10 Treasures for Travelers (and Locals) at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

What are some of the top things you look for when you travel — food, new experiences, art, culture, entertainment, lodging? The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center features all of these in one convenient location. Whether you’re visiting from across the world or across the street, we’ve got a lot to

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Meet the Artists Behind the Cups

December 12, 2016 Across the street from the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, a Pueblo-owned Starbucks stands out for its unique Southwestern-style architecture. Details in the interior design honor its connection to Pueblo culture, including a horno-style fireplace and oversized photographs showing Pueblo landscapes. This Starbucks is also home to five beautiful handcrafted

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George Toya: A Pueblo Prayer

October 31, 2016 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and from the opening of our first permanent exhibit in April to our Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration in October, we’ve been celebrating Pueblo culture all year long. Throughout, we appreciated the support of our wider community,

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A Brief History of Pueblo Catholicism

August 15, 2016 Timeless Pueblo Traditions Pueblo civilization has thrived in the region that’s now New Mexico for thousands of years, and in that time we’ve governed our towns and farmland, refined beautiful artforms, and developed a deeply spiritual worldview and way of life. From daily routines to seasonal traditions, Pueblo

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Pat Pruitt: The Art of Light at 1,064 Nanometers

August 1, 2016 Native artist Pat Pruitt (Laguna Pueblo, Chiricahua Apache) started making jewelry over twenty years ago under the tutelage of a local silversmith here in New Mexico. Over the years he melded traditional stamp-and-hammer techniques with new skills as a student of mechanical engineering and a professional machinist. He’s

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Carmel and Dolores Lewis Acoma Pottery Demonstration

Pottery Making Demo with Lewis Sisters Carmel & Dolores (Acoma)

Pottery-making – “Lewis Family Legacy.” Sisters Carmel and Dolores Lewis of one of the most renowned Pueblo pottery families demonstrate pottery-making and discuss their family history.

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Artist Demonstration with Carol Lucero Gachupin (Jemez Pueblo)

Pottery Storytellers – “Stories in Time and Clay.” Well-known potter Gachupin from Jemez Pueblo provides an artist demonstration and discussion about storytellers. She uses traditional pottery methods passed down through generations, making her own natural clay and pigments, and is known for the incredible level of detail and sophisticated painting of

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