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Indian Arts Research Center

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Address: School for Advanced Research, 660 Garcia St., Off Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone Number: +1 505-954-7205
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Research center that houses one of the world's most comprehensive...

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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 March 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a privilege to see this.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 about 650 A.D. up to the present. The vessels are grouped according to Pueblo, so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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, which are housed in two vaults in the IARC building. Tours give visitors an up-close... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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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