August 14, 2012
SUMMER SALE - OUR WELCOME HOME TO YOU!
As we have
been Welcomed Home to our original shop location in the main
corridor, we extend a Welcome Home gift to you! Enjoy a Summer Sale
from August 16 - 24, which includes our third Saturday
(August 18) and will also be available on our Online Store.
Sale will include 20% off most items in the Shop. There also will be
some discounts of 10% and a few select bargains at 50%, so there is
sure to be a deal at every level. While some items are excluded, most
items in the shop will be discounted for you. For instance, you will
find 20% off all Navajo weavings, Katsina doll carvings, Ribbon
shirts and just about all pottery and fetish carvings; a range of
discounts on jewelry, walrus tusk ivory carvings, basketry, folk art,
dolls, sandpaintings, beadwork and more. This is a great opportunity
to add to your collection or shop for gifts. All discounted items
will be final sales and layaways will be accepted. The sale will also
be available on our Online Store.
We hope you enjoy our Summer Sale!
NEW IN THE SHOP
We have recently received new fetish carvings that include
additions to our families of buffalo, bears, eagles and birds, corn
maidens, turtles, wolves, mountain lions, horses and more, and a nice
selection of 'banded' pairs. We've also just received three new
appliqué dance shawls by Marian Hansson (Kiowa). Marian received her
traditional artistic training from her mother and has devoted much of
her lifetime to the study of the culture and participation in
numerous crafting techniques of the Kiowa people. Learn more about Marian Hansson, an
artist who is acclaimed for both her traditional and innovative
clothing and arts.
And be sure to see our new jewelry arrivals including work
by George Shukata Willis (Choctaw), Earl Plummer (Navajo),Bruce
Hodgins (Navajo) Floyd Lomakuyvaya (Hopi) and Clement Honie (Hopi).
ALL ARTISTS AND VISITORS TO SANTA FE A GRAND INDIAN MARKET!
been busy preparing for the annual Santa Fe Indian Market and we'd
like to wish the very best to everyone for a wonderful show and an
enjoyable time. You can celebrate here locally with a visit to the
Shop during our sale and await, as we do, the announcements of all
the juried competition winners.
REMINDER - OPEN SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2012
Craft Shop is open the third Saturday of each month. We hope
that you will be able to join us on Saturday, August 18, from 10:00am
NEWS FROM THE INTERIOR MUSEUM
Murals Tours -
Thursdays at 2:00pm (Reservations required). Discover the art
and architecture that made
the Main Interior Building a "symbol of a
new day" during the Great Depression. The Interior Museum Murals
Tour lasts an hour and visits photographic murals by Ansel Adams and
many of the over fifty murals by artists including Maynard Dixon,
Allan Houser, Gifford Beal, and John Steuart Curry.
Reservations and alternative appointments can be made by calling
Programs for the Interior Museum:
and the Civil War: From Battlefield to Homefront
September 5, , 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Room, Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building
A new National Park Service publication explores the lives of
Hispanic people who were swept into the conflict that severed the
nation in 1861. Carol Shively, Civil War Sesquicentennial
Communications Coordinator for the Southeast Region, will examine the
varied motives of the 20,000 men who chose to fight, as well as the
countless Hispanic civilians who lent hearts and hands on the
Assistance - For those in need of special
assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or
inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum
staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special
needs will be accommodated whenever possible.
NEWS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR LIBRARY
TOURS AVAILABLE AND SPEAKER SERIES SCHEDULE!
of the Interior Library offers public tours of the resources,
architecture, and special features of the library. Included in the
tours are descriptions of legal and legislative materials on Deck 4
of the library, including the Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Code,
U.S. Statutes at Large, and case reporters. Also included will be a
look at the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, dating back to 1789, and
the library's rare book collection. This tour will be valuable for
anyone intending to do research at the DOI Library.
To schedule a
tour, please contact the DOI Library at 202-208-5815 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the upcoming events and
schedule of the Interior Library Speaker Series.
Library is located at the C Street entrance in Room 1151 of the Main
Interior Building and is open to the public from 7:45 am to 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday (except federal holidays).
Indian Craft Shop
Open on Saturday
10:00AM to 4:00PM
Indian Craft Shop is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm,
and the third Saturday of the month from 10:00am until 4:00pm. The Shop
is closed on federal holidays.
photo ID is needed for entrance to the building.
weekdays, visitors may use either the C Street or E Street
entrances (E Street is closer for
access is available at E Street.
weekend handicap access on E Street, contact the Shop at (202) 208-4056
ahead of time, if possible.)
West (Blue and Orange Line) and Farragut North (Red Line) are the
closest Metro stops. It is a six-block walk, or you can ride an 80 or
S1 bus to 18th and C Streets. There is metered parking on the street
and several parking lots within a few blocks.