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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

Lyndon Jeffery Kahmakoatayo “Jeff Kahm”: In Loving Memory

Mon, May 3Wed, December 1

This exhibition honors the art of esteemed IAIA Alumnus and Associate Professor Lyndon Jeffery Kahmakoatayo “Jeff Kahm” (Plains Cree, 1968–2021).

Mallery Quetawki: Instagram Takeover

Wed, September 29Thu, September 30

Zuni artist, Mallery Quetawki, will be taking over MoCNA’s Instagram platform for two days to share some of her work and artistic background.

IAIA 2021 Annual Open House

Wed, September 29, 1:00 pm5:00 pm

This event is the perfect opportunity for anyone interested in IAIA to come learn about our mission, programs, and community.

Latest News

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IAIA Fall 2021 Semester—Reopening Plan

IAIA Fall 2021 Semester—Reopening Plan

Our Fall 2021 Semester 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.

2021 Summer MFASA Residency

2021 Summer MFASA Residency

Beyond an Indigenous Avant-Garde is the theme for the inaugural MFA in Studio Arts (MFASA) Summer Residency to be held virtually between July 18–23, 2021.

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.

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