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February 8 @ 4:11 pm

Writer’s Group

Zoom 3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

Free to museum members and staff, this writer’s critique group currently meets on Zoom on alternate Wednesdays. Writers share something they are working on, read it aloud, then hear the thoughts and responses of others. All genres and styles are encouraged, including prose and poetry, fiction and nonfiction. For long projects, like a novel or ...

Free

Writing Rainbows: Poetry inspired by art

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

Poet Jodie Hollander leads this ekphrastic poetry workshop in the exhibition Baje Whitethorne Sr: Náátsʼíilid/Rainbow Light. Ekphrastic poetry is inspired by art, and Baje's colorful paintings provide plenty of inspiration. Jodie was a previous writer-in-residence at MNA and author of the poetry book My Dark Horses. This workshop will be her last stop on her ...

Family Friday: How a museum works

Zoom 3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

If you’ve visited a museum, what you saw was only a small part of all the things the museum takes care of. This Friday we celebrate International Museum Day (which is May 18) by taking a tour into the Easton Collection Center to learn how objects and art are preserved, why objects are frozen before ...

A Stream of Jewels: Springs and Perennial Tributaries in Grand Canyon

MNA Facebook page @musnaz, Flagstaff, AZ

Grand Canyon contains more than a thousand springs, and at least 50 springbrooks that are among the few remaining pristine perennial streams remaining in the Southwest. In this talk Dr. Larry Stevens, MNA’s Curator of Biology will explore springs hydrology and ecology, stream processes, and the biodiversity of, and threats to conservation of this verdant ...

Spring Plant Sale

Discovery Village Winding Brook Rd., Flagstaff, AZ

This event will be a one-stop shop for local plant starts and information about how to garden in Flagstaff. The Coconino Community Master Gardeners are working with MNA to hold their plant sale at our Colton Garden and Discovery Village. Besides plant starts and seeds for purchase, there will be garden talks, garden tool repairs ...

Celebrating the Voices of Navajo Women: A Panel Discussion

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

Free with Museum admission. Women featured in a new book will share their stories in a panel discussion hosted by Soulstice Publishing and MNA. The book, “Voices of Navajo Mothers and Daughters: Portraits of Beauty,” brings together compelling, multi-generational oral histories with portraits of the tellers. The panelists will reflect on their experience of being ...

Thirsty Thursdays with Tha ‘Yoties

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

Tha 'Yoties will be rockin' the MNA courtyard! Quench your hunger and thirst at this 'Funky-Yotie-Party'. Beer and wine available for purchase at our cash bar. Museum galleries will also be open late for you to browse! Led by Ed Kabotie, Tha 'Yoties are a reggae/rock/ska band based out of Flagstaff, AZ. The group refers ...

Spring Cleaning Sale

Museum parking lot 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

Would you find it surprising that people who work at museums collect too many things in their office closets and storerooms? MNA staff have been cleaning out their offices and are selling off furnishings, tools, shelving, and other items no longer needed. A highlight of the sale will be more than 20 high-quality, hardwood display ...

Nature Journal Club

Discovery Village Winding Brook Rd., Flagstaff, AZ

Interested in deepening your connection to nature, learning more about the plants and animals you see around you, and spending time with others who have similar interests? Come to this first meeting of a Nature Journal Club forming at MNA. Nature journaling is observing nature and recording what you see using words, drawings, and numbers. ...

Thirsty Thursdays with Chris Brashear & Peter McLaughlin

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

Join us as Chris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin will fill the MNA courtyard with smooth, melodic music! Quench your hunger and thirst at this easy going, summer music event. Beer and wine available for purchase at our cash bar. Museum galleries will also be open late for you to browse! General Admission: $15, $8 for ...

Art and Conservation with Alan Peterson

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

How has fine art influenced the conservation of landscapes in the Southwest? Find out as Alan Peterson, MNA’s Curator of Fine Art, will explain the role that artists can play in the conservation and preservation of land and National Parks. Hosted at the Museum of Northern Arizona - Branigar Hall Event free with general admission.

Thirsty Thursdays with the Flat 5’s

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

Join us as The Flat 5’s will fill the MNA courtyard with jazzy, melodic music! Quench your hunger and thirst at this easy going, summer music event. Beer and wine available for purchase at our cash bar. Museum galleries will also be open late for you to browse! General Admission: $15, $8 for MNA members, ...

Gunnar Widforss: Finding Beauty in National Parks & the Grand Canyon

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

Join us in person with Alan Peterson, MNA’s Curator of Fine Arts, as he will discuss the work and life of Gunnar Widforss. During the 1920s and 30s, Swedish-American painter Gunnar Widforss was known as The Painter of the National Parks. After coming to the United States in 1921, he gained early recognition for his ...

