August #OnSITE
Lady Shug presents a Celebration of Queer Indigenous Kinship

Sat, Aug 6, 6-8:30pm
6-7pm: Cocktail Party

*SITE Santa Fe Members only, 21+
7:30pm: Drag Performances
*Free and open to the public

SITE Santa Fe is thrilled to present an evening of performance art curated and hosted by Diné two-spirit artist Lady Shug, and featuring co-stars Landa Lakes (Chickasaw) and Katie K. Bouvier (Laguna & Acoma Pueblo).
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The Mountain Center Open House
Thurs, Aug 11, 4-7pm

Join us to celebrate artist Nani Chacon's mural, After the Winter, at The Mountain Center with food, drink, music, rock climbing, and art activities for the whole family.
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SITE-Specific Performance by Raashan Ahmad
Fri, Aug 12, 6pm

DJ Raashan Ahmad responds to The Body Electric in a site-specific set. This event is free and open to the public, no pre-registration required.
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Performance by Sarah Ortegon
Thurs, Aug 18, 6pm

Renowned jingle dress dancer Sarah Ortegon, who is featured in The Body Electric, will perform at SITE Santa Fe for Indian Market weekend. Free admission, no advanced registration required.
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Zoon LIVE in Concert
Fri, Aug 18, 7:30pm

Zoon, also known as musician Daniel Monkman, will perform his trance-inducing, genre-bending music live at SITE Santa Fe, with opening video and performance work by Dylan McLaughlin. 
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SITE-Specific Performance by Laura Ortman 
Mon, Aug 22, 7:30pm

Join us in the galleries for a performance by musician and composer Laura Ortman inspired by themes in Nani Chacon: SPECTRUM.
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The Barber of Seville

Rossini’s ebullient music returns to the Santa Fe Opera in a new production by Stephen Barlow.


Upcoming Collaborations
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.
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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Chatter weaves together traditional and contemporary chamber music programs with poetry readings in the morning.
Sat, Aug 13, 10:30am

Sat, Aug 27, 10:30am
This program will feature new work by composer Raven Chacon, music by Melissa Peña, James Shields, and James Holland, and spoken word by Harrison Fletcher.

This program will feature compositions by Benjamin Britten and Carl Maria von Weber, music by James Shields, Rosebud Quartet, Aaron Schwebel, Sheila Jaffé, Keith Hamm, Leana Rutt, and spoken word by Donald Levering.
In the News
16 LGBTQ art shows that keep the summer Pride vibe flowing
Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric

NBC News

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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.

SITE Santa Fe will close at 5pm on Fri, Sept 2.
Community News
SITE Santa Fe Ring Director of Creativity and Learning Joanne Lefrak opens solo show at the Acequia Madre House. Learn more.

SITE Scholar Ranran Fan opens solo show at No Land. Learn more.

Solo show and closing performance by SITE Santa Fe Digital Storytelling & Membership Engagement Manager Rica Maestas receives great reviews in the Santa Fe Reporter and the Santa Fe New Mexican Pasatiempo.
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.
Lady Shug photographed by Cole Witter; After Winter, 2021, mural by Nani Chacon; Still from Jeffrey Gibson, SHE NEVER DANCES ALONE, 2020; Zoon photo courtesy of Daniel Monkman; Laura Ortman photographed by Frank Schramm; The Barber of Seville image courtesy of the Santa Fe Opera; 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); Multiple works installed in Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric at SITE Santa Fe, photographed by Shayla Blatchford; 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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