Past Exhibitions 1960-1997

1997

March: Imago Coelo: The Image of Heaven a collection of Spanish colonial religious paintings

April: Capturing the Spirit: The Joelle Adlerblum Collection of Native American Painting

May: Enduring Creations: Masterworks of Native American Art

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

August: Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: Zuni Artists' Exhibition; Hopi Quilt Making: Shared Traditions in an Ancient Community

1996

April: Dwellers of the Four Worlds: Katsinas in the Art of the Hopi and Zuni; Paintings of Jo Mora

May: Windows of the West: Masterworks of Art from Three Arizona Collectors from Tom G. McClain, Stephane Janssen, and James Bialac; Enduring Creations: Masterworks of Native American Indian Art; Traveling Trunks and Treasures: The Heritage of Children's Art

June: Twentieth Century Dinosaurs by Jim Gary

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

August: Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: Zuni Artists' Exhibition

1995

February: Hanoolchaadi: Historic Weavings

April: Three Visions, Three Missions by sculptor Bob Haozous, sculptor Lorenzo Clayton, and painter Ted Villa

May: Enduring Creations: Masterworks of Native American Art

June: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

July: Personal Passion, Profitable Pursuit: The Katherine Harvey Collection of Native American Artl; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

October: Sacred Lands of the Southwest photography by Harvey Lloyd; To Ride the Wild Wind: A Celebration of the Horse in American History

November: Arizona's Bizarre and Beautiful Bugs

1994

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

August: Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: Zuni Artists' Exhibition

1993

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

August: Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: Zuni Artists' Exhibition

1992

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

August: Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: Zuni Artists' Exhibition; Natural History of the Colorado Plateau; Raptors: Southwestern Birds of Prey

November: The Cutting: Nonconformist Native American Art of the Southwest

1991

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

August: Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: Zuni Artists' Exhibition; Dinosaurs: A Global View

1990

May: Zuni Artists Exhibition; The History of Extinction

June: Arizona Highways Exhibition; Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

August: Trails Through Time

Septempber: 13th Annual Flagstaff Handweavers and Spinners Guild Exhibition

October: Student Archeology in a Volcanic Field

1989

January: Separate Vision: The Capstone Exhibit works by John Fredericks, kachina carver; Nora Naranjo-Morse, Brenda Spencer, and Baje Whitethorne

May: 3rd Annual Zuni Show

June: 56th Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

July: 40th Navajo Craftsman Exhibition; The Lightfoot Collection: Photographs of Hopi Life: 1904-1939

August: Southwestern Paintings by Louis Akins

September: Daughters of the Desert: Women Anthropologists and the Native American Southwest, 1880-1980; Native American Silver

December: Life and Change: From Fossils to the Future

1988

July: Hart Merriam and the Life Zone Concept; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition; Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

June: A Separate Vision by John Fredericks

May: 2nd Annual Zuni Craftsman Exhibition

January: Kachina Dolls and Dr. Harold S. Colton

1987

January: Gunnar Widforss Watercolors; Navajo Weaving Exhibition

April: Visage Transcended: Contemporary Native American Masks

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: 1st Zuni Craftsman Exhibition; Amateur Natural History Photography Competition and Exhbition

November: Handweavers Guild Exhibit; Edwin S. Colbert: Sixty Years of Paleontological Work

1986

January: The Tucson Aqueduct Project: A Study in Hohokam Desert Adaptations

March: Amateur Wildflower Photography Exhibit

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

August: Artist Invitational by Catherine Phillips Pels; The Natural History of Cacti; Historic Trading Posts

December: Student Art Exhibition of Northern Arizona

1985

March: Clay Lockett Retrospective; Jupiter and Its Moons, Voyager 1 and 2: Missions to Jupiter

April: Native American Costume Show

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition; Brushstrokes on the Plateau; Flagstaff Handweavers Guild Exhibition; Maynard Dixon: Portraits of the Southwest; Arizona Watercolors by Jeffrey Lunge

