HANDS-ON CURATORIAL

Hands-On Curatorial

This program provides an opportunity for high school students to work hands-on with the Coe collection of over 2,300 works of Indigenous art from around the world. They select objects, do research, write wall and catalog text, write press releases, design exhibition layout and graphics.

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2023 Hands-On Curatorial Program

2023 - Why and How Do Animals Matter In Our Lives?Hello friends of the Coe Center! My name is Lillia McEnaney. I come to the Coe Center after living and working in Santa Fe for almost five years. I am thrilled to join the organization as the director of the Hands-On Curatorial Program. I look forward to connecting with the student curators, learning about the Coe Center’s collections, and passing on a love for working in the arts to a new generation.  Program participants come from the New...

2023 Hands-On Curatorial Program

2023 - Why and How Do Animals Matter In Our Lives?Hello friends of the Coe Center! My name is Lillia McEnaney. I come to the Coe Center after living...

2022 Hands-On Curatorial Program: < NO_RECORDS >

Hands-On Returns!   It is a wonderful feeling to be able to bring a new group of Hands-On Curators back into the Coe building. After shifting...

2021 Hands-On Curatorial Program

Goodbye, I Loved You. Goodbye, You Sucked   The 2021 Hands-On Student Curatorial Program looked a little different for our 2021 curators....

2020 Hands-On Curatorial Program

(I’m Nostalgic for) Memories I’ve Never Lived Before   The Hands-On Curatorial Program provides an opportunity for high school students to work...
logo for 2019 Recollective Echo Hands-On Curatorial Program at Coe

2019 Hands-On Curatorial Program Exhibition

Exhibition opening at the Ralph T. Coe Center Friday, May 10, 2019 What is storytelling to you? Think about how many stories you've told in your...
2018 Student Curators

2018 Hands-On Curatorial Program

Eye Opener In its fourth year, the Hands-On Curatorial Program at the Coe Center included high school students from the Academy of Technology and...

2017 Hands-On Curatorial Program exhibition

The Mirror Effect: Reflections Upon Our Realities The Mirror Effect: Reflections Upon Our Realities is centered around a relationship between art...
photo of The curators!

2016 Hands-On Curatorial Program exhibition

Culture Exchange: The Unspoken Truth Each object has a story to be told and each object holds the worth of gold in its own culture. —Heaven Talachy...
2015 Hands-On curators at their opening, April 2015.

2015 Hands on…Culture Shock! exhibition

April 25, 2015 Held at the Ralph T. Coe Center for the Arts opened April 25, 2015 and closed in the summer of 2015. This exhibition curated by four...