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MIAC to Receive Multiple Grants to Support Upcoming Exhibitions
JUNE 9, 2021
SANTA FE – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is excited to announce that the museum will be receiving   a  total of $80,000 in grant funding  to support upcoming exhibitions.   

MIAC Presents “Collecting Jewelry: Curator H.P. Mera’s Trip to Navajo Country in 1932”
MAY 12, 2021
SANTA FE – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is excited to announce the opening of “Collecting Jewelry: Curator H.P.  Mera’s Trip to Navajo Country in 1932,” a new exhibition that will be on view starting July 1, 2021, until December 2021.  

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Announces Re-opening, New Exhibits, and Extended Days of Operation
MAY 10, 2021
SANTA FE –  After  weeks  of being closed,  t he Museum o f Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) will  re - open its doors  to the public on May 16, 2021. Located on Museum Hill in Santa Fe, t he m useum  will  be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.    

MIAC Announces 17th Annual Native Treasures Art Market
MAY 3, 2021
SANTA FE – Celebrate this year’s Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) Living Treasure artist Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo)   and support dozens of Native artists at the 17th annual Native Treasures Art Market, a virtual event taking place May 26 to June 1.    .

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Receives $100K from Henry Luce Foundation
APRIL 21, 2021
SANTA FE – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce that it has been  awarded a $100,000 grant from the Henry  Luce  Foundation. This is the second grant the museum h as received from the foundation  as part of an emergency response to support MIAC’s operations due to the  COVID-19 pandemic.  

“Why We Serve: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces” Set to Open at MIAC 
APRIL 14, 2021
SANTA FE –  The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce the opening of “Why We Serve: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces.” Available for viewing beginning May 16, 2021,  when MIAC reopens to the public,  this new traveling exhibition highlights the generations of Native Americans who have served in the United States military.  

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.