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Archives at Institute of American Indian Arts : IAIA Archives

The purpose of the Archives of the Institute of American Indian Arts is to collect, preserve, interpret, and provide access to the documentary history of IAIA, the contemporary Native art movement, and American Indian education.

Closure Announcement

The Archives will be closed to public research June 1, 2015--June 15, 2015 for remodel. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Celebrating Difference

A new publication celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of IAIA, produced from the IAIA Archives.

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General Information

 Institute of American Indian Arts Archives

The purpose of the Archives of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is to collect, preserve, interpret, and provide access to the documentary history of IAIA, the contemporary Native art movement, and American Indian Education.  The Archives collect and preserve permanent and historically relevant records for the College of Contemporary Native Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, and the Center for Lifelong Education.

The archives preserves college, museum, and personal materials that document the operation and changes of IAIA and Indian arts education. The Archives serve as an educational resource for the study of the modern Native arts movement and encourages scholarly research in its collections by faculty, staff, students, and the general public. The Archives serve as an educational and training center for IAIA students interested in pursuing archival careers.

Location and Hours

The archives are open to all researchers weekdays by appointment or drop-in. Please call the archivist:

Ryan S. Flahive, Archivist
Library

(505)424-2392
(505) 424-5743
rflahive@iaia.edu

Finding Aids

Detailed guides to our processed collections can be accessed on the Rocky Mountain Online Archive. New finding aids are added to the database regularly.

Digital Assets

Digital surrogates of archival photographs, films, audio recordings, and documents can be found at New Mexico’s Digital Collections. New digital items are added to the database regularly.

IAIA Archivist

Ryan Flahive
Contact:
office: 505.424.2392

archives: 505.424.5743
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