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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 Shadow Program

Sun, February 16Mon, February 17

High School seniors who are interested in art-related college majors will be able to shadow a current IAIA student for a two-day overnight program. Selected participants will be matched with an IAIA student.

Somebody’s Daughter movie poster

Somebody’s Daughter

Sun, February 16, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Somebody’s Daughter focuses on some of the higher-profile MMIW cases, some of which were raised during the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs MMIW/MMIP hearing in December 2018.

Somebody’s Daughter movie poster

Somebody’s Daughter

Sun, February 16, 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Somebody’s Daughter focuses on some of the higher-profile MMIW cases, some of which were raised during the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs MMIW/MMIP hearing in December 2018.

IAIA A-i-R: Jones and Hoover—Dinner and Studio Tours

Thu, February 20, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Topaz Jones (Shoshone, Kalapuya, Molalla, Lummi) and Anna Hoover (Norwegian, Unangax̂) for free dinner followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Hoover on KSFR

Tue, February 25, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artist Anna Hoover (Norwegian, Unangax̂) in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Jones and Hoover—Open Studios

Thu, February 27, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Visit with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Topaz Jones (Shoshone, Kalapuya, Molalla, Lummi) and Anna Hoover (Norwegian, Unangax̂) on the IAIA campus for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

Latest News

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2020 Alumni Council Election

2020 Alumni Council Election

The Alumni Council will hold elections in January for three open seats. The Alumni Council is the principal representative of IAIA alumni and the primary forum for the exchange of alumni sentiment.

2020 IAIA MusicFest Survey

2020 IAIA MusicFest Survey

We’re conducting a survey about MusicFest—from the time of year the event is held, the performances, and how the community feels about continuing MusicFest. Won’t you assist us by providing valuable feedback and submit an anonymous survey?

MoCNA Spring 2020 Exhibitions—Opening Reception

MoCNA Spring 2020 Exhibitions—Opening Reception

Join us on Thursday, February 13, from 4–7 pm for the MoCNA’s Spring 2020 Exhibitions opening and reception. Exhibitions include G. Peter Jemison: Iroquois Creation Story, Indigenous Futurisms: Transcending Past/Present/Future, and Charlene Teters: Way of Sorrows.

IAIA MFA Quarterly, Volume V, January 2020

IAIA MFA Quarterly, Volume V, January 2020

This fifth issue of the IAIA MFA Quarterly, to be published four times a year, highlights the publications and writing-related news from our MFA community. Read more to find out how the IAIA MFA students and alumni are transforming the literary landscape.

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.