Native Treasures 2023

Join us for the 19th annual Native Treasures Art Market taking place Memorial Day weekend at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. The annual event features over 150 Native artists selected by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. 

Native Treasure Art Market | Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 27- Sunday, May 28, 2023

Each year, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture personally invites hundreds of talented Indigenous artists to participate in the annual Native Treasures art market at the Santa Fe Convention Center. Participating artists keep 100% of their sales from the market and 100% of the event proceeds benefit the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s exhibition, educational programming and acquisitions funds. The market includes special entertainment, children’s activities and more.  

Tickets will be available for sale online prior to the event at

Native Treasure Night Market

Friday, May 26, 2023

The Native Treasures Night Market on Friday, May 26 is a unique opportunity to shop the market early while enjoying delicious refreshments and live music. The MIAC Living Treasure Ceremony will take place during this event, honoring the 2022 MIAC Living Treasure, Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo), and the 2023 MIAC Living Treasure to be announced soon. 

Tickets are $100/person. 100% of ticket proceeds benefit the exhibitions, educational programs and acquisitions of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. Tickets will be available for sale online prior to the event at 

2023 MIAC Living Treasure and Legacy Award Recipients

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce jeweler Anthony Lovato (Santo Domingo Pueblo) as the 2023 MIAC Living Treasure. Two Grey Hills Tapestry Weavers Lynda Teller Pete and Barbara Teller Ornelas, Tabaaha (Water Edge Clan) and born for the To’aheedliinii (Two Waters Flow Together Clan), will receive the 2023 Native Treasures Legacy Artist awards. Both awards are part of the annual Native Treasures Art Market and honor Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic contributions to the field of Indigenous arts and culture.


2023 Native Treasures Sponsorships

Supporters of Native Treasures help make all of this possible. Participating artists will keep 100% of their sales. A special Native Treasures auction will be held in the weeks prior, featuring some exquisite artworks donated by MIAC’s supporters.

We hope you will consider a Native Treasures sponsorship this year, enjoying the benefits of the tremendous events and opportunities included in each.

For more information on these sponsorships, benefits and individual non-tax-deductible amounts, contact Lauren Paige, Director of Leadership Giving for the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the Office of Archaeological Studies, or 505.982.2282.