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“IAIA is a community of artists and activists that understand the complexity of Indigenous knowledge systems and has helped me find my voice in that conversation.”

Melissa Shaginoff

(Chickaloon Village/Pyramid Lake)

“It was the hands-on classes, supportive staff, internships, and gallery preparation experiences that were most beneficial to me. After I graduate, I plan to use my knowledge and experience within my community and career.”

Tazbah Gaussoin

(Picuris Pueblo/Navajo)

“IAIA gave me the tools to further expand my artistry and talents and I give praise and appreciation to the Institute for all it has offered to me.”

George Alexander

(Muscogee Creek)

Happenings

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List of Events

IAIA 2020 Fall Senior Graduating Exhibition “Virtual Reservation”

Mon, November 23, 2020Fri, July 1, 2022

Virtual Reservation, the IAIA 2020 Fall Senior Graduating Exhibition is available virtually.

Sisters Rising: Discussion with Filmmaker Willow O’Feral

Thu, January 21, 4:30 pm5:30 pm

After the virtual screening of the film Sisters Rising, attend a discussion with filmmaker Willow O’Feral.

Linda Lomahaftewa: Artist Talk

Thu, February 18, 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Discussion with artist Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw) and Curator Dr. Lara M. Evans (Cherokee).

Latest News

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IAIA’s Spring 2021 Reopening Plan

IAIA’s Spring 2021 Reopening Plan

IAIA’s Spring Semester 2021 Reopening Plan is based on the latest medical and scientific guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New Mexico Department of Health.

Earn an MFA in Studio Arts

Earn an MFA in Studio Arts

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved the IAIA’s application to launch an MFA Program in Studio Arts.

College Catalog

Information about the academic calendar, admissions, financial aid, and more.

Tuition

Tuition and general information about fees.

Housing

There are two options for housing at IAIA—the Residence Center and our Family Housing apartments. Each area is accessible to students with disabilities.