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THREE ARTISTS IN SEARCH OF ARTISTIC CHALLENGE

They arrived with vision and anticipation, three Woodstock, New York painters, bringing new eyes and fresh perspectives to the Museum of Northern Arizona’s 2007 Artist-in-ResidenceProgram in Flagstaff. Painted Journeys on the Colorado Plateau, an exhibit of their 36 works (12 from each artist), opens Saturday, December 6, 2008. From their homes in the Catskill Mountains, Judy Abbott, […]

STORIES, HISTORIES, AND HISPANIC/LATINO TRADITIONS AT CELEBRACIONES DE LA GENTE

Storytelling and musical talents express a spirit of cultural connection at the Museum of Northern Arizona’s 5th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente, Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This lively Flagstaff celebration of Dia de los Muertos is produced in partnership by Nuestras Raices and offers Latin American indigenous and folk […]

MUSEUM OF NORTHERN ARIZONA SCIENTIST WINS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING RESEARCH

Under a big tent in the Coconino National Forest just north of Flagstaff on August 9, Museum of Northern Arizona Senior Research Anthropologist Dr. David R. Wilcox was presented the 2007 Byron S. Cummings Award. One of four presented awards at this year’s Pecos Conference, Wilcox was recognized for outstanding research and contributions to knowledge […]

AAM RESTORES MNA’S ACCREDITATION

On August 8, the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff received word from the American Association of Museums (AAM) that its accreditation by the AAM had been restored. AAM accreditation is the highest national recognition for a museum, signifying excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and to the museum-going public. In […]

MUSEUM OF NORTHERN ARIZONA SCIENTIST NAMED ARCHAEOLOGIST OF THE YEAR

At its spring statewide meeting in Flagstaff on May 24, 2008, the Arizona Archaeological Society announced that Dr. David R. Wilcox, senior research anthropologist at the Museum of Northern Arizona, has been selected to receive its 2008 Professional Archaeologist of the Year Award. This award recognizes the professional archaeologist who has contributed the most to […]