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Art Gallery, Art Resource

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Are there any art galleries near where you live or teach? They could be a significant resource for you and your students to learn about contemporary artists. ...

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Slowriders: Hoppers & Hot Rods

Monday, May 30, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

All of the state museums in Santa Fe are amazing and wonderful. I am always engaged by the depth and design of the exhibitions in all of them. ...

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Back to Chimayo (and Abiquiu), Part Two

Sunday, May 29, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

After leaving Chimayo, we headed north towards Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch. Abiquiu is an isolated, private little town at the top of a mesa on the way to Ghost Ranch. I had not been there is some time, s ...

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Back to Chimayo: Part One

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

It is always fun to introduce newbies to New Mexico as we get to see it fresh through their eyes, but we also get to visit old friends, make new ones, and explore new places that we can then visit wit ...

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A Personal Pilgrimage: El Santuario de ChimayĆ³

Sunday, May 15, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

El Santuario de Chimayó is a Roman Catholic church in Chimayó, New Mexico, built in 1816. This shrine, a National Historic Landmark, is famous as ...

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History and Hollywood at the Nambe Trading Post

Friday, May 13, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Stevie Mack and I are in Santa Fe, preparing for our Tres Culturas seminar this summer. Yesterday I took her to the Nambe Trading Post, once an historic trading post in Nambe, New Mexico. Now it is ru ...

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Tres Culturas: Art at the Capitol

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

The Collection consists of nearly 600 artworks, exhibited in the interior public spaces of the State Capitol Complex (includes main building and Capitol North annex), as well as on the Capitol grounds ...

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Fun at the Folk Art Flea

Sunday, May 8, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Once a year the Museum of International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe hosts the Folk Art Flea Market, to raise funds for the Museum from folk art donated by the Friends of Folk Art and others. I was abl ...

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Presenting SchoolArts Magazine's First Summer Issue

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

This new issue of SchoolArts Magazine marks the inauguration of our first Summer issue, devoted to the theme of recharge/renewal/refresh. If you are like most of the art teachers I know, you are what ...

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Mad About Meow Wolf

Monday, May 2, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

If you plan to come to Santa Fe, New Mexico anytime soon, be sure to plan a visit to Meow Wolf, an interactive, artists' collaborative art installation, fun house, and magical mystery tour. Meow Wolf ...

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