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Important Events In Our History

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  • May 20, 1980

    Original Sales Tax Permit

    The Dancing Rabbit Gallery established as a Texas sole proprietorship

  • June, 1980

    June, 1980

    Pat and Jo McClain begin selling at local art shows around North Texas and Oklahoma

  • Early 1980s

    Early 1980s

    Expansion of the Gallery from Oklahoma fine art to Southwestern pottery, jewelry, rugs, and baskets

  • 1982

    1982

    Mom and Dad purchase small second home in Santa Fe to be closer to their Native American artist friends

  • September, 1985

    The first long distance “road trip” show to San Antonio – six hours away!

  • 1991

    Mom and Dad attended Rita Lewis’ funeral in Cochiti Pueblo

  • 1992

    Mom and Dad attended Lucy Lewis’ funeral in Acoma Pueblo

  • 1999

    Gallery divided among three McClain siblings

  • 2000-2010

    Overall market for Native American art declines dramatically

  • 2002

    Jamie attended Bob Bell’s funeral

  • 2012

    Katie and Michael decide to take the Gallery online only as a Texas LLC

  • 2013

    Expansion of the Gallery into Matriarch lineages for pottery

  • 2014

    International publication of “Tales of The Dancing Rabbit” book

  • 2015

    First national advertising in Native American Arts magazine

  • 2016

    Rabbit “road trip” exhibiting at Old West Show in Fort Worth

  • 2017

    Attended first estate sale in Arkansas

  • 2018

    Rabbit long distance “road trip” exhibiting at Old West Show in Santa Fe

  • 2019

    Two month Gallery exhibition at the Lancaster Art Center in Grapevine, Texas

  • 2020

    2020

    Year of The Dancing Rabbit – 40th Birthday Celebration!!!

Check Out Our Latest Posts

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  • The Glory of Coral

    It is no surprise that many Native American jewelers have used coral as either an accent or a centerpiece of their jewelry. The glowing orange and red colors are very reminiscent of glorious Southwestern sunrises and sunsets, and ties naturally into the Native American cultural ties to Mother Earth. The…Read More

  • A Time of Renewal and Hope

    Spring is one of my very favorite times of the year, as the trees begin budding and flowers begin showing their delicate faces to the world. Mother Earth is emerging from her long winter slumber, and is beginning a new journey around the sun. From the dawn of time, man…Read More

  • Dancing Rabbit Birthday Celebration Page

    To help celebrate The Dancing Rabbit Gallery’s 40th birthday in 2020, we have created a special birthday celebration page on our website. This page has a lot of fun items on it, and we encourage each of you to stop by and visit. The birthday celebration page is thedancingrabbitgallery.com/celebrate. Or,…Read More

  • The Corn Maiden and The Eagle

    In the old days, Native Americans would occasionally find items that reminded them of the natural environment in which they lived.  It might be a stone shaped like a frog, or a shell shaped like a butterfly.  Because the Native Americans were so closely tied to their environment, they imbued…Read More

  • The Year of The Dancing Rabbit

    Beginning in January, The Dancing Rabbit Gallery is holding a year-long celebration. We are calling this celebration the Year of The Dancing Rabbit, and we will have a lot of events and activities during the year for this celebration. But why are we celebrating? Well, it is a big round-number…Read More

  • Revisiting Acoma Pueblo – Through Fresh Eyes

    Acoma Pueblo is located at the top of a fairly steep mesa, and the Acoma peoples settled there over a thousand years ago for safety and protection from other more warlike peoples in the area. They built their adobe homes, and each day they would climb down the face of…Read More

  • Albuquerque Reprise – Through Fresh Eyes

    By many measures, Albuquerque is a small town. With a population of about a million, it is the largest city in New Mexico, and has about a quarter of the State’s entire population. But even though it is small, there are many, many activities and events and places that appeal…Read More

  • Celebrating Arrival Anniversaries

    From the dawn of time, humans have celebrated the arrival of new infants as a blessing on the household, and a life of potential to be treasured. There are many ceremonies that are associated with this arrival, such as the pueblo Native Americans use of a naming bowl when the…Read More

  • Diné Elegance Part 2 – Pottery and Jewelry

    In our last blog, we looked at the Diné textiles and fine art as two categories of their artistic expression.  Another area for which the Diné are known is pottery. Having said that, there is often a distinct difference in the pottery produced by the Diné and that produced by…Read More

  • Exploring the Navajo Nation, Part 1

    This month, we are celebrating the rich legacy of the Navajo Nation. The two-part blog examines the different forms of art produced by this remarkably talented group of people. The art reflects their environment and culture, as most art does. Because of the dramatic landscapes and detailed cultural history, we…Read More

  • Celebrate Native American Artists’ Birthdays With The Rabbit

    Birthdays are a fun time to celebrate. In recognition of the Native American artists in our Gallery, we are going to celebrate their birthdays with a special treat. On the day before and the day of their birthday, everything in our Gallery by that artist will have a special 20%…Read More

  • Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

    Around the United States, there is an emerging movement to celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. It was started in South Dakota in 1998, reflecting to some degree the increasing Native American activism that has taken place over the past fifty years. Since then, a long…Read More

  • Robert Manygoats

    (?-Present) Tribal Affiliation: Navajo Robert was raised in Cow Springs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation in the northwestern portion of Arizona. As he grew up, his parents educated him in the traditional culture and prayers of the Navajo. Parents and grandparents, alike, offer the knowledge to understand ceremonies and prayers.…Read More

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