Member Preview: Grounded in Clay, The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) invites Foundation members to join their member preview of Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery.The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe will be the first venue for this traveling exhibition, organized by SAR and the Vilcek Foundation, that features more than 100 historic and contemporary works in clay.Grounded in Clay is a rare exhibition curated by the Native American communities it represents, offering a visionary understanding of Pueblo pots as vessels of community-based knowledge and personal experience.This opportunity is available to School for Advanced Research (SAR) and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members only. Please bring your physical or digital membership card for entry.

Grounded in Clay will travel to the following locations after the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe.

  • July 13, 2023–June 4, 2024, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Vilcek Foundation, New York
  • October 27, 2024–January 19, 2025, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • March 9–June 1, 2025, Saint Louis Art Museum



This article and image are from the Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s E-News Letter July 2022.