Public Programs

The Museum offers a variety of public programs including lectures, readings, and hands-on activities for both children and adults. Expand your perspective and inspire your senses.


Author Lecture Series
Celebrated local and regional authors discuss their latest work, and other inspiring literary surprises, in this insightful series. Free with museum admission or membership.

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Gallery Talks
Led by exhibiting artists, curators, and scholars, our Gallery Talks offer insight into the inspiration and process behind special exhibitions. Free with museum admission or membership.


Future of the Colorado Plateau Forum
This series supports civil and civic discourse about issues impacting the environmental, social, and economic future of the Colorado Plateau. Free and open to the public.


Hot Topics Cafe
A forum for civic discourse about matters of significance to our communities, presented by Northern Arizona University's Philosophy in the Public Interest. Free and open to the public.

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Living Room Lecture Series

Spend an intimate evening with Museum researchers and visiting scholars at this monthly member lecture series. From archives and paleontology, to archaeology and biology, learn all about the exciting research being conducted on the Colorado Plateau. To become a Museum member, call 928.774.5211, ext. 219.

Ages 4-5

STEAM Second Saturdays
Join us the second Saturday of the month from 2-4 pm for exciting kids' programs, hands-on activities and creative crafts. Families and children of all ages are welcome. Come explore new topics each month! Free with one adult museum admission or membership.


Sedona Lecture Series
Join the Sedona Muses of the Museum of Northern Arizona and noted artists, scientists, and authors for informative and insightful monthly discussions.