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Projects

Smith Family Totem Pole

Over the course of nine months in 2017 through a collaboration among the Tlowitsis Nation, the Maxwell Museum, the Department of Anthropology, and the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies, the Smith Family Totem Pole “collected&#8221... read more

Hopi Carvers Consultation and Public Presentation

This project was undertaken by graduate student Leon Natker as part of his fulfillment of the Master of Arts degree in Museum Studies. In order to establish a baseline for an emic interpretation of the Maxwell Museum’s Dorothy Maxwell Collecti... read more

Chaco Heritage Project

With a grant from the NEA-NPS Imagine Your Parks initiative, UNM’s Maxwell Museum fostered continuity of creative expression among Southwest Native artists by funding residencies to access ancient Chaco materials in the Maxwell and Chaco Cultu... read more