Saturday, July 24
R. B. Burnham & Company Native Auctions Presents a Navajo Rug Auction
The R.B. Burnham & Company family has been trading with the native people of the Four Corners area for five generations and are noted for their encouragement of innovation and quality in Navajo textiles. Come browse the gallery prior to the auction for the finest in Navajo rugs, basketry and other items. Enjoy the excitement of Native American art at the dawn of a new century!Proceeds benefit HGA’s Fiber Trust.
- For Collectors and textile enthusiasts
- View, learn about, and acquire authentic textiles
- Direct benefit to the artists
- No admission fee
- Preview and orientation 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. July 24
- Bidding begins 5:00 p.m.
- Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM
- Directions and Parking
R.B. Burnham & Company Native Auctions is noted for thirty years of encouraging innovation and quality in Navajo textiles and arts. On Saturday, July 24, R.B. Burnham will present a very special event at HGA’s Convergence 2010 Albuquerque. Burnham’s Navajo Rug Auction will offer the finest in genuine Navajo rugs, basketry, and other items consigned for auction by local Native American craftsmen. The Auction will be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Proceeds from the auction will benefit HGA’s Fiber Trust.
Auctioneer Roy Bruce Burnham has earned outstanding recognition for his expertise and dedication to Native American art and culture. He has been promoting Native American art auctions in conjunction with not-for-profit organizations since 1995. All Convergence delegates and attendees are invited to visit the auction preview to browse the gallery of auction items and to bid at the auction. The auction preview begins at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, and bidding begins at 5:00 p.m. There is no admission fee to attend the preview or bid on items at the auction.
This is a wonderful opportunity for collectors to learn about, view, and acquire beautiful and authentic pieces, while directly benefiting the artisans who created them. For more information on the auctions and expertise of R.B. Burnham & Company, located in Sanders, Arizona, visit their web site at www.rbburnhamtrading.com.