The 4th Annual Navajo Rug Auction to benefit Navajo weavers and the Maxwell Museum will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Prairie Star restaurant. More than 200 hundred rugs in a wide range of styles both historic and recently completed will be on display and available for purchase. Preview items from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The auction begins at 1 p.m. The Prairie Star restaurant is located on Highway 550 at Tamaya Road in Bernalillo.
Specialists and experts in the field of Native American art and Navajo weaving will be on site to identify handspun, hand-carded and vintage pieces to ensure quality items and prices. Whether you are a collector or just learning, this is a great opportunity to view a variety of styles and hear a brief presentation on the history of Navajo rug weaving. Browse, bid and take home a unique handmade textile. Proceeds benefit Navajo weavers and the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Admission is free. Sales tax will not be charged for purchases. A portion of all purchases is tax deductible.
Directions to Prairie Star restaurant
From Albuquerque: North I25 to exit 242, at the top of the ramp go west/left and travel 2 miles on 550. Santa Ana Casino will be on the right, go 1 block west of the casino and take a right at the light Tamaya Rd. Appx. 1/4 mile from 550 you will see a sign that reads Santa Ana Golf Club and Prairie Star Restaurant. Take a right into the parking lot.
For more information contact Mary Beth Hermans at (505) 277‑1400 or email: email@example.com.