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Public Notice Regarding the Initiation of Section 106 Review of a Gallery Renovation at the Museum of Northern Arizona

PUBLIC NOTICE Regarding the Initiation of Section 106 Review of a Gallery Renovation at the Museum of Northern Arizona The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has offered the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) a Challenge Grant for a gallery renovation. NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting […]

The Museum of Northern Arizona is a Finalist for 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (February 24, 2015) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today that the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) is among 30 finalists for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services. MNA was nominated for this award by Representative Ann Kirkpatrick. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor […]

Sedona Lecture Series Features Poisonous Plants of the Colorado Plateau February 9

(Flagstaff, Ariz.) February 2, 2015 – The Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) and the Sedona Muses present “Mean Green–Poisonous Plants with Dr. Gwendolyn Waring,” Monday, February 9, at 7 p.m. The lecture is the second in the organizations’ monthly series running through April at the Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road. Tickets are […]

MNA, Sedona Muses Present Venom on the Colorado Plateau

(Flagstaff, Ariz.) January 2, 2015– Experience the world of Colorado Plateau invertebrates when The Sedona Muses of the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) present “Venom on the Colorado Plateau: Toxic, Tiny, Spineless Critters,” Monday, January 12, at 7 p.m. with Dr. Larry Stevens. The lecture kicks off the organization’s monthly lecture series running the second […]

MNA Receives Grants Totaling $622,524 From Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, National Endowment for the Humanities To Renovate Ethnology Gallery

(Flagstaff, Ariz.) Dec. 12, 2014 – The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) have awarded the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) significant grants to renovate and upgrade the Ethnology Gallery as part of a long-term strategy to enhance the significance and intellectual quality of anthropology exhibits. The grant […]

Museum of Northern Arizona, Japan’s National Museum of Ethnology Lead Global Initiative

(Flagstaff, Ariz.) December 4, 2014 – The Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) is partnering with the National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) in Osaka, Japan to help lead a global initiative to improve the depth, quality, and authenticity of museums’ information about their ethnographic collections and the communities from which they come. “Museums must deepen and […]

Artist Scotty Mitchell brings the landscapes of southern Utah to Flagstaff in Dialogue with Beauty

(Flagstaff, Ariz.) November 15, 2014 – More than 30 works by pastel artist Scotty Mitchell, who has spent nearly 20 years painting the vibrant hues and ever-changing light of southern Utah and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, are on view now through February 15, 2015 in the Museum of Northern Arizona’s latest exhibition, Dialogue with Beauty–Scotty Mitchell […]