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Friday, July 30, 2010

Museum of New Mexico Foundation Shop’s 20th Annual Rug Auction

Guest suites and casitas at the Don Gaspar Inn feature a selection of furnishings and d├ęcor to inspire the collector. If you are visiting on August 7th, you will be able to purchase Navajo rugs that appeal to your sense of native aesthetic at the 20th Annual Navajo Rug Auction. Hosted by the Museum of New Mexico, the auction will showcase 150 contemporary museum-quality rugs in wide-ranging styles, including Two Gray Hills, Ganados, Teec Nos Pos, Yeis, Pictorials, Wide Ruins, Storms, and Sandpainting. The auction will be held in the Palace of the Governors Courtyard, beginning with a preview from 9-11 AM., followed promptly by bidding. Admission is free and bid cards are $5. A program of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s Museum Shops, auction proceeds benefit educational projects, acquisitions and other programs at the Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum, New Mexico Museum of Art, Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, six state monuments, and Office of Archaeological Studies. For more information on the 20th Annual Navajo Rug Auction, call Tannis Eberts at 505-982-3016 ext. 22, or email The Don Gaspar Inn, The Casa Blanca Inn, and Blue Lake Ranch are members of Inns of the Southwest. Please visit our websites for monthly specials.