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Navajo Rug Auction
Presented by the Toh-Atin Gallery of Durango, Colorado, NHMU will be hosting a silent auction comprised of 100 different weavings, with pieces ranging in value from $100 to $20,000. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Museum. A unique feature of this auction allows the first bidder to buy the rug immediately by paying 20% over the minimum bid.
Owners of Navajo rugs will have the opportunity to speak with Jackson Clark II, third-generation trader and owner of Toh-Atin Gallery, about their rugs and all visitors are invited to Jackson's "walking tour" and lecture about the auction rugs at 1:30pm. Jackson is available between 10am - 12pm for rug evaluations and restoration advice.
Navajo Rug Auction Schedule:
- 10am - Registration and bidding begins
- 10am to 12pm - Rug evaulations and restoration advice by Jackson Clark II
- 1:30pm - Jackson present a lecture on the history of Navajo rugs
- 4pm - Auction ends
Museum Admission not required to attend the Navajo Rug Auction
Proceeds Benefit the Museum