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Upcoming Events

IAIA BFA Creative Writing Poetry Reading—Chocolates, Roses, and Truthful Lies

February 4, 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Please join the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) faculty and students as they celebrate February—the month of love—with a reading. Michael Namingha, He Loves Me Not, 2005, Silver, digital print on canvas, MoCNA Collection H-409 Students Douglas Bootes Vivian Carroll (Cherokee Nation) Veronica Clark Katharina Deiter (Peepeekisis) Courteney Handy Paige Hannan (Shinnecock Nation) Savannah Junes (San Juan Pueblo) Jamie Natonabah (Navajo) Faculty Jon Davis Evelina Zuni Lucero (Isleta/Ohkeh Owingeh Pueblo) Annette Rodriguez James Thomas Stevens…

Latest News

The most recent news, press releases, and updates from the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA). View all news listings

Inuit Artist Annie Pootoogook Passes Away

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts’s (MoCNA) staff is saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook. She was a deeply powerful artist who pushed the...

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Interested in Contemporary Native American Art?

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings Are you interested in contemporary Native American art? Maybe you’re looking for an opportunity to interact with other people, or perhaps you are excited by the idea of learning? Then you may be a perfect...

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New Sculptures in MoCNA Allan Houser Art Park

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings The Allan Houser Foundation recently rotated three new sculptures into the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Allan Houser Art Park—the outdoor area directly behind the museum. During your...

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Contemporary Native American Artist Rick Bartow Passes Away

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings Dear All, The contemporary Native American art world lost a brilliant artist over the weekend. Rick Bartow, one of the nation’s most prominent contemporary Native American artists, was born in Newport,...

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