HGA Convergence 2014 Providence Navajo Rug Auction
Friday, July 18
R. B. Burnham & Company Native Auctions Presents a Navajo Rug Auction
Auction Preview 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Auction at 5:30 p.m., Rhode Island Convention Center
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. Proceeds benefit the native artists and HGA’s Fiber Trust.
- For Collectors and textile enthusiasts
- View, learn about, and acquire authentic Navajo textiles and baskets
- Direct benefit to the artists
- No admission fee
- Preview and orientation 1:00 - 5:30 p.m. July 18
- Bidding begins 5:30 p.m.
- Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island
- Directions and Parking
R.B. Burnham & Company Native Auctions is noted for more than thirty years of encouraging innovation and quality in Navajo textiles and arts. On Friday, July 18, R.B. Burnham will present a very special event at HGA’s Convergence 2014 Providence. 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 Rhode Island Convention Center. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the individual artists and HGA’s Fiber Trust as sponsor.
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. Friday, June 18, 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.