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2007 SEDONA LECTURE SERIES

The upcoming 2007 Sedona Lecture Series is titled Arts and Sciences of the Colorado Plateau. Presented by the Sedona Muses and the Museum of Northern Arizona, this series offers four monthly lectures in Sedona from January through April, bringing together specialists whose stories expand our thinking about the magnificence of this region. All lectures are at 7 p.m. […]

VENTURES 2007

Expertly exploring the Colorado Plateau for three decades The year 2007 marks the 30th anniversary of the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Venturesprogram. In 1977, MNA started with a half dozen trips to some of the most exciting places on the Colorado Plateau. Then, as now, the concept was simple: pair Venturers with the most knowledgeable […]

CELEBRATE THE SEASON AT MNA

Bell ringers, storytellers, student performers, and craft projects are all part of the free holiday festivities at the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Community Holiday Party, Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Vesper Bells handbell choir from the Federated Community Church will perform a musical selection that will ring in the holiday […]

A PERSONAL SEARCH FOR BEAUTY AND PEACE

Everett Ruess and the Search for Beauty, an exhibit of 26 Ruess woodblock prints and accompanying writings opens Friday, November 10, for a five-week showing through December 17 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff. Ruess was a young artist and writer who wandered the wilds of the Southwest and mysteriously disappeared in the […]

ENVISIONING GRAND CANYON

People worldwide recognize the iconic image of the Grand Canyon, greatly due to the visual interpretation of a small group of adventurous photographers. The Museum of Northern Arizona’s new exhibit Lasting Light: The Photography of Grand Canyon is a celebration of the best photographic images of this mysterious and ever-changing landscape, by a select group of fine […]

SCIENCE DAY AT MNA

The Museum of Northern Arizona’s Science Day at MNA joins the 2006 Flagstaff Festival of Science by exploring the deep mysteries of seas and cool flowing river waters. On Sunday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., scientists delve into fossil shells left from ancient seas and explain efforts recently made to return an […]

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS

The Museum of Northern Arizona’s mission spans across all aspects of the Colorado Plateau—geological, biological, and cultural―however, biology has been missing for some time from the Museum’s active research program. In an effort to put another piece in place in MNA’s sciences, Director Robert Breunig, with concurrence from the Board of Trustees, has appointed Lawrence […]

WEAVING INSIGHTS INTO NAVAJO CULTURE

The Museum of Northern Arizona’s 57th Annual Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture on Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30 offers an authentic presentation of Navajo philosophy and lifeways. This year’s festival, with a balance of ancient and modern cultural presentations, introduces visitors to a deeper understanding of the Diné culture. More than 70 artists […]

NATIVE AMERICAN FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL PRESENTS 25 FILMS

Indigenous Action Media, Flagstaff Cultural Partners, and the Museum of Northern Arizona are proud to present the 3rd Annual Southwest Native American Film and Video Festivalon Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15. The Southwest Native American Film and Video Festival highlights the Southwest's unique offerings by contemporary Indigenous media makers and seeks to provide an opportunity […]