Monday, June 18, 2007

More August Indian Art Events in Santa Fe

Taking advantage of the visibility that surrounds SWAIA’s Santa Fe Indian Market, numerous other Native American art events are scheduled in Santa Fe in August 2007.

August 9-12 – b4rTIME, Inc. will present the Sixth Annual Historic Indian & World Tribal Arts show. 75 exhibitors will present items from American Indian, African, Asian, Other American, Oceanic cultures and Classical Antiquities. There will be a Charity Preview Reception on August 9, Thursday, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Advance tickets at $75 each are available now. The event will take place at the Shellaberger Tennis Center at the College of Santa Fe. Show hours are 10 am to 5 pm on Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday. Show passes are $12 per day with an unlimited pass available at $20.

August 10-12 – Whitehawk’s 24th Annual Antique Ethnographic Art Show. A Gala Preview will take place on Friday, August 10 from 6 pm to 9 pm, with a $75 admission charged. Show times on Saturday and Sunday will be 10 am to 5 pm with a $10 per day admission charge.

August 13-15 – Whitehawk’s 29th Annual Invitational Antique Indian Art Show. The Gala Preview will take place from 6 pm to 9 pm on Monday, August 13, with a $75 admission charge. Show times are Tuesday and Wednesday, August 14 and 15, from 10 am to 5 pm at $10 per day admission charge.

"There's no question but what Santa Fe is the center of the Indian and Ethnographic Art world, especially in August," according to William Waites, co-owner of Aboriginals: Art of the First Person. The author of this blog will be reporting 'live' from Santa Fe in August. So stay tuned.

In the meantime, Aboriginals' four web sites continue to offer superb examples of Native American fetish carvings at; beautiful Native American jewelry at; authentic handmade Indian Pueblo pottery at; and a pot pourri of African, Australian Aboriginal, Arctic and Navajo folk art at All guaranteed authentic.