Programs & Education

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture provides a variety of educational programs for adults, families, and organized groups.

Most educational programs are provided free of charge WITH regular museum admission. They include docent-led tours, major festivals, programs for schools and groups, lectures series, outreach presentations, and special events.

Adult Programs
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture offers opportunities for life-long learning in Southwestern archaeology and Native American Art. Through lecture series, short courses and hands-on workshops, the museum's educators, curators, and research associates interpret Native American art, culture, and the incomparable collections of the Laboratory of Anthropology.
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Programs for Schools and Groups
Art kits distribution on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. We will be set up in the museum lobby for distribution! HOLIDAY ORNAMENT ART KIT DISTRIBUTION
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Education Resources
Here are a group of resources to support learning at home, including curricula.
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Docent Tours
Tours of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture are an excellent introduction to the complexity and diversity of the Native American cultures of the Southwest. Docent-led tours of the museum's exhibitions are offered daily to visitors and by advance arrangement to organized groups.
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Native Arts and History Outreach Project
The Native Arts and History Project serves the underserved Native American children and teachers in Santa Fe county and surrounding areas by offering resources and education staff for collaborative school site projects. The purpose of the program is to develop projects and curriculum of cultural significance and relevancy to the Southwest.
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Online Resources
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture produces online exhibitions illustrating themes and ideas related to Native American material culture and periodically makes recordings of museum programs available here.
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