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The 2019 Native Treasures Art Market Marries Traditional Excellence and Innovative Style
MARCH 8, 2019
(Santa Fe, NM)—The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) will feature premier Native artists at the Native Treasures Art Market, during Memorial Day Weekend. Artistic mediums include jewelry, pottery, paintings, photography, and ceramics at the Santa Fe Convention Center. The market begins at 10:00 am both days with an early-bird option on Saturday, providing attendees the opportunity to pursue exclusive works by artists who have garnered national acclaim for their craft.

Experience Santa Fe Collaboration Presents: 2019 Spring and Summer Art Markets
MARCH 7, 2019
Experience Santa Fe captures the essence of our most and complex and rich cultural traditions. An arts and culture collaborative, Experience Santa Fe is comprised of seven partnering organizations, including the International Folk Art Market, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, the Santa Fe Indian Market, and the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.Four markets emerge from the partnering organizations, Native Treasures Art Market, the International Folk Art Market, Traditional Spanish Market, and Indian Market, taking place from the last weekend of May to mid-August, 2019.

Prominent Indigenous Women Take the Stage at The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
MARCH 1, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is honored to celebrate Women’s History Month by hosting a series of prominent indigenous speakers and artists in March and April. For five consecutive weekends, beginning March 10, 2019, the museum highlights political leaders, activists, and artists for their work and commitment to Native peoples across the country.

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Presents: Spring 2019 Pueblo Pottery Demonstrations
FEBRUARY 21, 2019
(Santa Fe, NM)— The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) announces its newest series of Pueblo Pottery Demonstrations beginning March 13, continuing April 10 and concluding May 8, 2019. Each demonstration will run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the museum employing modern styles cultivated from traditional practices. MIAC brings artists from San Ildefonso Pueblo, Zia Pueblo, and Santa Clara Pueblo to share how their cultures influence their techniques and artistry. 

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Presents: 2019 Native Treasures Art Market Events Featuring Mateo and Diego Romero
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
(Santa Fe, NM)—The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC), in collaboration with the Museum of New Mexico Foundation (MNMF), presents the 15 th annual Native Treasures Program, beginning April 7, 2019, concluding in the Spring of 2020. The collaboration will host a series of events in April and May.  In addition to the Living Treasures exhibition and the Memorial Day Weekend Art Market, MIAC and MNMF will introduce the 2019 Living Treasures Artist Celebration. The celebration honors Mateo and Diego Romero as the 2019 Living Treasures artist award recipients for their contributions to indigenous arts and culture.

Beyond Standing Rock Presents a Discussion with the Artists of NoDAPL
FEBRUARY 12, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC)  will be hosting an opening reception with a panel discussion on Feb. 23, 2019, for its latest exhibit, Beyond Standing Rock . As the exhibition takes a look at art as advocacy, the museum proudly gathers individuals present at the NoDAPL protests. The reception itself will take place from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, serving appetizers and beverages. The discussion panel will take place at 2:00pm, featuring nationally celebrated artist-activists.

Beyond Standing Rock: The Past, Present, and Future of the Water Protectors
JANUARY 22, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to present its latest exhibition opening in Feb. 23 to Oct. 27, 2019,  Beyond Standing Rock . The exhibition takes a look at one of the most widespread grassroots movements in recent history, highlighting works created at the protest by Native and non-Native artists. From early 2016 to early 2017, the Sioux Nation (Očhéthi Šakówiŋ) of Standing Rock Reservation protested corporate abuses of Native sovereignty and welfare. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) planned construction through Standing Rock reservation, violating the 1851 Fort Laramie treaty and compromising the Sioux Nation’s access to clean water. As the movement grew, more than one hundred Native nations and allies gathered together to preserve the land through peaceful protest. The protest gained international attention through images, videos, and posters.

Museum Admission Half-Price During Here, Now and Always Exhibit Closure
JANUARY 2, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – Admission to the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture on Santa Fe’s Museum Hill will be half-price while the  Here Now and Always  core exhibit is closed from February 11 through 22 for upgrades to the HVAC system in the gallery.

2019 Native Treasures: Diego and Mateo Romero
DECEMBER 19, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce Diego and Mateo Romero as the 2019 recipients of the Native Treasures Living Treasures award. This award honors Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic contributions to the field of indigenous arts and culture.

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.