Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies

Maxwell Museumm of Anthropology/ Department of Anthropology
Geographic Area Served

Albuquerque, International, National, New Mexico State-wide, Tribal / Reservation
Project Description
The Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies, at the Maxwell Museum, seeks to generate ideas and programs that will foster community involvement through meaningful dialog, mutual collaboration, understanding, amd be responsive to the significant challenges of the communities it serves. The Ortiz Center provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, creativiy, and new research evolving form community parnerships through co-curted exhibition; symposia; fellowship, policy studies; and public programming.

The Alfonso Ortiz Center is named after the late Alfonso Ortiz, UNM anthropology professor, MacArthur scholar, and native of San Juan Pueblo. He beleived anthroplogy is a mirror for humanity, and that the barriers between the university and world communities must be eliminated.
Open to the public
Contact Information:
Location Mailing Address
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
 Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
1 University of New Mexico
MSC01 1050
Email Telephone
Kathryn Klein
Kathryn Klein, Director 505 277-1936
Maxwell Museum 505-277-4405
Anthropology Department 505-277-4524
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

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