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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. 

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Announces Archaeology 101 Lecture Series
JANUARY 26, 2018
Series Benefits Young Archaeologists and the General Public
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) announces its Archaeology 101 Lecture Series, which has been created to inform the general public about topics in archaeology and current research being done in the field. The purpose of the series is also to provide young scientists the opportunity to share their knowledge and research while learning to translate their academic research into formats that are more approachable and understandable for the general public.  

Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger Leads Community Bead Project
JANUARY 24, 2018
Bead Project Focused on Missing Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Queer and Trans People
Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan  Hidatsa/Arikara/Lakota) will be at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture on Saturday, February 24, 2018, for a day of making beads with the community. The beads, 2”x 2” in size, are needed to complete a monumental beaded portrait which will be created by Luger from a photograph taken by First Nations photographer Kali Spitzer (Lower Post, British Columbia). This community collaboration acknowledges missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, queer, and trans people. In Canada alone, the number of missing and murdered indigenous women was at 4,096 in 2016, as noted in research gathered by the Native Women’s Association of Canada.

“I-Witness Culture” a Solo Exhibition of Frank Buffalo Hyde Extended Through April 30, 2018
JANUARY 18, 2018
Popular Exhibition extended through Spring

Wonders on Wheels Exhibit, Featuring New Mexico’s Native American Tribes, Sets Out on the Road in 2018
DECEMBER 2, 2017
Mobile museum visits public and tribal schools, libraries, and community-based institutions statewide

Free Screenings of "The Missing" on December 3, 2017 Celebrate the Authentic Portrayal of Apache Culture on Film
NOVEMBER 27, 2017
Events Herald the Opening of the New Exhibit "Lifeways of the Southern Athabaskans," December 10, 2017

MIAC Unveils Lifeways of the Southern Athabaskans, Sunday, December 10, 2017
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
Artifacts illustrate connections and contrasts between the Jicarilla, Mescalero, Chiricahua, San Carlos, and White Mountain Apache

Public Invited to Sculpture Unveiling & Celebration of Life
OCTOBER 25, 2017
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture invites the public to a commemorative sculpture unveiling and celebration of life – honoring the late Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera (Pojoaque Pueblo), 2008 - 2016.

Explore New Mexico’s Ancient Past During International Archaeology Day
OCTOBER 9, 2017
(Santa Fe, NM)  Learn about New Mexico’s fascinating 12,000-year cultural heritage through hands-on activities and demonstrations during International Archaeology Day, Saturday, October 21 at the Center for New Mexico Archaeology. Doors open from 10:00AM-5:00PM on to New Mexicans interested in digging deep into the past.

Pueblo Students Learn Architecture through Summer Reading Program & UNM School of Architecture Partnership
AUGUST 1, 2017
With an established mission to Build a Better World more than 200 children from the Pueblos of Tesuque, Laguna, San Ildefonso, Zia, Jemez, Santa Clara, Ohkay Owingeh, and Santo Domingo designed and created miniature adobe structures that were assembled into a village complete with hornos and a ramada. Future architects Brandon Ortiz (Taos Pueblo), Charelle Brown (Santo Domingo Pueblo), and Daryl Lucero (Isleta Pueblo) created a fun and dynamic atmosphere in which children made adobe bricks, designed and built structures. Stories were shared and basic design ideas exchanged as students from ages 4 to 12 worked together to complete the village.   

Santa Fe’s Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and New Mexico History Museum Announce Salon Breakfast Series and Native Cinema Showcase
JUNE 15, 2017
Events from August 4—September 1, 2017 Complement Indian Market Week, August 15–20
This August, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture hosts a series of salon breakfasts at the neighboring Museum Hill Café, while the New Mexico History Museum Auditorium hosts the 17th annual Native Cinema Showcase produced by The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.