A collection is never complete unless it comes down to the present day. As such, the Millicent Rogers Museum continues to add to its permanent collection materials documenting the arts and cultures of the southwest.
In recent years, additions to the collection have included pottery by contemporary Pueblo artists, jewelry by Navajo, Zuni and Pueblo silversmiths, and carvings by next-generation Santeros.
Koshares Eating Watermelon. Shows 3 "Chifonete" clowns seated on 3 small benches. 2 clowns eating watermelon and basket of bread in the middle. All facing center, left and right profile and one full-face forward.
JD Roybal, ca. 1960-1970. San Ildefonse Pueblo, NM. H: 19.6 cm, W: 30.4 cm.
Yellow, orange, & green stylized fish.
Tony Da, San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM. H: 27.9 cm, W: 37.7 cm.
"Navajo Shepherdess" - Purchased with funds from the Metropolitan Life Foundation. On permanent display in the MRM courtyard. Indiana Limestone
John Suazo, ca. 1985. H 162.5 cm, W: 30.5 D: 60.9 cm.
Millicent's mother, Mary B. Rogers, donated the core of the Pueblo Indian works. These watercolor paintings from the well-known Santa Fe School illustrate the history of Southwest Indian painting that began in Santa Fe in 1917.