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July Art Exhibit: “Sacred Places: Honoring Chacoan Culture”



July 20
August 29
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Placitas Community Library
453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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(505) 867-3355

Chaco Culture National Historical Park is considered to be the sacred ancestral homelands of the Hopi and Pueblo people.

Las Placitas Association sponsored an artists’ adventure in Chaco Canyon in late 2023.  Sacred Places will feature works inspired by that trip, and is open to any artists similarly inspired.

The only limitation is that the work must be culturally sensitive and reflect the mysteries and stories of the Ancestral Puebloans that inhabited the canyons and it’s outliers.

The site became part of the National Park System in 1907, and was named an UNESCO World Heritage Site 80 years later.


  • Guadalupe Ruins
  • Kin Klizhin
  • Kin Bineola
  • Chimney Rock National Historic Site
  • Casamero Pueblo
  • The Dittert Site at El Malpais National Conservaton Area
  • Twin Angels Pueblo

“Summoning the Rain Gods” by Joan Fenicle