Cooking Series with Chef Debbie
Nov. 19th Southwest
Holiday Specialties for Entertaining and Gift Giving
Chile spice rubs, mole' mix, BBQ rub, adobo spice mix. Tempering
chocolate for Chocolate truffles, chocolate dipped dried fruit, and
garnishes. Peppermint patties and candied nuts.
Jan. 14th Southwest Meets the Orient
Thai summer rolls with sweet chile dipping sauce, chicken or tofu
satay with peanut sauce, Thai inspired chicken salad, vegetable pho,
how to cook rice noodles passion fruit, coconut tart
Feb. 11th Main Course Salads and Salad Dressings for Lighter,
Building delightful combinations of veggies, fruits and proteins
including the use of local and exotic ingredients. Creating salad
dressings to complement each entree plus an easy dressing base that
can be changed by adding fruit or vegetable purees.
$50 per person per session.
* registrants must be Amerind members
To register please contact Chef Debbie at 520.586.3666 ext. 15
Members Holiday Tea
Monday, December 2, 2013
1 pm—3:30 pm
Join us for our Holiday Members Tea featuring the Tucson
folk musician Ted Ramirez.
Ted has an extensive repertoire of songs and stories - many
with Southwest themes. Ted proudly celebrates the Southwestern
Indigenous, Spanish, Mexican and American folk cultures and
musical traditions. Ted is Tucson's Official Troubadour and the
recipient of numerous prestigious Southwest culture preservation
Cost: $20 per person, Amerind Members only. (Members may
To reserve your spot or to learn how to become an Amerind member
please contact Deni Mitchell at 520-586-3666 ext. 17 or
Native Jewelry Collector’s Workshop
December 6 - 7, 2013
Join expert Mark Bahti for a two day exploration of Amerind’s
world-class Native jewelry collections. Mark will use the
extensive collections of the Amerind Museum to teach workshop
participants about the history of jewelry arts in the Southwest.
Participants are encouraged to bring pieces from their own
collection for evaluation by an expert.
Cost: $400 per person (double occupancy), including room and
board. $300 per person if lodging is not required.
The workshop is limited to 12 people, so you are encouraged to
sign up early.
Contact Deni Mitchell at 520.586.3666 ext. 17 or
firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Rim Flute Performance
Sunday, December 8, 2013
2 p.m. Amerind Main Gallery
Free with Museum Admission!
Join master world flute artist Gary Stroutsos for a journey
inside the SW desert rim flutes that were found by Earl Morris
in 1931 inside Broken Flute Cave in the Red Rock Prayer Rock
district in present day northern Arizona.
Gary has replications made from the original flutes found in
Broken Flute Cave by flute master builder Michael Allen who did
the research to bring these haunting and mysterious sounding
Join Gary for a brief history on the flutes and original music
will be performed by Gary with a Q&A after the event.
November 29, 2013 - January 5, 2014
100 Years, 100 Quilts, 100 Days
The Amerind will be hosting 10 quilts from the Arizona
Centennial Quilt Project. The quilts shown at Amerind will
be the work of Native American quilters, quilters who lived in
Native American communities, and quilts that were inspired by
Native American designs. "100
Years, 100 Quilts, 100 Days"
was supported by a grant from the Arizona Humanities Council.
As part of the quilt exhibit Amerind invites you to a free talk
on Hopi quilting.
“Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community"
Carolyn O'Bagy Davis
December 14, 2013 1
Sponsored in part by the Arizona Humanities Council
Basketry and Navajo Weaving Trunk Show
Saturday, January 11, 2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Amerind Main Gallery
Join Terry DeWald of Terry DeWald American Indian Art for this
Basketry and Navajo Weaving
Terry will be delivering a 1 hour lecture on basket and textile
collecting at 11 a.m.
Exhibit Opening Reception
Friday, January 17, 2014
5 - 7 p.m.
at Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
The Amerind Museum and professional photographer Joe Kozlowski
have teamed up for this exhibit. Joe’s unique photographic eye
captures the most beautiful Native American artworks, revealing
their intricacy, pattern, and design to viewers. The exhibit
features photographs taken in the Amerind Museum’s collection,
concentrating on those works created with native southwestern
plants or inspired by those plants. Works from seven centuries
ago to the present are examined through this photographic
series. Joe Kozlowski, the photographic artist, and a
Native American basket weaver will be on hand at the opening to
take questions about the arts you will see.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Panel discussion by the four artists of "O'odham
an Amerind contemporary exhibition
O'odham artists Jeffers Choyguha, Shamie Encinas, Dwayne Manuel,
and Delia Velasco discuss their art, inspiration and work. The
four are featured in the exhibition
The works of contemporary O’odham artists and their predecessors
includes a rich vocabulary of imagery conveyed in abstract
symbols. These four artists use their individual abstract
vocabulary, and some symbols common to many O’odham artists, to
express their vision and their stories.
Dwayne Manuel, detail of 2013 work "Into the Deep"
Geology Tour of Southeastern Arizona
February 28 - March 2, 2014
Dr. Scott Baldridge of Los Alamos National Laboratory will lead
a three day tour to explore the geology of southeastern Arizona.
The tour will be based out of the Amerind Museum, with field
trips to the mountain ranges and geological sites of the region.
Dr. Baldridge, author of The Geology of the Southwest (Cambridge
Press) is a leading expert on the Basin and Range province of
southern and western Arizona. Of course, we will also explore
the quartz monzonite uplift that forms spectacular Texas Canyon!
Price includes lodging, meals, and transportation.
Members: $700 (double occupancy, single supplement required for
Non-Members: $800 (double occupancy, single supplement required
for single occupancy)