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Cultural Demonstration Program

pottery making

A pot is made using traditional methods during a pottery demonstration.

Photo by Sally King

Cultural demonstrations are provided every weekend between Memorial Day and Labor Day. These demonstrations vary but include pottery-making, drum-making, traditional dances, and bread-baking in an outdoor horno. Click this link to view the brochure with additional information on our cultural demonstration program. A schedule will be posted here as soon as the dates have been set.

Summer 2014 Craft Demonstration Schedule

May 24 - 26
Candelarias, San Felipe, pottery, flutes
Abeytas from Santo Domingo, jewelry

May, 31, June 1
Sharon Garcia, Santa Clara, pottery

June 7 - 8
Flo Yepa, Jemez, pottery

June 14 - 15
Arnold Herrera, Cochiti, drums/willow baskets

June 21 - 22
Darris Lovato, Santo Domingo, turkey feather blankets/jewelry

June 28 - 29
Carlos Herrera, Cochit, drums/willow baskets

July 4, 5 - 6
Caroline Lovato, Santo Domingo, turkey feather blankets/jewelry

July 12 - 13
Josephine Toya, Jemez, pottery

July 19 - 20
Tomas Herrera, Cochiti, drums

July 26 - 27
Dolores Toya, Jemez, pottery

August 2 - 3 TBD

August 9 - 10
Tim Herrera, Cochiti, drums

August 16 - 17
Flo Yepa, Jemez, pottery

August 23 - 24
Caroline Lovato, Santo Domingo, turkey feather blankets/jewelry

August 30, 31/ Sept 1
Andrea Fragua, Jemez, pottery

Did You Know?


Katydids are often called leaf hoppers. Their wings and body look like vegetation, a form of camouflage which offers this insect some protection from predators.