PROGRAMS

Through Big Ideas, Engage People

The Coe offers unique, hands-on programs and exhibitions to engage and support communities, artists, and students of all ages. This enables deeper appreciation of the value of cultures all over the world…because the more we know about one other, the more we can work together for the common good.

Collections Spotlight with John Hagen

Collections Spotlight with John Hagen

Experience artist John Hagen as he hosts COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 3 pm Mountain time. John Hagen is an Unangax̂, Iñupiaq, Irish and Danish curator, and an artist. He is currently working as the Curator of Indigenous Arts and Initiatives at...

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Collections Spotlight with G. Peter Jemison

Collections Spotlight with G. Peter Jemison

Photo: Rikki Van Camp Experience artist G. Peter Jemison (Seneca, Heron Clan), as he hosts COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on May 11, 2021. Jemison is a painter, mixed-media artist, and filmmaker who exhibits nationally and internationally. Based in Victor, New York, he manages...

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Collections Spotlight with Meyo Maruffo

Collections Spotlight with Meyo Maruffo

Experience artist Meyo Marrufo, as she hosts COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on April 13, 2021. Marrufo is Eastern Pomo from the Clear Lake basin. While her tribe is from Robinson Rancheria, she has lived and learned from other California tribes, including Yurok, Hupa, Maidu,...

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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...

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Collections Spotlight with Ian Kuali’i

Collections Spotlight with Ian Kuali’i

On March 15, 2021, artist Ian Kuali’i hosted Collection Spotlight. Ian is a multi-disciplinary self-taught artist of Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian)/Apache ancestry whose career spans more than two decades working in the forms of murals, large-scale cut-paper, prints,...

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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...

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Collections Spotlight with Karen Ann Hoffman

Collections Spotlight with Karen Ann Hoffman

  Artist Karen Ann Hoffman hosted COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on February 16, 2021. Karen Ann is a member of the Oneida Nation and lives in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She studied Iroquois raised beadwork with Samuel Thomas and Lorna Hill and now teaches the technique to...

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Dorothy H. Bracey, Advisory Board Director

Dorothy H. Bracey is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Comparative Legal Systems at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She holds a AB from the College of William and Mary, a Ph.D. from Harvard University, and a MLS from Yale Law...

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Laurence A. G. Moss, Advisory Board Director

Laurence A. G. Moss was raised in western Canada, Dr. Moss has lived and worked principally in western North America, Pacific Asia, and Central Europe. His North American base was Santa Fe, New Mexico from 1986 to 2006 when he returned to the Pacific Northwest with...

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Patricia M. Newman, Advisory Director

Patty, as Nonprofit Leader & Philanthropist, divides her time between Santa Fe and Southern California and has worked for decades with charitable, cultural and civic causes to improve the lives of those in her communities. She has broad nonprofit leadership...

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Sallyann Paschall

Enrolled in the Cherokee Nation and raised in Oklahoma, Sallyann Milam Paschall is a Santa Fe, New Mexico painter, and printmaker. She has shown her work extensively and has won numerous awards, particularly at the Heard Museum Indian Market in Phoenix and Santa Fe...

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