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2012 SEDONA LECTURE SERIES

December 30, 2011 2012’s Sedona Lecture Series celebrates Arizona’s centennial year with subjects that explore the early years of the twentieth century, when Arizona was a new state. This year's talks offer a glimpse into life during this period on the Colorado Plateau. The series is annually presented by the Sedona Muses and the Museum […]

DISCOVERY 2011 EXHIBIT OPENS TODAY

October 14, 2011 DISCOVERY 2011 celebrates the creative and inquisitive young spirits who attended Discovery summer camps this summer at the Museum of Northern Arizona. The exhibit opens today through December 10, 2011. Over eight weeks, 300 campers learned about the Colorado Plateau’s diverse ecosystems, world-famous geology, and rich cultural history. Most importantly, they developed […]

CULTURAL EXPRESSION FROM THE HEART

September 29, 2011 When fall arrives in Flagstaff, it is accompanied by the smell of golden marigolds and sacred copal incense, stirring sounds of mariachis, tastes of tortillas and salsa, and colorful papel picado banners fluttering in the autumn breeze, all at the Museum of Northern Arizona’s 8th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente. Saturday and […]

2011 Semi-Annual Navajo Rug Auction

September 28, 2011 Saturday, November 12, 2011 Coconino Center for the Arts • Flagstaff, AZ Public Preview 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Auction 2–5 p.m. In collaboration with the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA), Flagstaff Cultural Partners (FCP) will host the semi-annual Navajo Rug Auction on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the Coconino Center for the Arts. […]

WARRIORS: NAVAJO CODE TALKERS

August 4, 2011 Japanese photographer Kenji Kawano, born in Fukuoka in 1949, was not yet born when a group of modern-day Navajo warriors, known as the Code Talkers, defied Japanese intelligence during World War II. By communicating in their own language, the Navajo Code Talkers provided the U.S. Marines with an unbreakable code. Now, more […]

HOHOKAM ARCHAEOLOGY GOES GLOBAL

July 25, 2011 The Arizona Humanities Council (AHC) has awarded a $1,732 grant to the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) and the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to bring the story of Hohokam archaeology to a global audience. The project will produce a YouTube video of the symposium "Hohokam Archaeology Yesterday and Today," held at MNA […]