December: 9th Annual Student Art Exhibition

1984

April: Junior Indian Art Show

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition; Margaret Colbert Retrospective; The West of George Elbert Burr; Selections from the Carolann Smurthwaite Collection; Arizona's Ancient Rock Art-Metal Interpretations by Fred Myers

1983

February: Fine Arts Invitational: Cynthia Bennett, William Franklin, Curt Walters

April: Mary Russell-Ferrell Colton and the Museum of Northern Arizona

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

August: Tension and Harmony: Navajo Weaving

October: Flagstaff Handweavers Guild Exhibition; Museum Discovery

1982

January: The Navajo Way-One Artist's View; A Beatien Yaz Retrospective

April: What in the World

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

August: Images of the Colorado Plateau

October: Flagstaff Handweavers Guild Exhibition

December: 6th Annual Student Art Exhibition of Northern Arizona

1981

January: Old Town photographs and artifacts from the “Old town” area which burned about 1885

March: Canyons, Clouds and Ceremony: Highlights of the Museum of Northern Arizona Art Collection

April: The Lost Collection, Hopi Pottery from the Second Hemenway Expedition to the American Southwest, 1890-1894

July: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

September: Flagstaff Handweavers Guild; Tribute to Garnet Pavate: A Memorial Retrospective

October: Walpi: Three Hundred Years of Change

December: Fifth Annual Student Art Exhibition of Northern Arizona

1980

January: Batik Exhibition

March: Patterns in Nature

May: A Tribute to Edward B. Danson

July: 47th Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition; Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

August: Arizona Sculpture Invitational

October: The Weaver and the Wool

November: Student Art Exhibition of Northern Arizona

1979

January: Dick Arentz Photography

March: Natural Motifs in Southwestern Art

May: Navajo Pottery

June: Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

July: Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

August: Ernest Blumenschein Paintings

November: Roycraft Press Show

December: Student Art Exhibition

1978

45th Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

29th Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Art Institute Artists and Arizona Printmakers

Photography of Philip Hyde

Pueblo and Hispanic Religious Traditions in the Southwest

Flagstaff Handweavers Guild Exhibition

50th Anniversary Show

2nd Annual Student Art Exhibition of Northern Arizona

1977

44th Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

28th Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Life Forms photographs by Tom Whitham

Original Weavings textiles by the Flagstaff Handweavers Guild

1976

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Wilson Hurley Landscapes

Return to the Sea

1975

The Bicentennial Exhibit: Tracing the Routes of the 1776 Expeditions of Garces, Escalante, and de Anza Throughout Arizona

Arizona Craftsman Exhibition

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

1974

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Arizona Designer Craftsman Association

Paintings by Louis Akin

Soil and the Environment

1973

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

The Clay Lockett Exhibition of Indian Paintings

1972

Junior Indian Art Show

Photographs of San Xavier Mission by Helga Teweis

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

The Art of Nicolai Fechin

Display of Indian baskets

Wood Carvings from Bali

1970

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Shields and Weapons

The Santa Fe Studio: American Indian Paintings

Dams and Dilemmas

Lunar Rock a specimen brought back from Apollo 11

1969

Junior Indian Art Show

Bits and Bridles

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

The Paintings of Gunnar Widforss

Grand Canyon Explorer

1968

Junior Indian Art Show

Photography Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Paintings on loan from the Palm Springs Museum and paintings from the collection of Mr. Clay Lockett

1967   

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Photographs by Frederick Sommer

Art from the Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site

1966   

MNA Staff Exhibition

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Flagstaff Collects Art

1965

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Eskimo Graphics

The American Art Show

1964   

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

1963

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

The Fred Harvey Collection

Photographs by Parker Hamilton

1962

Persian Miniatures

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

Reservation Days: Photographs of Navajo Country and People

1961

Junior Indian Art Show

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

Annual Navajo Craftsman Exhibition

The Outlaw River: Photographs of the Colorado River by Weston and Jeanne Lee

Western Scenes sketches by Don Perceval

Oil Paintings from the Read Mullan Collection

Illustrations of a photomural exhibit on loan from the Los Angeles County Museum

1960

Annual Hopi Craftsman Exhibition