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Upcoming Events

Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursdays
Every Thursday May 30 - September 5, 5 pm to 8 pm
$6 admission/ Free for members, NAU students and kids age 9 and under

Enjoy a different band each week performing live music in the lovely Golightly Courtyard at MNA. Food, Beer, wine and soda available for cash purchase. Museum galleries and bookstore are open late for you to browse. Fun for the entire family.


Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture
July 6 & 7, 9 am - 5 pm

A Fourth of July tradition since the 1930s, the Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture features more than 100 award-winning artists and presenters from the Hopi villages in northern Arizona. Buy traditional and contemporary art and enjoy talks, artist and garden demonstrations, and performances by Ongtupqa, Hopi Dance Group from Second Mesa, Derek Davis and Ryon Polyqueptewa, Tha 'Yoties, and Ed Kabotie. The Easton Collection Center will also be open with special exhibits of Hopi items.


Steam Second Saturday: The Ant Empire
July 13, 2 pm

Join MNA on the second Saturday of the month for exciting kids' programs, hands-on activities, and creative crafts. Programs are included with admission and are scheduled at 2:00 pm. This month learn how to be an insect scientist by watching honey pot ants up close as they gather and store food as well as build their home and tend to their young. Fun crafts and activities included.

Cropped Rugs

Navajo Rug Auction
July 20, 9 am - 6 pm

Consignment drop off - July 18 & 19, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 2019 auction features more than 300 vintage and contemporary Navajo weavings from artists, consigners, and the R.B. Burnham & Co. Trading Post. Purchase high quality rugs at a wide range of prices and collect one of the world's classic art forms. Native art and Navajo weaving specialists will be onsite to ensure quality and prices. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Museum of Northern Arizona and the Flagstaff Arts Council.


Navajo Festival of Art and Culture
August 3 & 4, 9 am - 5 pm

Spend your weekend in the cool pines and immerse yourself in the artistry and cultural traditions of more than 80 award-winning Navajo artists. Buy traditional and contemporary art and enjoy artist demonstrations, authentic food, insightful heritage programs, and a variety of Navajo performances.