Join us for the 18th annual Native Treasures Art Market taking place Memorial Day weekend. Events include a live auction and an in-person art market showcasing jewelry, pottery, sculpture, two-dimensional art, fashion, carvings, basketry, beadwork and textiles.

Native Treasure Art Market | Memorial Day Weekend

May 28 – 30, 2022
Each year, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture personally invites dozens of Indigenous artists to participate in the annual art market at the Santa Fe Convention Center. This year’s market will be held in-person, with options to shop over three days. 100% of the sales support the artists directly. Stay tuned through this webpage and our Facebook page as we release more details on the events.

Native Treasure Live Auction

Stay tuned! Date will be announced soon.
The Native Treasures live art auction will feature select works for sale from MIAC’s collection. The auction will take place live in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and will include an option to attend and bid virtually. All proceeds benefit the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.

2022 Native Treasure Living Treasure

MIAC will soon announce the 2022 Living Treasure Artist. See the full list of previous Living Treasure artists here.

Open Call for Artists to Apply to the 2022 Native Treasures Art Market

Native Treasures is currently accepting new artists to include in the 2022 art market. To be considered, please email three images of available artwork with descriptions and prices to Artists will be asked to provide tribal enrollment. If selected, you will receive an event registration link. The complete registration with artist bio, artwork descriptions, quality images, materials and dimensions are due by April 1, 2022. Entry fees will be included in the application details. Artists must be available to set-up their booths on May 28 and break down by the evening of May 30.

Please Note: Participating artists are responsible for paying New Mexico state gross receipts tax on sale of artworks. If you need more information, please contact the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department. If you reside out of state, please check with your tax accountant regarding art sales and New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax.

Become a Sponsor


Since the inception of Native Treasures in 2005, Native artists have generated more than $5 million in sales that have helped sustain indigenous communities and cultures throughout New Mexico and the Southwest.  MIAC, in turn, has received nearly $1 million in financial support for exhibition development and educational programming.


All Native Treasures Sponsors receive:

  • Recognition on both the auction and art market websites
  • An invitation to one of the ten private dinners on Friday night

Sponsors at the $1,000 level, or higher also receive:

  • Name recognition on the MIAC donor wall in the museum lobby
  • Recognition in the Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s annual report


Platinum       $10,000
Gold               $5,000
Turquoise     $2,500
Silver              $1,000
Bronze           $500
Copper          $250

Goods and services are valued at $125 per person. The balance of your sponsorship is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.


Contact Lauren Paige, Director of Leadership Giving at 505.982.2282 or