Upcoming Events

December 19, 2017

Reflections on Chaco Canyon
OAS Brown Bag talk by Eric Blinman (Director of the Office of Archaeological Studies) at the CNMA, 12:00 noon, free!

January 23, 2018

Pueblo Revolt and Revival: A View from Santa Fe
OAS Brown Bag talk by Stephen S. Post (former Deputy Director of the Office of Archaeological Studies and current OAS Research Associate) at the CNMA, 12:00 noon, free!

February 13, 2018

Settlers and Consumers: Characterization of Tewa Pueblo Pottery from Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Sites
OAS Brown Bag talk by C. Dean Wilson (former Director of the OAS' Ceramics laboratory and current OAS Research Associate) at the CNMA, 12:00 noon, free!

Ulysses Reid traditional pottery firing demonstration

August 19, 2017


Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 9 am, free!

Ulysses Reid of Zia Pueblo will demonstrate traditional Zia Pueblo pottery making and firing methods at the Center for New Mexico Archaeology (CNMA) beginning on Saturday, August 19 at 9am. Ulysses will continue this two-day workshop on the following day, Sunday, August 20th. This is a free event and will certainly be popular so make sure to arrive early to secure a place at the demonstration site on the north end of the CNMA building.

Ulysses has partnered with the Office of Archaeological Studies on many occasions and most recently during the Zia Agricultural Fields trip for the Friends of Archaeology, last month. Ulysses is a stickler for detail when creating his art and uses only traditional materials in his pottery making and his finished ceramic work is truly exceptional. This will be a very unique opportunity to see Zia Pueblo ceramics created and fired in the traditional manner.

Please check back on this website for updates.

The Center for New Mexico Archaeology (7 Old Cochiti Road) is located off of Caja del Rio Road, across from Challenge New Mexico on the way to the Santa Fe Municipal Golf Course. Take 599 to South Meadows Road, continue through the traffic circle west along the Frontage Road to Caja del Rio Road. CNMA is on the left-hand side of the road and is the large building with white sail-like skylights on the roof.

 

Ulysses Reid firing pottery (photo courtesy of Kathleen Yount)