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Indian Arts Research Center

School for Advanced Research, 660 Garcia St., Off Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505
+1 505-954-7205
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Absolutely amazing. So happy to be able to be admitted.

Because this is a research center, it is not open to the general public. By touring with a group... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Midwestadvocate
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Best Collection of Native American Pottery, Weaving, Basketry and other Artifacts!

The docent guided tour (reservations a must, reasonable fee charged) of the Indian Arts Research... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
KarinG720
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Essex, Massachusetts
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Research center that houses one of the world's most comprehensive collections of traditional Southwest Indian arts and artifacts, spanning the 450-year period from Spanish contact to present day.
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3 weeks ago
“Absolutely amazing. So happy to be able to be admitted.”
3 May 2017
“Best Collection of Native American Pottery, Weaving, Basketry and other Artifacts!”
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School for Advanced Research, 660 Garcia St., Off Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because this is a research center, it is not open to the general public. By touring with a group for a "learning experience," we enjoyed the guided tour by 2 docents, as well as time to admire the vast collection of excellent objects. Organized by...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The docent guided tour (reservations a must, reasonable fee charged) of the Indian Arts Research Center exhibits is not to be missed! This is one of the best kept secrets in Santa Fe. The collection of Native American pottery, weaving, basketry, and other artifacts is...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2014

Everyone must have been shopping the afternoon I signed on for the 2pm Friday tour. I had the knowledgable docent and vaults of southwestern art to myself. It is staggering the art work amassed under one roof. Pottery, baskets, blankets, jewelry, sculpture, etc. it was...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2013

This was my 3rd time visiting the IARC in Santa Fe. They give tours every Friday at 2:00 pm by reservation only at a cost of $15/person. Our docent lead us through the very impressive collection of ceramics and pottery, spanning a time frame of...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2012

The IARC collection is considered by many to be one of the most remarkable assemblages of Southwestern Native art in the world. Representing a broad range of works, this valuable collection’s foundation initially was formed in 1922 and has since grown to over 12,000 items,...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2004

Wow! This was a great place to learn the rich history of the Indian people in New Mexico and the Southwest. I was inspired and overwhelmed. This should be a must for Southwest enthusiasts.

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