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ARTS AND SCIENCES OF THE COLORADO PLATEAU AT THE 2008 SEDONALECTURE SERIES

The 2008 Sedona Lecture Series explores the far reaches of the Colorado Plateau, taking the audience from archaeology to geology, to fine art, and finally on to storytelling to explore the fabric and texture of this great region’s sciences and arts. The multifaceted experience of a longtime Southwestern archaeologist, a scientist who has been to Antarctica […]

THE MUSEUM OF NORTHERN ARIZONA'S 2008 DOCENT TRAINING PROGRAM

A 32-Year Traditional of Learning, Community Building, Sharing The Museum of Northern Arizona is recruiting for the 2008 Docent Training Program. MNA is seeking enthusiastic individuals who would like to learn and teach about the human and natural history of the Colorado Plateau. Docents are volunteer educators who lead group tours and workshops throughout the year for […]

NEW REALMS OF WESTERN EXPRESSION EXPLORED AT THE 18th ANNUAL TRAPPINGS OF THE AMERICAN WEST

At this year’s Trappings of the American West, the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship and the Museum of Northern Arizona are honoring the work of 78 artists from 14 Western states, Hawaii, and Canada, who have been chosen for their outstanding skills of artistic mastery. Trappings is a contemporary exhibition that combines fine and functional art of […]

PREHISPANIC TRADITIONS AND CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC ISSUES ENTWINE AT CELEBRACIONES DE LA GENTE

Community, migration, immigration, song, and dance are highlighted this year at the Museum of Northern Arizona’s 4th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente. At this Day of the Dead celebration on Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aztec fire dancers, a portrayal of Pancho Villa, and a documentary about the […]

TRAPPINGS EXHIBIT SHOWCASING AMERICAN COWBOY RETURNS TO MNA

The Museum of Northern Arizona and the Dry Creek Arts Fellowship proudly presents the 18th Annual Trappings of the American West exhibition. Returning to MNA October 13 and continuing through January 6, 2008, Trappings is a unique, contemporary showcase of functional and fine art of the American cowboy. This juried sales exhibition features the work of 75 […]

4th ANNUAL SOUTHWEST NATIVE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS FALL SHOWCASE AND WORKSHOPS

The 4th Annual Southwest Native American Film Festival will be held in Flagstaff, Arizona at the Museum of Northern Arizona and the Coconino Center for the Arts, October 5 and 6, 2007. The film festival is a unique showcase of contemporary Native American video, film, and animation made by Indigenous filmmakers from throughout the Southwest. […]

LOST DINOSAUR SURFACES FROM ANCIENT SEA

A once-in-a-lifetime find in 2000 by Museum of Northern Arizona paleontologists led to the discovery of the most complete therizinosaur skeleton ever found. See the newest and strangest dinosaur in all of North America at MNA’s stunning new major exhibit THERIZINOSAUR—Mystery of the Sickle-Claw Dinosaur, opening Sunday, September 16, 2007 and running through March 29, 2009. […]

FLYING REPTILE AND BIRD SCULPTURES FROM THE AGE OF DINOSAURS TO SOAR ABOVE HIGHWAY 180 IN FLAGSTAFF

After 90 million years, Pteranodon will once again soar in the skies of the Colorado Plateau. On Tuesday, July 10 at 10 a.m., the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff will install a 14-foot wingspan steel Pteranodon (literally “wing-toothless,” or more freely,“winged reptile without teeth”) sculpture, accompanied by a flock of five Ichthyornis (“fish-bird”), twenty feet in the air at the […]