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February 2017
In this Issue: 
Online Orders for Pick Up Interior Museum & Library News

Take a Look at a Book!
Northern Haida Master Carvers
by  Robin K. Wright

Robin K. Wright highlights the distinctive achievements of several of the most important Northern Haida artists and analyzes the art historical developments and stylistic changes in pole carving. Check it out.

Take advantage of this and many other book titles at 20% off while supplies last. See our selection here!
*Discount includes most book titles in the Shop
What Our Visitors Are Saying

Display Ideas - We're Building Our Collection!
A beautiful arrangement of basketry, pottery and collectibles with miniatures and basketry organized together on top shelf.
Would you like to share photos of your home d├ęcor? We would love to see and share the variety of ways people display their collections and hope you will join in the "collection of display ideas."

Send in your photos that include some (or a lot!) of your American Indian artwork. This has been great for all of our patrons and artists who love to see how the arts are displayed in people's homes. 

Check out more display ideas on our Pinterest board  and keep sending yours in to us! All display photos will be posted anonymously. Thank you for participating and sharing your ideas!

Store Hours
We will be open the third Saturday of the month, February 18th, from
10:00am - 4:00pm.

The Indian Craft Shop is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30p.m., and the third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Shop is closed on federal holidays.

Visiting Us
A photo ID is needed for entrance to the building. During weekdays, visitors may use either the
C Street or E Street entrances (E Street is closer for Metro riders). Handicap access ramps are available at both entrances. During Saturday hours, visitors must use the C Street entrance.

Public Transportation
Farragut West (Blue, Orange, and Silver Line) and Farragut North (Red Line) are the closest metro stops. It is a six-block walk, or you can ride an 80 or S1 bus to 19th and C streets. There is metered parking on the street and several parking lots within a few blocks.
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Love Is In The Air!

Well, here we are in February already!  While the winter season is halfway over and the daylight is extending longer, it seems most of us are still bundled up inside, staying warm and cozy with indoor activities.

With February also comes our Winter Sale so we do hope you will find something to love (or to give your love on Valentine's Day) over the next couple of weeks.

There Are Always New Arrivals
At The Shop!NewArrival

There are always new arrivals at the Shop as we continue to keep the wheels turning for American Indian artists across the country. We also remind our visitors that the Shop can be a museum experience for you as well. Every piece has a story and we are happy to share what we know... and often we learn from you!

New pottery by Titus Davis (Acoma).

It's always best if you can come in to visit to see our complete collection and we also regularly work to add new selections to the  online store. We encourage you to check the  New Additions page often, and if you're not able to make it in, please  email us and we'll be happy to help with photos of work and special requests.

Ride On In! It's Winter Sale Time:
February 13-24, 2017!WinterSale
Cowboy Rider on Pig with Spectacles by Delbert Buck (Navajo).
Ride on in for our Winter Sale!
The Shop's Big Winter Annual Sale is our way of saying THANK YOU for your appreciation and loyalty in supporting American Indian arts and the Shop.  

Just about everything in the Shop will be included in this WINTER SALE! Jewelry, pottery, dolls, basketry, fetishes, rugs, beadwork, works from Alaska, sculptures and more will be discounted 10%, 15%, 20%, 30%, 40% and 50% (certain items, e.g., bronzes and some consignments are excluded). Items will be clearly marked in the Shop and the online store  so look for the colored dots and our coded signs in the Shop for discount amounts.
Please Note:  We are not able to hold sale-priced items, but layaways can be arranged! Layaways can be handled in the Shop or over the phone. All discounted items are final sales.
Take advantage our limited time BIG WINTER ANNUAL SALE because all items return to their normal prices after the sale!
Mark your calendars now!

Winter Sale & Online Store
The Winter Sale will be programmed on our online store, so if you can't make it in, be sure to make it to our website.  We encourage you to visit the shop if you are able, as we always have a wider selection in the Shop than online.  

Please Note!
Online Orders for Pick Up PickUp
If you would like to order online and pick up in the Shop, please fill in your 'Ship To' address as the Shop's street address - 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240. This way, the appropriate DC sales tax will be charged and we can then credit your shipping cost back to your method of payment after the online sale goes through. In the "Comment section" of your order, let us know that you will be picking up the order and we'll have it ready for you!
We look forward to seeing you in the Shop and "virtually" through our
online store  and we know you will enjoy the Winter Sale!

Don't Forget! Valentine's Day is
February 14th - Share Your Love of American Indian Art

We're on Social Media,
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Come LIKE US on Facebook  and give us a review or a rating! 

We've really enjoyed being part of this social media phenomenon and seeing our 'likes' increasing - do you  LIKE US on FACEBOOK?!
Can you give us a review?!

Open Saturday, February 18th
Our "third Saturday of the month" opening is Saturday, February 18, and we will be open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Winter Sale will be in full swing and we look forward to seeing you!

We look forward to your visits in the Shop,
on the phone 202-208-4056, via email or our online store.

Thank you for your continued support of the arts -
we truly appreciate you!
News from the Interior Museum and Library Museum
The Interior Museum is currently preparing to open  Naturally Connected: Charley Harper and the Department of the Interior. This exhibit highlights the interconnectivity between the work of the Department of the Interior's bureaus as reflected by the bold, highly-stylized designs of Charley Harper. Opening February 13, 2017.
Please Note: the Interior Museum will be closed 
January 14, 2017 to February 12, 2017 

For the latest programs and events hosted by the Interior Museum or to make reservations for Mural Arts Tours, contact the Interior Museum at (202) 208-4743 or check out their online information.

"Themes of the Bureau of Indian Affairs: Indian and Soldier," Maynard Dixon, 1939. Fine Arts Program U.S. General Services Administration
Murals Tours
Discover the art and architecture that made the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building a "symbol of a new day" during the Great Depression. 

Tours are offered at
2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and  Thursdays.  Please call the Museum in advance of your visit at 202.208.4743 to make a reservation.  For more information on the Murals Tour,  click here.

Department of the Interior Library
The Department of the Interior Library presents a number of free public programs including Park Ranger Speaker Series and DOI Library Training Sessions. The Park Ranger Speaker Series highlights the background and history of sites of interest in the Washington, DC region, as well as subjects highlighting the history of the United States. The Training Sessions introduce DOI employees and others to the Library's services and to the information sources it makes available either through Interior staff computers or an in-person visit to the Library. A list of the DOI Library's programs can be found hereYou can reach the Library directly by phone (202) 208-5815 or e-mail .

Special Assistance -  For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.
Location -  The Rachel Carson Room is located next to the basement cafeteria of the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC, 20240.

Building Access  - All adults must present a valid photo ID to enter the building. All visitors will be subject to security screenings, including bag and parcel checks.

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