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MIAC Announces New Opening Date for “Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass”
APRIL 8, 2021
SANTA FE –  Breaking the boundaries of what is deemed traditional Indigenous art,  a  new exhibition at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC), “Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass,”   examines how Native artists reinterpret cultural narratives and designs in new mediums. The exhibition   is scheduled to open on May 16 , 2021.  

MIAC Announces New Opening Date for the Exhibition “A Place in Clay”
APRIL 5, 2021
SANTA FE – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce the opening of “ A Place in Clay . ”  A vailable for viewing   from   May 16, 2021,  to March 6, 2022 ,   t his  new  exhibition will feature the  artwork  of  Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo) , the museum’s 2020-2021 Native Treasures Living Treasure .

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Announces Temporary Closure for New Exhibition Installations
FEBRUARY 25, 2021
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC), located on beautiful Museum Hill in Santa Fe, will be temporarily closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 1, 2021, and will reopen in May 2021, as a precaution for the public’s safety for the installation of several new exhibitions.    

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Receives $500K Gift, Announces The JoAnn and Bob Balzer Native Market and Contemporary Art Gallery
JANUARY 28, 2021
SANTA FE –  With much gratitude and appreciation, MIAC is  excited to announce the generous donation of $500,000 from JoAnn and  Bob  Balzer. The funds from this donation will be used for the construction of a new contemporary art gallery, set to open in  2022 .

MIAC Presents Virtual Native Pottery Demonstration with Karen Abeita
JANUARY 26, 2021
SANTA FE – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) invites you to  virtually  join potter Karen Abeita (Hopi-Tewa/Isleta Pueblo) on  Wednesday,  Feb .  10 ,  at 10 a.m. MST for MIAC’s popular Native Pottery Demonstration  series via Zoom.  Please  click here  to register for this free event.  

MIAC Presents Baking with Norma: Blue Corn Muffins
DECEMBER 17, 2020
SANTA FE –  The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture  is excited to  present a  horno   cooking demonstration with Norma Naranjo streamed via Zoom at 4 p.m. MST on Sunday, December 20. This free event is part of the New Mexico Traditions programming from the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.

MIAC and SAR Announce Virtual Program to Explore Ongoing National Dialogues Concerning Historical Markers, Monuments, and Memory Making
NOVEMBER 16, 2020
SANTA FE –  Located on the a ncestral lands of Pueblo, Navajo, and Apache peoples,  the School for Advanced Research  (SAR) and Museum of Indian Arts &  Culture  (MIAC )   have joined forces to present  “Messages + Monuments: Perspectives on Collective Memories,”  a virtual program  aimed at addressing the ongoing removal of historical markers and monuments, and what these removals  –  or attempts to remove  –  mean within the context of collective memories.  Th is free  online event w ill take place  at 10:30 a.m. MS T  on December 10 .

MIAC Announces Indigenous Storytelling Speaker Series
NOVEMBER 4, 2020
SANTA FE – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is excited to announce a new virtual speaker series called "Indigenous Storytelling in Literature and Arts." The first of these weekly presentations will begin at 1 p.m. MST on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

MIAC Announces Robert Whitehair Begay as Recipient of Goodman Aspiring Artist Fellowship
OCTOBER 28, 2020
SANTA FE - The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce that Robert  Whitehair  Begay (Navajo) has been awarded the 2020-2021 Goodman Aspiring Artist Fellowship. The 17-year-old artist from Gallup will use funds from the fellowship to purchase new tools and equipment, along with stones and silver.  

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.