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MIAC Presents "Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces"
OCTOBER 14, 2020
SANTA FE –  Native Americans have served in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East in higher numbers per capita than any other ethnic group. “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces” reveals the remarkable history of Native American veterans through art, photography, and essay. The 16-panel exhibition documents 250 years of Native peoples’ contributions in U.S. military history. The exhibition will be on display at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture from October 16 through November 10, 2020. 

MIAC Presents Virtual Event for New Online Treaties Explorer Resource
SEPTEMBER 28, 2020
SANTA FE – The  Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC), in partnership with the U.S. National Archives Office of Innovation, is pleased to announce  an online  launch  event   of the Indigenous Digital Archive’s Treaties Explorer, also known as “ DigiTreaties .”   Thanks to an anonymous donor, the U.S. National Archives has been able to conserve and make the first-ever scans of its holdings of 374 Ratified Indian Treaties.   

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and National Archives Announce New Online Education Tool Expanding Access to Treaties between the US and Native Nations
SEPTEMBER 25, 2020
SANTA FE –  The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC), in partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), announce the launch of a new online tool, the Indigenous Digital Archive’s Treaties Explorer, also known as “ DigiTreaties .” This resource expands access to 374 digitized Ratified Indian Treaties digitized from NARA’s holdings and provides context and tools for working with the treaties online.   

MIAC Announces VIRTUAL Annual Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
SANTA FE –  The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) presents the annual Native Treasures Col lectors’ Sale  from  October 23-25, 2020.  This year’s  sale, comprised of generations of Native Arts from private collectors, will  be a virtual event due to current health concerns  regarding  COVID-19.  

MIAC & CNMA Present Innovation in Archaeology Series
JUNE 23, 2020
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Center for New Mexico Archaeology announce a new virtual speaker series called " Innovation in Archaeology . " The hour-long online lectures will begin on July 15. 

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture to Hold Virtual Native Treasures Auction
JUNE 8, 2020
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Museum of New Mexico Foundation are pleased to announce a special online Native Treasures Auction from June 19 to 28, with registration to begin June 11.

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture to Receive $60K from Henry Luce Foundation
MAY 15, 2020
SANTA FE – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation as part of an emergency response to cultural institutions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

MIAC Hosts a Special Mother’s Day "Our Fair New Mexico" Virtual Concert, Featuring Jacob Shije
MAY 7, 2020
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), in partnership with state museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions, announces a special Mother’s Day concert, as part of our weekly series of virtual musical concerts. 

POSTPONED: Honoring Native Women in the Media Arts
MARCH 5, 2020
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC), in partnership with the New Mexico History Museum (NMHM), is honored to host its second annual “Trailblazer” awards. This year, the museums are honoring important Native women in New Mexico media for Women’s History Month. The honorees include Royale Dá, Tara Gatewood, Diane Reyna, and Beulah Sunrise, all native New Mexicans.     

A Place in Clay Set to Open at MIAC
FEBRUARY 25, 2020
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce the 2020 Native Treasures Living Treasure exhibition, featuring artwork by this year’s honoree, Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo).   The exhibition,  A Place in Clay , seamlessly moves between clay sculptures and acrylic paintings, in which Wall engages with and explores her high desert surroundings. Finding inspiration in both her family’s artistic practices and the environment of Jemez Pueblo, Wall ask questions surrounding food sovereignty, language, and connection to place. 

MIAC in search of Pick-Up Truck for Here, Now and Always Exhibition
FEBRUARY 10, 2020
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – With the upcoming renovation of the  Here, Now and Always ( HNA ) exhibition at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC), the museum and its staff are hard at work planning and executing the curation of the exhibition. There any many new and interactive sections that are planned to be installed during the restoration, however, MIAC is asking for the public’s help in acquiring one of their envisioned interactive objects. MIAC is searching for a pre-21st century (Chevy or Ford) pick-up truck that is intended to be a part of the Language and Song section of HNA . The truck will serve as a focus object that will give visitors the option to sit in and hear music and languages form indigenous areas around the Southwest.

MIAC Presents Dr. Joseph “Woody” Aguilar
JANUARY 13, 2020
“An Indigenous Archaeology of a Colonial Encounter in the Pueblo Southwest.”
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – On Sunday, February 2, 2020, at 1 p.m., the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture hosts Dr. Joseph “Woody” Aguilar for “An Indigenous Archaeology of a Colonial Encounter in the Pueblo Southwest,” which is based on Aguilar’s research and fieldwork over the last decade. An enrolled member of San Ildefonso Pueblo, Aguilar received a Doctorate of Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania last year.