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In Search of Petroglyphs

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Now that I am living in New Mexico, I have more time and opportunity to explore this amazing land. I'm usually thinking about the summer seminars Stevie Mack and I lead, looking for new (and accessibl ...

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Northwest Coast Native Arts at the Ralph T. Coe Foundation

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

In my last post I wrote about the Ralph T. Coe Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico and their focus on Native American Arts. The special exhibition at the Foundation right now is A View from Here: North ...

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Discovering the Ralph T. Coe Foundation in Santa Fe

Monday, September 5, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

The Coe Foundation's collection of around 2000 objects represents worldwide indigenous cultures, with its core collection encompassing the span of historic to contemporary North American Native works. ...

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First Art Displays

Friday, September 2, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

As art teachers we are always eager to get those first displays of student artwork hung up. Such a display is a great advocacy tool, seen by students, teachers, administrators, and parents. Here is a ...

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Fresh Beginnings

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

One of the best things about the start of a new school year, at least for veteran art teachers, is the chance for fresh beginnings and the opportunity to build a strong foundation for your art program ...

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More Art Rooms Ready for Students

Monday, August 29, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

Here are many more photos of art teachers' rooms ready for students. Maybe everyone featured in this series of posts should send me a new photo of their room once 6 weeks have gone by for comparison! ...

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Tent Rocks: Kasha-Katuwe National Monument

Sunday, August 28, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

In honor of the hundred anniversary of the national parks, we visited a second national monument this weekend: the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument near Cochiti Pueblo in northern New Me ...

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Back to Bandelier

Saturday, August 27, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

During the summer, to get to Bandelier, you have to take a shuttle bus from nearby White Rock. The park service limits the number of cars that enter the park but taking the bus was very ...

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SITE Santa Fe

Thursday, August 25, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

SITE Santa Fe creates significant experiences for visitors by presenting contemporary art in new and engaging ways.  Since its opening in 1995, SITE Santa Fe has been committed to supporting ...

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The Celebration that is Indian Market in Santa Fe

Sunday, August 21, 2016 | Nancy Walkup

In a town that seems to have a different festival every weekend, the Santa Fe Indian Market tops them all. ...

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