Current Exhibitions

Celebrating the 2022 Living Treasure, Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo)

 

May 1, 2022 through April 1, 2023
Santa Fe, New Mexico – Enter the lobby of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the first works of art you see are two magnificent murals by artist Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo). His exhibition, also featuring four of his ceramic works, embrace his Cochiti roots with futurism and native storytelling. The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) celebrates its 2022 Living Treasure, Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo) through his exhibition and his book, titled ReVOlution, available in the museum’s gift shop.  

Painted Reflections: Isomeric Design in Ancestral Pueblo Pottery

 

February 6, 2022 through March 12, 2023
Explore the designs painted on ancestral and contemporary Pueblo pottery by visiting Painted Reflections: Isomeric Design in Pueblo Pottery. Never before the subject of a museum exhibition, Painted Reflections offers new insights into the study of Pueblo art through an analysis of the visual structure of ceramic design.   *Gallup Black-on-White Bowl   *

BIRDS: SPIRITUAL MESSENGERS OF THE SKIES

 

September 18, 2021 through July 31, 2022
Birds are cherished among many cultures worldwide. Where birds live well, people thrive. The presence and wellbeing of birds reflects the health of the environment; they share every ecosystem with us, playing the role of hunter and prey, pollinators, scavengers, and dispersers of seeds. Feeding the spirit, they signify strength, courage and freedom. As our companions, birds inspire us to think beyond our own confinement and limitations. With some 10,000 species of birds in the world, they are among the best adapted animals on Earth, dating back to the time of the dinosaurs.

Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass

 

May 16, 2021 through June 13, 2022
Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass, is a groundbreaking exhibit of works in glass by 33 Indigenous artists, plus leading glass artist Dale Chihuly who introduced glass art to Indian Country. On view from May 2021 to June 2022 at The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture the stunning art in the exhibit embodies the intellectual content of Native traditions expressed in glass.




Now on Exhibit

Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass

May 16, 2021 through June 13, 2022

BIRDS: SPIRITUAL MESSENGERS OF THE SKIES

September 18, 2021 through July 31, 2022

Painted Reflections: Isomeric Design in Ancestral Pueblo Pottery

February 6, 2022 through March 12, 2023