Innovative Thinking in Native American Arts with the School for Advanced Research


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The School for Advanced Research (SAR) is a non-profit organization in Santa Fe, New Mexico. SAR focuses on furthering creativity and innovative thinking in Native American arts and the social sciences with a particular focus on anthropology, archaeology, and Latino Studies.

SAR is home to the Indian Arts Research Center (IARC), with nearly 12,000 works spanning from the sixth century to the present, the IARC is one of the nation’s most important Southwest Native American art research collections.

SAR offers its full spring and summer of public programs including the continuation of their 2019/2020 Creative Thought Forum series.

One of their upcoming events include Creative Thought Forum Lecture // Chaco Landscapes: Sensory and Political Engagements with Place with Ruth Van Dyke at the St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe.

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