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September 2021

September 23 @ 3:02 am
October 23 @ 8:00 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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$20

Celebrate the history and culture of Mexican, Mexican American, and Latin@ communities in Northern Arizona at this annual fall event. Also known as the Day of the Dead, this event is a celebration of life, music, dance, food and heartfelt remembrances. In partnership with Flagstaff’s Nuestras Raíces, the museums Jaime Golightly Courtyard will be transformed into a beautiful lit setting, with intricately cut papel picado (pierced paper) and lovely arrange ofrendas (altars) to welcome past loved ones to the party.…

November 2021

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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$15

Hailing from Acoma Pueblo, the Pueblo Enchantment Dancers will perform social dances and share their connections to their ancestors, community, and traditions of the Pueblo people.

December 2021

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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Hopi artist Abel Nash and MNA registrar Amber King will go Inside MNA’s Fine Arts Collection to discuss aesthetics, symbolism, and history of MNA’s extensive Hopi artwork collection.

December 11 @ 10:00 am - December 12 @ 4:00 pm
Museum of Northern Arizona, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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We invite you to come celebrate the diverse set of Native communities on the Colorado Plateau, and their rich artistic and cultural traditions. Experience Indigenous culture in both traditional and contemporary mediums in this two day event. Not only is this a great opportunity to find the perfect holiday gift, it is also an important opportunity to support local Native artists whose income has been impacted by the pandemic.

January 2022

January 5, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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High School cultural studies teacher Junior Goh and MNA Archivist Melissa Lawton will look Inside MNA's Archives and discuss the various items that we house. A specialist in Navajo history and culture, Goh will give valuable insight on the complex social history of the Diné.

January 21, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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Archivist Melissa Lawton will share Tourism Maps of the Southwest and other depictions of the region from the MNA archives and discusses what they divulge about attitudes toward land and tourism.

February 2022

February 3, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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Diné cultural leader Steve Darden will share insight on plants Inside MNA’s Herbarium, their uses, and cultural views on who has access to that knowledge.

February 17, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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Archaeologist and Historian David Purcell will share artifacts found along six miles of Route 66 that crosses the Petrified Forest National Park. Over 11,000 artifacts provide surprising insights to the mid-twentieth century motoring experience.

March 2022

March 2, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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Chair of Anthropology Kelley Hays-Gilpin and Hopi artist Bobby Silas will review pottery Inside MNA’s Anthropology Collection and discuss symbols, history, and design.

March 24, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom, 3101 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ United States
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Anthropology Collections Manager Anthony Thibodeau will guide visitors through MNA’s Ethnographic Collections, looking at the influence of Pop Culture in Native arts and its use in traditional practices of art making.

September 2021

September 23 @ 3:02 am
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