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2019 Native Treasures: Living Treasure Showcases the Chongo Brothers
DECEMBER 12, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The “Chongo Brothers”, Diego and Mateo Romero are the 2019 recipients of the Native Treasures Living Treasures award designated by the Museum of Arts and Culture (MIAC). Like many successful Native families, Diego and Mateo are third generation in a dynasty of artists.

GranMary’s Place – Storytelling at MIAC continues in the New Year
DECEMBER 10, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) --  The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture GranMary’s Place, a beloved story telling program for children, will continue on the first Sunday of the month at the Museum in  2019.

MIAC Director Della Warrior Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
OCTOBER 11, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – Santa Fe’s Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Director Della Warrior, a member of the Otoe-Missouria tribe, is named as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, whose work has significantly contributed to the preservation and understanding of Indigenous cultural heritage. Warrior has focused her life’s work helping bring about positive change for Native people in educational arenas, tribal governments, Native history, arts and culture.

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Awarded $842,721 in Grants
OCTOBER 5, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) on Museum Hill in Santa Fe has been awarded two separate grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), totaling $382,721. The Museum of New Mexico Foundation (MNMF) submitted the successful grant applications on behalf of MIAC, the only institution in New Mexico to receive a NEH grant in this funding cycle.

Comancheria: An Ever-Moving Culture at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture October 21
OCTOBER 4, 2018
(Santa Fe New Mexico) --- For the second year, the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) on Santa Fe’s Museum Hill is hosting the Tom Lea Institute, to highlight the famous El Paso-based artist and his work with Native American culture. October is Tom Lea Month exploring the legacy of this great American artist and his Pass of the North Mural.  https://tomlea.com/activitiesevents/tom-lea-month/

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture awarded $460,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities
AUGUST 9, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico)  --  The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC), announced today that it has been awarded a $460,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the redesign and reinstallation of MIAC’s permanent exhibition,  Here ,  Now and Always.   

2018 Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale Set for Sept. 22 & 23
AUGUST 6, 2018
A unique sale of Native American Art from Private Collections
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- Whether you are a new or seasoned collector of Native American arts, you are sure to find something perfect at the Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale! Pottery, jewelry, textiles, paintings, baskets, carvings - vintage and contemporary - will be available for purchase.

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates American Indian Culture in New Gallery Exhibition
JULY 27, 2018
“Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” debuts inside The American Adventure pavilion at Epcot LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – American Indian history and culture come to life in a new art exhibition at  Walt Disney World Resort  that debuted July 27. “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” at  Epcot  displays the work of contemporary Native artists alongside artifacts from centuries past, demonstrating how ancestral craftsmanship influences modern generations.

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture To Be Featured in the American Heritage Pavilion at Disney’s Epcot World Showcase
MAY 11, 2018
Museum will have a large role in Exhibition opening in midsummer
Santa Fe’s Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, a premier repository of Native art and material culture, will have a large role in an exhibition opening in midsummer 2018 at Disney Epcot’s American Heritage Gallery at the American Adventure Pavilion. The exhibition, Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art , is made possible through collaboration among Epcot, MIAC, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C.

Hweeldi: The Woven Tribute Commemorating The Long Walk
MAY 10, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico)  --  The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is commemorating the 150 th  anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Bosque Redondo, signed June 1, 1868, by displaying an extraordinary wool rug woven in tribute to the Long Walk. Created in the early 1900s, the rug is an impressive 9 ft. by 15 ft., last displayed at MIAC in 1996.

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Presents Against All Odds: The Education of a Jicarilla Apache Chief’s Family
APRIL 13, 2018
In conjunction with Lifeways of the Southern Athabaskans
On Sunday, April 29, 2018, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture will feature a panel comprising six of the seven children of Albert Velarde Jr. from the Jicarilla Apache Nation. They will offer a formal program about their college experiences from their Native perspectives, a question and answer session moderated by Veronica Tiller, Ph.D., daughter of Albert Velarde Jr., and plenty of time for queries from the audience. The panel has been organized to complement MIAC’s current exhibition, Lifeways of the Southern Athabaskans .

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Announces What’s New in New: Selections from the Carol Warren Collection
MARCH 1, 2018
Opening on June 3, 2018, with Public Opening from 10am to 5pm
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) periodically features art recently acquired through gifts or purchases. What’s New in New: Selections from the Carol Warren Collection , highlights the collection donated to the Museum by Carol Warren, who was a volunteer in the Collections Department for more than 20 years.