Category: Articles

At Coe, the artworks in the collection are meant to be shared and experienced as are articles written about them! We invite you to peruse through the following posts and enjoy!

Notes from a Fall Internship

Notes from a Fall Internship

Basket selection from the Coe Center, 2021   These past few months I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to hold an Internship at the Coe  Center for the Arts. As someone who’s been trying to make decisions about my education, I came to appreciate my time...
Notes from a Summer Internship

Notes from a Summer Internship

This past August, I was at the Coe Center doing an internship for two weeks, during which I was tasked to think of and complete a project after spending time in the wonderful art collection the Coe has to offer. Going into the internship I had no idea what topic or...
Hours walking over the old village…

Hours walking over the old village…

Nampeyo (1859-1942) was a widely influential potter who lived and worked at Hopi. She is regarded today as one of the finest Hopi potters and one of the most important figures whose work is displayed in museums and collections around the world. The Coe Center is...
Spotlight on Spotlight

Spotlight on Spotlight

Spotlight on SPOTLIGHT Bess Murphy, curator It has been almost a year since America Meredith of First American Art Magazine reached out to us to create a virtual program in response to the COVID-19 shutdowns across the country. The Coe prides itself on providing...
How is the Coe?

How is the Coe?

  When talking with friends, colleagues, and supporters, these days I often get the question, How is the Coe? and What are you doing at the Coe? Not surprising questions provided the times we are living through, particularly for a small organization like the Coe...