TRADITIONAL NATIVE BLACK on BLACK POTTERY FIRING, DEMONSTRATION
and HANDS ON POTTERY MAKING
Exquisite Black-on-black pottery firing and demonstration at Santa
Clara Pueblo, near Espanola, NM. Only 30 minutes north
of Santa Fe. Meet potter Merton Sisneros of the Okhuwa Ping
Studio. Merton is one of a few Natives in this region making pottery in the traditional way handed down from his ancestors thousands of years ago. He has won numerous awards for his pottery. Many visitors on this tour have raved this was the highlight of their trip to the Southwest.
Please note that sometimes the Pueblo may be closed to outsiders
and the studio will not be accessible. Alternative arrangements
will be made at that time.
All pottery materials provided. At least 24 hours notice required. NO cameras, video cams, sketching, or cell phones allowed.
This is a half day tour. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance. We depart Garrett's Desert Inn at 8:00 a.m. and conclude about 12:30 p.m. at the pueblo. You provide your own transportation. The fee is one hundred dollars per adult, children under 12 are fifty dollars. A non-refundable deposit for one half of the total cost of the tour is required. Cancellations may be made up to forty eight hours before the tour.
Merton's beautiful museum quality pottery can be purchased at the studio.
Merton Sisneros holding summer and winter owls.
- Vintage/Once Around
- Plaza Area
- Canyon Road
Shop 'til you drop. Your shopping adventure takes you into beautiful old buildings exuding Santa Fe charm filled with one of a kind treasures. You'll find funky fashion, Native turquoise and silver or those special to - die - for cowboy boots as well as other Southwest and eclectic finds. Take your fashionista sense to a whole new level.
This is a half day tour beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending about 5:00 p.m. The tour includes an appetizer at one of our many fine cantinas. Fifty dollars per person, minimum four persons per tour.
Reservations required twenty four hours in advance.
Group, custom and step-on tours available anywhere in New Mexico.