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2018 IAIA Commencement Ceremony

Sat, May 12, 2018, 11:00 am1:00 pm

| Free

Layli Long Soldier (Oglala Lakota Nation) BFA ’09 has been selected to give IAIA’s commencement address at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 12, 2018, and in addition to the distinguished speaker, IAIA will award an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree to noted artist and IAIA Alumnus George Rivera (Pojoaque Pueblo) AFA ’84 as part of the Commencement Ceremony.

Free and open to the public. Watch a live stream of the commencement ceremony on May 12, 2018, from 9 am–2 pm (MST). View and download the 2018 IAIA Commencement Program.

Contact and Information

For questions regarding the 2018 IAIA Commencement Ceremony, please email or call either, Dean of Students Carmen Henan at or (505) 424-2336, or the Dean of Students assistant, Jacqueline Chitto, or (505) 424-2337. The public is welcome to attend the 2018 IAIA Commencement Ceremony, which will be held in the Dance Circle at the center of campus. Lunch will be served on campus after the ceremony.

Hotel Reservations

Rooms are reserved at the Inn at Santa Fe under IAIA Commencement. Room rates are $79 and include shuttle and breakfast. Inn at Santa Fe, 8376 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507, (505) 474-9500.

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Sat, May 12, 2018
11:00 am–1:00 pm
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Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)


Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Dance Circle
83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
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(505) 424-2300