For those unable to make the trip out west, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, New Mexico, hosts several online exhibitions on its website that serve to archive or complement special exhibits held at the museum and as well as highlight objects from the permanent collection.
Currently on view:
effigy, stone, human foot
site: Fox Place
project: Roswell Relief Route
Roads to the Past: Fifty Years of Highway Archaeology
During the past fifty years, the state of New Mexico's highway archaeology program has recorded thousands of sites and conducted excavations at hundreds. Roads to the Past describes the history of the highway archaeology program and provides a glimpse of the contributions the program has made to our knowledge of the past 8,000 years of New Mexico history.
Touched by Fire: The Art, Life, and Legacy of Maria Martinez
This online exhibition complements the temporary exhibition of the same name and showcases the life and work of the legendary San Ildefonso potter who forever changed the world of Indian art.
Tourist Icons: Native American Kitsch, Camp, and Fine Art Along Route 66
Highlights Native American art and artifacts of the Route 66 era.
Melon Jar, 1995
Andrew Padilla, Laguna
Seed Jar, 1982
Dorothy Torivio, Acoma
The Buchsbaum Gallery of Southwestern Pottery
This online introduction highlights some of the themes in the permanent exhibit as well as a few of the most spectacular objects.
Weaving in the Margins: Navajo Men as Weavers
Weaving in the Margins: Navajo Men as Weavers was exhibited at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture from June 13 through September 5, 1999. This online version of Weaving in the Margins introduces the lives and work of the nine male weavers who who participated in the exhibition.
Navajo belt buckle
photo: Blaire Clark
Keystone of the Arch: The Stewart Collection
The Keystone of the Arch: The Stewart Collection, a temporary exhibit on display through February 18, 2001, includes some of the most significant objects in the collection of Philip and Frances Stewart.