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    Through October 27, 2014 all access to the most visited part of the park, Frijoles Canyon, will be via a mandatory shuttle bus from the nearby community of White Rock from 9 AM - 3 PM daily. Private cars may drive in before 9 AM or after 3 PM. More »

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?


Ancestral Pueblo people traded items such as fine quality obsidian and pottery from this area for items such as macaws, copper bells, and seashells from distant lands.