Silent Auction and Southwestern Indian Jewelry Sale to Benefit CU Museum of Natural History Collections
Saturday, November 3
9:30 am - 5 pm
Denver Post Building, 101 W. Colfax, Denver
More than 100 antique and contemporary Navajo weavings from the Toh-Atin Gallery will be on display and on sale! This event is coordinated by the Toh-Atin Gallery to support the ongoing care and preservation of the Joe Ben Wheat Navajo Textile Collection at the CU Museum of Natural History.
Silent auction of contemporary and antique Navajo weavings to support the preservation and restoration efforts of the CU Museum of Natural History’s renowned Native American weavings collection.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their weavings to the event for free informal evaluations between 10 AM and 4 PM by Navajo weaving expert and the owner of Toh-Atin Gallery in Durango, Colorado, Jackson Clark.
Free lecture on the history of Navajo weaving and how their regional rug patterns evolved, in the auditorium of The Denver Post building from 1 pm-1:30 pm.
Ben Leroux, of the finest restoration experts in the field, will be giving free cleaning and repair estimates throughout the day.
One of the longest running sales and auctions of contemporary and antique Navajo weaving in the country. A unique feature of this silent auction allows buyers to purchase weavings that do not have a bid on them at any time during the day by paying 20 percent over the minimum bid. For more information, contact Toh-Atin Gallery, 1-800-525-0384.
Parking is available for a small cost next to the Denver Post building on Cleveland, at the Sheraton on 15th Street, or one can take the free 16th street shuttle to Cleveland from multiple downtown lots.