Assistant Director for Collections
National Museum of the American Indian
Dr. Cynthia Chavez Lamar, Assistant Director for Collections, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Dr. Chavez Lamar is assistant director for collections at the National Museum of the American Indian. She began her museum career at NMAI as an associate curator in 2000. She left NMAI in 2006 to become the museum director at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque and later served as director of the Indian Arts Research Center at The School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe until 2014. She has been active in the museum profession for seventeen years, and much of her work focuses on fostering and facilitating collaborations and partnerships between Native peoples, organizations, and institutions.
Sunday, May 6
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM