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February 25 @ 12:41 pm

The Pueblo of Acoma Enchantment Dancers

Museum of Northern Arizona 3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

November 26, 2022   11:00 AM and 1:00 PM  The Pueblo of Acoma Enchantment Dancers will be performing for the first time at the Museum of Northern Arizona on November 26. Featuring the Buffalo Dance as well as sharing the importance of traditional dances, this performance will deepen perspectives on Acoma and Hopi Pueblo culture.  The Buffalo Dance celebrates ...

$5.00 – $25.00

Spring Break Wordful Wednesday!

Gather at the kiva for a story time with books written by Indigenous authors. Stay for a fun craft, and then visit the Flagstaff Public Library's PALSmobile in the parking lot to get a library card and check out books! 1:00 pm. There is no charge for museum admission for kids nine and younger. Become ...

Easton Collection Center Tour

Join MNA docents for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum of Northern Arizona’s collections inside the Platinum LEED certified, architectural masterpiece Easton Collection Center. Home to more than 800,000 objects, the ECC tour will enhance visitors’ understanding of the Native cultures of the Colorado Plateau and MNA’s role in research and conservation.  3:00 – 4:00 PM. $15 Non-members $10 ...

International Museum Day & Exploring MNA’s Katsina Dolls Talk

MNA is celebrating International Museum Day’s theme of Sustainability & Wellbeing with FREE admission. Everyone is invited to enjoy the museum’s exhibits and see how MNA supports a sustainable future through educational programs, exhibits, and community outreach and research. Poster sessions from Research Associates will highlight MNA’s ongoing role in furthering science and research, and MNA’s ...

Heritage Festival of Art & Culture

More than a market, the Heritage Festival is an unparalleled opportunity to experience the diverse Indigenous cultures of the Colorado Plateau region, which has been inhabited for thousands of years.  Established in 1930 as the Hopi Craftsmen Show, the Heritage Festival has gone through many changes over the years. The 2023 Heritage Festival returns as an ...

River Reed Flute-Making Workshop with Aaron White

This two-hour river reed flute-making workshop is led by Aaron White. Work alongside Aaron in the museum's courtyard to create a unique flute and learn about reed flutes and traditional Native flute music. Each registrant will take home their own unique, tuned flute. $45 Aaron White is of Northern Ute/Dine descent who is an award-winning ...

River Reed Flute-Making Workshop with Aaron White

This two-hour river reed flute-making workshop is led by Aaron White. Work alongside Aaron in the museum's courtyard to create a unique flute and learn about reed flutes and traditional Native flute music. Each registrant will take home their own unique, tuned flute. $45 Aaron White is of Northern Ute/Dine descent who is an award-winning ...

Heritage Festival of Art and Culture

More than a market, the Heritage Festival is an unparalleled opportunity to experience the diverse Indigenous cultures of the Colorado Plateau region, which has been inhabited for thousands of years.  Established in 1930 as the Hopi Craftsmen Show, the Heritage Festival has gone through many changes over the years. The 2023 Heritage Festival returns as an ...

River Reed Flute-Making Workshop with Aaron White

This two-hour river reed flute-making workshop is led by Aaron White. Work alongside Aaron in the museum's courtyard to create a unique flute and learn about reed flutes and traditional Native flute music. Each registrant will take home their own unique, tuned flute. $45 Aaron White is of Northern Ute/Dine descent who is an award-winning ...

Easton Collection Center Open House

Free admission to the Easton Collection Center -- 10:00 to 2:00 PM Learn about the Museum of Northern Arizona’s collection of more than 800,000 artifacts at the Platinum LEED certified, architectural masterpiece Easton Collection Center. Selected areas of the collection will be available for viewing and discussion with MNA collection staff. Textiles from the collection ...

Moving from Appropriation to Authenticity Panel Discussion

This panel discussion will be an introduction to the overarching issues surrounding cultural appropriation of Indigenous art and culture and pose the questions: What is illegal? What is not illegal but still unethical? What are consumers’ responsibilities when considering purchasing art? Panelists will discuss the Indian Arts & Crafts Act as a framework for these ...

More Than a Meal

This panel discussion will focus on the appropriation of Indigenous crops and foods and the impacts of colonization on food sovereignty and Indigenous foodways, as well as spotlight current trends in Indigenous foodways. It will pose the questions: How does the right to access sacred and traditional foods and food sovereignty affect Indigenous communities’ abilities ...

Indigenous Enterprise Dance Performance

Saturday, November 25  Performances are at 11:00 and 1:00  Visit the museum the Saturday after Thanksgiving for a special dance performance by Indigenous Enterprise, a Native American collective founded in 2015 and based in Phoenix, Arizona. The company was established with the goal of sharing the positive aspects of Indigenous culture through film, fashion, and ...

Drawing Cultural Inspiration

Please Note: This talk will be held at Sedona Arts Center, 15 Art Barn Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 This panel discussion will focus on Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists’ use of cultural symbols, the history of Indigenous representation in art, and the dynamics between the dominant culture and Indigenous artists who rely on their art for ...

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June 22
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