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Horse Cultures of the Southwest

Horses have been a part of every aspect of life in the Southwest since the sixteenth century. They played and integral role in the entrada for the Spaniards and explorers. Native American Tribes found the horses to be


 very useful and eventually necessary for survival. Native American and Hispanic ranchers, farmers and warriors could not be successful without their horses. 

BlackowlThis exhibtion features paintings by Pop Chalee and Eva Mirabal of Taos Pueblo, Archie Blackowl of Cheyenne decent, Frank P Vigil and Rudolf Treas from the Jicarilla Apache Tribe, to name a few. On view are historic Germantown saddle blankets and forged horse tackle. Several retablos depicting are Santiago on horeback, who is one of the the Patron Saints of the Taos Fiestas. 

A very colorful exhibit in the cozy galleries of 14 and 12. 

Date

January 27 - October 07, 2018

 

TODAY 20 02 2018 11:59 PM