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MNA’S 2011 DOCENT TRAINING PROGRAM

December 17, 2010 The Museum of Northern Arizona is recruiting for its 2011 Docent Training Program, 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 school-age children, adults, and seniors. […]

NEWLY PUBLISHED MNA BULLETIN ON TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF ANCESTRAL HOPI PAINTING RELEASED

December 10, 2010 Painting the Cosmos: Metaphor and Worldview in Images from the Southwest Pueblos and Mexico, the Museum of Northern Arizona’s long-awaited and newly published Bulletin 67, is now available. Edited by MNA Danson Chair of Anthropology Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin and Museum of New Mexico Research Associate Polly Schaafsma, this 216-page volume is the […]

HOPI FOOTPRINTS OF THE ANCESTORS

November 23, 2010 The Hopi Footprints Project will present a film premiere and discussion with Hopi youth and elders on Saturday, December 4 from 2–5 p.m. at the Museum of Northern Arizona. Hopi youth and elders will reflect on Hopi cultural preservation and how they maintain their cultural traditions, while being grounded in their ancestral […]

POSTMODERN PERSPECTIVES FROM MNA’S NEW ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE EXHIBIT

November 11, 2010 Two artists-in-residence will be highlighted in Peripheral Vision—New Work by Bremner Benedict and David Politzer, an exhibit opening Saturday, November 20, 2010 through February 6, 2011 at the Museum of Northern Arizona. Despite their different styles and artistic attitudes, photographer Bremner Benedict and videographer David Politzer offer postmodern perspectives that avoid the […]

AN ENGAGING AND WHIMSICAL JOURNEY OF THE SELF

September 30, 2010 Jake Brookins—Dreams : Realizations : Contemplations : Fantasies opens Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Museum of Northern Arizona. This is a retrospective exhibit where exploration and fun are common qualities found throughout an eclectic body of work in ceramics, metal, and paint. Jake Brookins’ is interested in human relationships, the meaning […]

5th Semi-Annual Navajo Rug Auction

September 24, 2010 Museum of Northern Arizona • Flagstaff, Arizona Navajo Rug Auction: Saturday, November 6, 2010 • 2–5 p.m. Preview: Saturday, November 6, 2010 • 9 a.m. –1 p.m. Once again, the Flagstaff Cultural Partners and the Museum of Northern Arizona will host Flagstaff’s Semi-Annual Navajo Rug Auction. This event will be held on […]

DISCOVERY 2010—The Exhibit

September 10, 2010 DISCOVERY 2010—The Exhibit is a celebration of the creative and inquisitive young spirits who attended the 2010 Discovery summer camps and the landscapes they explored in Discovery 2010 classes. This Museum of Northern Arizona exhibit features artwork created by this summer’s campers and photographs highlighting Discovery experiences throughout the years. DISCOVERY 2010—The […]

PLATINUM PLUS – A regional museum sets out to construct a building that minimizes its reliance on fossil fuels and exceeds the requirements for the top LEED certification.

July 12, 2010 When the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff began planning for its new collection center, it wanted to make sure to reach for the highest standards in which to house its fragile collections, while reducing the costs of running the new building. “We had a commitment from the very beginning to make […]