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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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Experiencing Paper

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

It’s not every day you are invited to attend a workshop with an internationally known artist. Crystal  Wagner came to Southeast Missouri State University to create an installati ...

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Fool the Eye Photography

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Two years ago I had the privilege of having a wonderful student teacher named Laura Klein from the art education program at Northern Illinois University. NIU is my alma mater, so I was more than enthu ...

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Santa Fe Japanese Cultural Festival

Saturday, April 16, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Today in Santa Fe we went to the 12th Annual Japanese Cultural Festival, held at the convention center. It is fantastic to live in a place that is so multicultural -  I think there is some kind o ...

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Art Stronger than Hate: Artoonist Issa Nyaphaga

Thursday, April 14, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Yesterday I had the fortunate opportunity to meet and observe an artist working with students at the Eldorado Community School in Santa Fe, at the invitation of art teacher Roni Rohr. Issa Nyaphaga is ...

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