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EVENTS SCHEDULE

Welcome to the Museum of Indigenous People, where we celebrate the rich cultural heritage and traditions of indigenous communities from around the world. Our museum is not just a place to admire artifacts, but a vibrant hub of events and activities that truly bring these cultures to life. Join us for an unforgettable experience as we delve into the captivating world of indigenous people through our diverse range of events.

For those seeking a more interactive experience, participate in our hands-on workshops and demonstrations. Learn traditional art forms such as pottery, weaving, or basket making from indigenous artisans themselves. Discover the intricate techniques and symbolism behind these crafts and create your own piece to take home as a cherished memento of your visit.

Don't miss our rotating exhibits that showcase a vast collection of indigenous artifacts, artworks, and historical objects. From ancient tools and ceremonial regalia to contemporary artworks, these exhibits offer a comprehensive view of indigenous cultures throughout history, highlighting their resilience, creativity, and deep connection to the natural world.

Upcoming Events

  • A Chapter in the Life of Jo Mora: The Arizona Years
    A Chapter in the Life of Jo Mora: The Arizona Years
    This exhibit highlights the years artist Joseph Jacinto Mora spent living with the Hopi and Diné. Author Peter Hiller brings Jo’s words and works to the exhibit which will run through December.
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  • Educational Presentation - Voices of Navajo Mothers and Daughters
    Educational Presentation - Voices of Navajo Mothers and Daughters
    Sarah and her mother, Sylvia M. Smith, are featured in the book of the same name by Kathy E. Hooker. The lecture will discuss how sheep have a profound impact on Navajo life. This is a FREE presentation. Donations are welcome.
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  • Consignment Market Intake
    Consignment Market Intake
    Mon, Jun 24
    Prescott
    June 24th - June 27th Native arts & Southwest décor by appointment only. Please call 928-925-5706 to schedule your appointment. The museum will accept both Native-made and non-Native-made artworks and items of southwestern décor. Maximum of 15 items per consignor.
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  • Consignment Market Intake
    Consignment Market Intake
    Mon, Jul 01
    Prescott
    July 1st - July 3rd Native arts & Southwest décor by appointment only. Please call 928-925-5706 to schedule your appointment. The museum will accept both Native-made and non-Native-made artworks and items of southwestern décor. Maximum of 15 items per consignor.
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  • Consignment Market
    Consignment Market
    Sat, Jul 13
    Prescott
    Hundreds of both Native-made and non-Native-made artworks and items of southwestern décor at incredible prices. Remarkable deals from 10am - 3pm in the Pueblo building. This event is FREE.
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  • Guest Artist - Dot and Emerson Ami - Hopi/Tewa Pottery
    Guest Artist - Dot and Emerson Ami - Hopi/Tewa Pottery
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Guest Artist - Dee Jackson - Navajo/Yavapai Jewelry
    Guest Artist - Dee Jackson - Navajo/Yavapai Jewelry
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Guest Artist - Mel Huskie - Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry
    Guest Artist - Mel Huskie - Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Guest Artist - Kevin Horace Quannie - Hopi Katsinas and Bronzes
    Guest Artist - Kevin Horace Quannie - Hopi Katsinas and Bronzes
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Guest Artist - Rhonda Crawford - Hualapai Jewelry
    Guest Artist - Rhonda Crawford - Hualapai Jewelry
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Guest Artist - Angel Starr - Arikara Quillwork, Jewelry, Skirts
    Guest Artist - Angel Starr - Arikara Quillwork, Jewelry, Skirts
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Rug Auction Intake
    Rug Auction Intake
    Mon, Aug 26
    Prescott
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  • Auction Consignment Intake
    Auction Consignment Intake
    Mon, Sep 02
    Prescott
    September 2nd - 5th Intake by appointment only. Please call 928-445-1230 to schedule your appointment. The museum will accept only quality, genuine Navajo rugs and authentic Native-made artworks until all lots are full. Maximum of 15 items per consignor.
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  • Guest Artist - Carliss Sinquah - Hopi Natural Pigment Paintings
    Guest Artist - Carliss Sinquah - Hopi Natural Pigment Paintings
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Rug Auction Preview
    Rug Auction Preview
    Fri, Sep 13
    Prescott
    Come see authentic Navajo rugs and genuine Native arts, and mark your favorites in your catalog. Pick up your auction catalog and pre-register as a bidder to reserve your opportunity to bid on quality rugs, jewelry, pottery, baskets, and more. Bidder registration is free.
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  • Navajo Rug & Indian Art Auction
    Navajo Rug & Indian Art Auction
    Day-of preview is from 9am - 11:30am. All the auction action begins at noon. Free admission and free to register as a bidder. Over 300 lots at the best prices in the Southwest!
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  • Guest Artist - Darance Chimerica - Hopi Kachinas
    Guest Artist - Darance Chimerica - Hopi Kachinas
    Come to the Museum of Indigenous People to see authentic Native artistry in action. Artists will demonstrate their craft and have inventory on hand. Meet the wonderful artists! Buy authentic! Buy direct!
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  • Indigenous People's Day
    Indigenous People's Day
    Mon, Oct 14
    Prescott
    FREE admission for all.
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