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July #OnSITE!
IN JUST TWO WEEKS, SITE Santa Fe’s Innovative Thinker Summer Speaker Series will bring together accomplished, cross-disciplinary thinkers to discuss thought-provoking, relevant, and complex cultural issues.

In 2022, SITE Santa Fe is thrilled to host two public conversations: one on interpersonal connection in the pandemic era with Priya Parker and Wendy Woon, and the other on the vast income inequity in the art and nonprofit worlds with Anand Giridharadas and Amy Whitaker. These events will not be filmed, so get tickets to make sure you can participate in-person!
The New Era in (Re)Gathering:
Priya Parker with Wendy Woon 


Tuesday, July 26, 6:00 pm 



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A Conversation with Anand Giridharadas, author of WINNERS TAKE ALL:
Anand Giridharadas with Amy Whitaker


Thursday, July 28, 6:00 pm



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Innovative Thinker was established as an annual event to honor SITE Santa Fe’s former Director of Education, Juliet Myers. SITE Santa Fe is grateful to the Gale Family Foundation for their significant support of the Innovative Thinker Summer Speaker Series. 
Wednesday #LunchTalks (ONLINE)

Tune in Wednesdays at noon for fascinating virtual artist discussions, streamed live on SITE Santa Fe’s Facebook or Youtube! Follow and subscribe to watch.
Gaye Theresa Johnson
Wed, July 20, 12pm

Gaye Theresa Johnson, Associate Professor of Chicana/o & Central American Studies and Associate Director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, discusses community-based art’s role in politics, community, and activism.
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SPECIAL Member Event!
Lady Shug presents: A Celebration of Queer Indigenous Kinship
Sat, Aug 6, 6-8:30pm

SITE Santa Fe is thrilled to present a very special Membership event curated and hosted by Diné two-spirit artist, Lady Shug

Featured prominently in Jeffrey Gibson’s TO NAME AN OTHER as well as HBO’s We’re Here, Lady Shug is an accomplished drag queen and performance artist who came up in Los Angeles and Las Vegas club scenes. Her powerful performances, artistry, and advocacy have won awards ranging from Miss New Mexico Pride 2016 to an Art Matters grant in 2020. 
6-7pm 
Cocktail Party

*Members Only

Join us on the Sky Terrace for an intimate, Members-Only cocktail party hosted by Lady Shug.
7:30pm
Drag Performances

*Free and open to the public

Enjoy unforgettable performances by an all-Indigenous cast of drag performers, curated by Lady Shug.

Become a SITE Santa Fe Member to experience the full evening!
 
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Upcoming Collaborations
MilesSong: The Music of Miles Davis played by Michael Morreale
Fri, Jul 22, 7pm

New York Jazz trumpeter Michael Morreale presents a tribute to Miles Davis, performed through a selection of compositions spanning Davis’ long and iconic career, alongside fellow musicians Alex Murzyn, Bob Fox, Terry Burns, and John Trentacosta.

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Chatter
Sat, Jul 23, 10:30am

Chatter weaves together traditional and contemporary chamber music programs that include a reading by a poet of the morning.

This program will feature musicians David FelbergFelix Fan, and James Holland, as well as poet Olivia Romo.

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Jeffrey Gibson Cinema Selections at CCA

In partnership with SITE Santa Fe, the Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) presents a series of screenings curated by artist Jeffrey Gibson that showcase Native and Indigenous voices across the globe in both classic and contemporary film.
Drunktown's Finest (2014)
Center for Contemporary Art Cinema
Sat, Jul 30, 5pm
The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open (2019)
Center for Contemporary Art Cinema
Sat, Aug 6, 5pm
 
Bedevil (1993)
Center for Contemporary Art Cinema
Sat, Aug 13, 5pm
The Exiles (1961)
Center for Contemporary Art Cinema
Sat, Aug 20, 5pm

*Conversation with Jeffrey Gibson to follow.
 
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SPONSORED

Tristan und Isolde

Join us on a journey that forever changed the landscape of classical music.

Tickets: santafeopera.org

On View On-SITE
Nani Chacon: SPECTRUM
On view through Sun, Aug 21

SPECTRUM is a new body of work by artist Nani Chacon, including 10 newly commissioned large-scale paintings and a survey of Chacon’s archive, that explores cultural repair and radical colonial resistance.
Explore the digital gallery guide to learn more about the artworks in this exhibition in English, Spanish, and ASL!
Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric
On view through Sun, Sept 11

The Body Electric, a solo exhibition spanning Gibson’s multi-decade practice, features painting, sculpture, and installation, as well as newly commissioned works. 
Explore the exhibition digital gallery guide in English, Spanish, or ASL!
The Body Electric is made possible through the generous support of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation. 
Summer Hours
SITE Santa Fe is thrilled to open our doors for an additional day this summer!

The museum will be open Thurs-Mon 10am-5pm, with extended hours on Fridays, through Sept 5
Face masks are now optional at SITE Santa Fe.

Museum admission continues to be free thanks to the generous support of The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston and SITE Santa Fe Business Council.
See you soon!
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Thank You!
Our work is made possible by the generous support of 100 Women Who Care; Anne Embree Foundation; Avalon Trust; The Brown Foundation Inc. of Houston; Century Bank; City of Santa Fe Arts Commission; City of Santa Fe Children and Youth Commission; Gale Family Foundation; The Hayes Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; LANL Foundation; Lannan Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; National Endowment for the Humanities; New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs; Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; Santa Fe Opera, Terra Foundation, Thornburg Investment Management; and Thoma Foundation.
Copyright © 2021 SITE Santa Fe, All rights reserved.
The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker, image courtesy of Patricia Wall for The New York Times; WINNERS TAKE ALL: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas, image courtesy of Porchlight; Gaye Theresa Johnson photo courtesy of Gaye Theresa Johnson; Lady Shug photographed by Nate Lemuel; MilesSong album artwork courtesy of Michael Morreale; Still from Drunktown's Finest (2014); Still from The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019); Still from Bedevil (1993); Still from The Exiles (1961); Four Genders Were Born..., 2022 (detail) by Nani Chacon; Jeffrey Gibson, Pahl Lee, 2021 Mixed Media (detail), image courtesy of the artist and Kavi Gupta, Photographer: John Lusis; Multiple works installed in Nani Chacon: SPECTRUM at SITE Santa Fe, photographed by Shayla Blatchford.




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