Collections present the richness of figurative design in such diverse media as textiles, organic fibers, clay, stone, wood, ivory, metal, beads, and leather, from the Arctic to the American SouthWest to the bottom of South America.
Includes rugs and other textiles from Navajo, Hopi, Tarahumara, Rio Grande, and other weavers, artifacts from the time of the Paleo-Indians, the Archaic period, and up to the three primary cultural areas of the early farmers: Hohokam, Mogollon, and Ancestral Pueblos (formerly referred to as "Anasazi"). Also, Pueblo pottery ranging from late prehistoric ancestral ceramics to modern pieces.
The 20th century Anglo and Native American fine art collection and exhibitions are displayed in the Fulton-Hayden Memorial Art Gallery.
Artworks about emotions, feelings, and moments—not figures
Artworks explore water in its many forms from raging arroyos to life-giving springs
Images document experiences at the Standing Rock Camps