Sunday Nov 18, 2018
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Nancy Owen Lewis, PhD presents a lecture entitled "Him Old Ruins" covering one of the most influential archaeologists of the 20th Century in N.M.
Friends of the Coronado Historic Site will present a lecture entitled: “Him Old Ruins: Edgar Lee Hewett and the Archaeology of Pueblo Painting”, presented by Nancy Owen Lewis, Ph.D.
Dr. Hewett was one of the most influential archaeologists of the 20th Century in New Mexico. In addition to founding the Museum of New Mexico and the New Mexico Museum of Art, he also provided jobs and studio space for Santa Fe’s first resident artists and played a key role in the development of Pueblo painting. He established the Southwest Indian Fair, the forerunner of the Santa Fe Indian Market. Dr. Lewis will discuss Hewett’s interest in and relationship with Native artists. The lecture will take place at the Sandoval County Historical Society Museum (DeLavy House) on Edmond Road and Hwy 550, Bernalillo. Admission is $5; Friends of CHS are free. For more information visit: kuaua.com or call Barb at 815-978-5327.