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Santa Fe, New Mexico —The first Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale, Sunday, September 26, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., features Native American artwork for sale at great prices straight from the homes of top collectors.   

“This is a wonderful way for people interested in Indian art to come and find some treasures at good prices,” explains Jane Buchsbaum, Co-Chair of the event.  “You know that the items represent authentic, high-quality Native art as we invited top collectors to put their top pieces into this sale to benefit the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture.” 

The artwork that well-known collectors have placed in the sale ranges from historic rugs and baskets to the most contemporary potters and jewelers. 
Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale will be great opportunity for people to snatch up some wonderful finds at great prices.

The sale will take place at the Laboratory of Anthropology’s Meem Auditorium on Museum Hill.  The Lab is between the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art.  An added benefit—part of the proceeds from every sale will go to the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture to fund exhibits and education programs. 

“This is a great extension of the Native Treasures show in that it continues to foster an interest in Native American art and also benefits the museum, which is such a cultural resource for our community,” says Shelby Tisdale, Director of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. 

WHAT:       Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale 
                   A unique sale of Native American art from the homes of top collectors. 
                   Proceeds benefit the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

All pieces from well-known collectors in order to ensure authenticity and quality        
Artwork ranging from historic pieces to very contemporary        
Jewelry, pottery, rugs, baskets, katsinas and more.

:         Meem Auditorium, Laboratory of Anthropology, 708 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe NM 
                       (Between the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and Museum of International Folk Art) on Museum Hill.
WHEN:          Sunday, September 26, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
COST:            Free.  

The Museum Hill Café will be offering a Native Treasures Wine & Chile-inspired brunch, Sunday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Some of the featured entrees include Paupiette of Salmon with a White Wine, Serrano Chile Reduction; Huevos Rancheros Casserole with Chorizo; Warm Croissant Bread Pudding with Champagne Peach Compote served with Chimayo Chile Crème and Rosemary Chardonnay Chicken on a bed of Wild Greens with Ancho Chile, Chardonnay Sauce.

Jennifer Marshall