Virtual Auction

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Support the Museum while also purchasing something wonderful. More than 80 items are being auctioned, including jewelry, art, and experiences such as tickets to Meteor Crater, a weekend at a dude ranch, the aquarium and museums in Phoenix, and much more. View auction items online at https://event.gives/mna22   or in person at Member Appreciation Day on ...

Thirsty Thursdays with the Knockabouts

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

Join us as Knockabouts will fill the MNA courtyard with high spirited Celtic music! Quench your hunger and thirst at this fun summer music event. Beer and wine available for purchase at our cash bar. Museum galleries will also be open late for you to browse! The Knockabouts are a Flagstaff, AZ-based Celtic band featuring ...

Member Appreciation Day

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

This members-only event will celebrate our dedicated and generous members! Enjoy demonstrations in watercolor, nature journaling and neurographic art; behind-the-scenes looks at MNA's exhibits and programs; a presentation by Executive Director on MNA's new strategic plan (1:00 pm); and view and bid on silent auction items. Further details and RSVP are here.  Not an MNA member? ...

Early closure

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

The Museum will close at 3 pm on September 10 to prepare for the Fall Fundraiser.

All Together Now: MNA Fall Fundraiser

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

Join us for MNA's biggest fundraising event of the year! Guests will enjoy drinks, small plates, and mingling in the Jaime Major Golightly Courtyard, then move into Branigar-Chase Auditorium for a presentation by Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art, plus a live auction and paddle raise to benefit the ...

$200

Harvest Festival and Indigenous Farmers Market

Discovery Village Winding Brook Rd., Flagstaff, AZ

Come out for a fun filled day of shopping with a variety of food and produce that is grown, cultivated, and harvested on the Colorado Plateau! Enjoy a pueblo oven demonstration, tea tastings, and kids activities. With free admission, we invite you to bring out all your family and friends! This event is set to ...

Blow, Blow Volcano!

Discovery Village Winding Brook Rd., Flagstaff, AZ

We know that the San Francisco Peaks are a big volcano that once blew its top! In this presentation for preschoolers, kids get to see a model erupt and learn how lava forms different kinds of rocks, from sharp, hard obsidian used for tools to lightweight pumice. This will be at the Museum of Northern ...

Disruptive Eruptions

Discovery Village Winding Brook Rd., Flagstaff, AZ

Make a model eruption within view of our favorite volcano – the San Francisco Peaks! Learn how much of our landscape was formed by volcanic activity, and how the same materials form different kinds of stone depending on how they cool. This free event is part of the Festival of Science, but please reserve a ...

Science Play Day

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

Enjoy a smorgasbord of science activities throughout the museum. Admission is free for all. Meet Hopi-R2, a lifesize working droid painted like Hopi pottery. Touch real fossils and then make your own imprint fossil Play with an erosion model Dig for dinosaurs in the paleontology pit Learn about the science of color Try prehistoric technology ...

19th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente

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

The 19th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente Festival is an unparalleled opportunity to experience the history and culture of Mexican, Mexican American, and LatinX communities in Northern Arizona. Also known as the Day of the Dead, this event is a celebration of life, music, dance, food and heartfelt remembrances. Throughout the weekend visitors can enjoy ...

$20

Sugar Skull decorating

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

Sugar skulls, or calavera de azucar, are a fun part of the Day of the Dead tradition. Children particularly enjoy decorating the skulls with colorful frosting, beads, and feathers. Reservations are required. Each sugar skull is $5. Click here to sign up for a time

$5

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

Winter Open House & Market

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

  Saturday, December 3rd: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 4th: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Support and celebrate the rich cultural and artistic traditions of working artists on the Colorado Plateau at the Winter Market. Hosted inside the Museum of Northern Arizona, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to witness the traditional and contemporary ...

Winter Open House & Market

Saturday, December 3rd: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, December 4th: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Support and celebrate the rich cultural and artistic traditions of working artists on the Colorado Plateau at the Winter Market. Hosted inside the Museum of Northern Arizona, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to witness the traditional and contemporary art ...

Members’ Preview

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

Museum of Northern Arizona Members are invited to join us for light refreshments, music and a preview of our new exhibit, Vast Lands, Inner Visions: The Art of Joella Jean Mahoney, which is open to the public on Saturday, December 17, 2022.  Join us for a social evening and special private view of Mahoney's dynamic ...

Gene Foster & the Glen Canyon Project

Historian Susan Olberding and MNA's Archaeology Division Director Kim Spur will introduce Gene Field Foster, an artist whose unique relationship with MNA led her to record archaeological sites in Glen Canyon during river trips in 1952. These trips led to surveys in lower Glen Canyon, which resulted in stunning photograph documentation from her artist's perspective. ...

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Date:
March 17
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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