Renowned trader and gallery owner will showcase collection of artistic, traditional weavings; will also lecture and provide weaving evaluations during Western Heritage Awards weekend.
Jackson Clark II, third-generation trader and owner of the respected Toh-Atin Gallery, will showcase more than 100 examples of dazzling colors, patterns and craftsmanship in contemporary and antique weavings at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, April 12 – 13, 2019, during Western Heritage Awards weekend.
The Navajo Weaving Sale and Silent Auction will begin Friday, April 12 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and continue Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater. The weavings include pieces from Two Grey Hills, Ganado, Teec Nos Pos, Burnham and Shiprock, and range in value from $100 to $10,000.
Other activities on Saturday, April 13 include rug evaluations and a lecture led by Clark. Individuals who own Navajo weavings and would like to learn more about them can bring them to the Museum between noon – 1:00 p.m. Weavings should be vacuumed prior to entering the Museum.
Clark’s entertaining and educational lecture will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Silent auction bids close at 4:00 p.m. and successful bidders may take their weavings home that evening. Those bidders not present will be contacted for weaving pickup arrangements; shipping is available. No advance registration is required and all Navajo weaving activities are free and open to the public.
The Navajo Weaving Sale and Silent Auction is part of the Western Heritage Awards weekend at the Museum, which honors great works in literature, music, film and television. To learn more about any of these events, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org/westernheritageawards or call (405) 478-2250 ext. 228.