market on the Haskell Indian Nations University Campus, 155 Indian Avenue at Massachusetts Street. Saturday: 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm | (785) 749-8467 |

First Americans MuseumSeptember 18 & 19: Oklahoma City, OK
Grand Opening of the First Americas Museum, 659 American Indian Boulevard | (405) 594-2100 |

September 18 & 19: Prescott, AZ
Prescott Indian Art Market at the Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley Street | (928) 445-3122 |

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

October 2: Evansville, IN
Four Winds Native American Art Show at Angel Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Avenue | (812) 853-3956 |

October 9, 2021–February 6, 2022: Birmingham, AL
Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World
at the Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard. Curated by Eric Singleton, PhD | (205) 254-2565 |

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 |

October 16, 2021–January 30, 2022: Athens, GA
Collective Visions: Modern Native American Printmakers at the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 90 Carlton Street | (706) 542-0463 |

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 |

October 24: Denver, CO
ReVisión: Art in the Americas at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway | (720) 865-5000 |

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 |

January 22, 2022–October 2, 2022: Santa Fe, NM
Abeyta: Cañoncito Ké at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo. This exhibition chronicles a visual dialogue within an important Navajo family of artists, a father, son, and two daughters | (505) 982-4636 |

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 |

February 2022

February 12–May 9, 2022: Birmingham, AL
Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World at the Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard. Curated by Eric Singleton, PhD | (205) 254-2565 |

February 2022–TBA: Winnipeg, MB
Kwaata-Nihtaawakihk at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard. Responding to the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Province of Manitoba, Kwaata-nihtaawakihk is Michif for “hard birth.” | +1 (204) 786-6641 |

Late February: San Francisco, CA
38th 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 |

March 2022

Early March: Anchorage, AK—tentative
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 4–6: Phoenix, AZ—Virtual
64th annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market at the Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Avenue | (602) 252-8840 |

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

May 2022

May 13–15: Bar Harbor, ME
Abbe Museum Indian Market at the Abbe Museum, Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert Street | (207) 288-3519 |

May 21, 2023–April 7, 2024: Santa Fe, NM
To Keep Them Warm: The Alaska Native Parka at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 710 Camino Lejo | (505) 476-1269 |

Late May: Flagstaff, AZ—tentative
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 2022

Early June: North Freedom, WI
4th annual Native Art Marketplace at the Badger Army Ammunition Plant, 7551 US-12, sponsored by Little Eagle Arts Foundation | Facebook

mid-June: Shawnee, OK
Red Earth Festival at the Grand Casino and Hotel, 777 Grand Casino Boulevard | (405) 427-5228 |

mid–June: Crazy Horse, SD
Gift from Mother Earth Art Show, art market, at the Crazy Horse Memorial, 12151 Avenue of the Gods | (605) 673-4681 |

Late June: Indianapolis, IN
30th annual Eiteljorg Indian Market & Festival hosted by the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art |

July 2022

Native POP: People of the PlainsEarly July: Rapid City, SD
Native POP: People of the Plains and Native Film Showcase in Main Street Square, Saturday: 9:00 am–8:00 pm | 

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 |

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

September 2022

Mid-September: 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 |

October 2022

October 13–August 7: Dallas, TX
Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World
at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood Street. Curated by Eric Singleton, PhD | (214) 922-1200 |

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