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Sherman Alexie Teaches at IAIA & Premieres in Writers Festival»

Santa Fe, NM | Jul 10, 2013 –

Award-winning author Sherman Alexie will host a scholarship fundraiser August 2 to benefit the Institute of American Indian Arts‘ new Masters in Fine Arts Creative Writing Program. The fundraiser is part of the IAIA Writers Festival, a week of free campus readings by other award-winning authors and instructors from the MFA program. Sherman Alexie Photo […]

IAIA & SWAIA Increase Artist Opportunities in MOU»

Santa Fe, NM | Jul 9, 2013 –

The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) and the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to continue to improve and increase educational and professional opportunities available to Native American artists at the Santa Fe Indian Market and IAIA. The partnership provides a formal framework for program collaboration and mutual […]

IAIA Opens Institute Visionary Lloyd “Kiva” New Collection to Public»

Santa Fe, NM | May 31, 2013 –

The archives of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is opening to the public the collection of Lloyd H. New, a past president and art director of IAIA.         Lloyd “Kiva” New  An arts education visionary, Lloyd Henri New, known professionally as Lloyd “Kiva” New, was responsible for much of the groundbreaking multicultural curriculum […]

IAIA Honors Distinguished Alumni During 2013 Commencement»

Santa Fe, NM | Apr 19, 2013 –

Continuing to fulfill its mission to empower creativity and leadership in Native Arts and cultures through higher education, the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) will honor two of the most successful American Indian artists and authors at its 2013 commencement. The Institute, which is celebrating 50 years, will bestow an honorary doctorate on artist […]

Local Poets, Politicians, Professors Celebrate National Poetry Month»

Santa Fe, NM | Apr 2, 2013 –

Local poets, politicians, business owners, and students and professors from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) will celebrate National Poetry Month with free Friday readings during April. The My Favorite Poem project, directed by award-winning poet and University of New Mexico professor Luci Tapahonso, invites community members to share their favorite works of poetry […]

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