Trip to Durango

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22You are invited to join us for a special guided trip to Durango, Colorado, inspired by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture's (MIAC) upcoming exhibition, Horizons: Weaving Between the Lines with Diné Textiles. The exhibition will open July 16 and will feature more than 30 historical Diné (Navajo) weavings from the museum's collection along with contemporary textiles, prints and photography. The exhibition's co-curators, Dr. Hadley Jensen and Rapheal Begay (Diné), will be our tour guides. Itinerary includes:

  • A private tour of the collection at the Center for Southwest Studies, renowned for their Southwestern textile collection.
  • A private reception at Toh-Atin Gallery, hosted by owner and Navajo weaving expert Jackson Clark. The event will include a talk and weaving demonstration by Diné artists.
  • A private catered lunch in Chama, NM.
  • A private tour of Tierra Wools in Chama, NM., including a Rio Grande style weaving and natural dyeing demonstration.
  • Discounted accommodations at the historic General Palmer Hotel.

Space is limited. Proceeds will be donated to support the Horizons exhibition at MIAC. The deadline to R.S.V.P. for this trip is March 1, 2023.


This article and image are from The Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s E-News 2023.