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The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, an agency located in the U.S. Department of the Interior, was created by Congress to promote the economic development of federally recognized American Indians and Alaska Natives through the expansion of the Indian arts and crafts market. A top priority of the IACB is the implementation and enforcement of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, a truth-in-advertisi

The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, an agency located in the U.S. Department of the Interior, was created by Congress to promote the economic development of federally recognized American Indians and Alaska Natives through the expansion of the Indian arts and crafts market. A top priority of the IACB is the implementation and enforcement of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, a truth-in-advertisi

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The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED),  is soliciting p...
09/08/2022
View Opportunity | GRANTS.GOV

The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED), is soliciting proposals from eligible federally recognized Tribes and Tribal organizations for the Tribal Tourism Grant Program.

Please check out the following link for more information.

Applications are due by October 24, 2022.

Just a reminder to join us today for the webinar  "What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Conflict managemen...
09/08/2022
What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Conflict management and contracts for visual artists

Just a reminder to join us today for the webinar "What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Conflict management and contracts for visual artists"

For more information and to register, please check out the following information -

https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/events/what-you-need-sell-your-arts-and-crafts-online-conflict-management-and-contracts?fbclid=IwAR0GtJeASxQ_qiVJ88XNxlX90jWX_I1WhwTnuKr02-SWRYMAbp4p41fhLV8

This is the seventh program in a series of monthly webinars designed to help Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople develop and expand their e-commerce presence.

Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum Artist Market and Juried Show is coming up next weekend, September 9-11, 2022. htt...
09/02/2022
Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum – Ignacio, Colorado

Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum Artist Market and Juried Show is coming up next weekend, September 9-11, 2022.

https://www.southernutemuseum.org/?fbclid=IwAR3Tht03-gxdtgeOKt2Rc9Fnxe--YW0pbFKlcXGpTWH153QnOT3h5nWcfKU

About the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum Our mission is to foster understanding of and respect for the unique origin, culture, language, history, and way of life of the Núuchi (Ute People) and to advance people-to-people relations through inclusive and effective programming and services. O...

The Minnesota Historical Society has opened applications for the next round of Native American Artist-in-Residence progr...
09/01/2022
Native American Artist-in-Residence Program

The Minnesota Historical Society has opened applications for the next round of Native American Artist-in-Residence program (NAAIR). Deadline October 14, 2022.

For more information, please check out their website -

Eligibility 丨Proposals 丨 Application Process 丨Selection Process丨Contact Information The Native American Artist-in-Residence (NAAIR) program was created for the purpose of exposing Native American artists working within traditional art forms to Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) collections ...

Please join us on September 8, 2022 for the webinar  "What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Conflict manage...
08/30/2022
What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Conflict management and contracts for visual artists

Please join us on September 8, 2022 for the webinar "What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Conflict management and contracts for visual artists"

For more information and to register, please check out the following information -

This is the seventh program in a series of monthly webinars designed to help Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople develop and expand their e-commerce presence.

Please check out the following for information on the tipi painting at the Sioux Indian Museum by Martin Red Bear.
08/08/2022
Martin Red Bear: A tipi honoring veterans

Please check out the following for information on the tipi painting at the Sioux Indian Museum by Martin Red Bear.

Martin Red Bear is an artist and enrolled member of the Rosebud (Brule) Sioux Nation. Since late February, he’s been painting a tipi at the Journey Museum in Rapid City.

Please check the upcoming webinar from our monthly series "E-commerce for Native American artists & craftspeople".  This...
08/08/2022
What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Social Media and Photography

Please check the upcoming webinar from our monthly series "E-commerce for Native American artists & craftspeople". This Thursday, August 11, the topic will focus on Social Media and Photography. For more information,

https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/events/what-you-need-sell-your-arts-and-crafts-online-social-media-and-photography?fbclid=IwAR0WMycUMiALoA6tY6x70p4lnKM3YW5A30UuyNVqyaPLT4avQzu189vJJuc

This is the sixth program in a series of monthly webinars designed to help Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople develop and expand their e-commerce presence.

Please check out the August 11, 2022 webinar from our monthly series "E-commerce for Native American artists & craftspeo...
08/01/2022
What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Social Media and Photography

Please check out the August 11, 2022 webinar from our monthly series "E-commerce for Native American artists & craftspeople". This month the topic will focus on Social Media and Photography. For more information,

This is the sixth program in a series of monthly webinars designed to help Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople develop and expand their e-commerce presence.

Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum is hosting an Artist Market and Juried Show September 9-11, 2022.For more informat...
07/20/2022
Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum – Ignacio, Colorado

Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum is hosting an Artist Market and Juried Show September 9-11, 2022.

For more information -

About the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum Our mission is to foster understanding of and respect for the unique origin, culture, language, history, and way of life of the Núuchi (Ute People) and to advance people-to-people relations through inclusive and effective programming and services. O...

Please join us tomorrow, July 14 at 3pm EST for a free webinar - What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Deve...
07/13/2022
What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Developing a marketing plan for your art business for Native American visual artists and craftspeople

Please join us tomorrow, July 14 at 3pm EST for a free webinar - What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Developing a marketing plan for your art business for Native American visual artists and craftspeople

This is the fifth program in a series of monthly webinars designed to help Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople develop and expand their e-commerce presence.

Please check out the following blog, "Protecting Alaska Native Art, Culture, and Economics"
07/07/2022
Protecting Alaska Native Art, Culture, and Economics | U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Please check out the following blog, "Protecting Alaska Native Art, Culture, and Economics"

Tourism is at the heart of Alaska’s economy and a lifeline of its people. Annually, 2.2 million visitors vacation in Alaska, and for many, nothing better reflects their adventure than a piece of art or a handicraft made by an Alaska Native. Its authenticity is of utmost importance, and a primary c...

Check out the upcoming webinar on July 14 "What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Developing a marketing pla...
06/22/2022
What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Developing a marketing plan for your art business for Native American visual artists and craftspeople

Check out the upcoming webinar on July 14 "What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: Developing a marketing plan for your art business, for Native American visual artists and craftspeople"

This is the fifth program in a series of monthly webinars designed to help Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople develop and expand their e-commerce presence.

Artist Martin Red Bear (Sicangu Lakota) was presented with a Civility in Action award for his painted tipi Akicita Oyate...
06/17/2022

Artist Martin Red Bear (Sicangu Lakota) was presented with a Civility in Action award for his painted tipi Akicita Oyate (Warrior Nation). The tipi was painted to honor all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and is now on display at the Sioux Indian Museum.

Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute (OHSAI) is running its program June 5-17, 2022, at the University of South Dakota (USD),...
06/09/2022
Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute

Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute (OHSAI) is running its program June 5-17, 2022, at the University of South Dakota (USD), for more information check out,

Oscar Howe's artwork is a treasure and the University of South Dakota is pleased to have the opportunity to share his work with the next generation of artists during the Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute (OHSAI). The OHSAI is open to high school students with a demonstrated interest in the visual arts...

Come see the new exhibit "Contemporary Threads: Traditional Notions" featuring Loriene Pearson (Winnebago Tribe of Nebra...
05/20/2022

Come see the new exhibit "Contemporary Threads: Traditional Notions" featuring Loriene Pearson (Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska) at the Sioux Indian Museum (housed within The Journey Museum & Learning Center). The exhibit opens Saturday, May 21st with a special opportunity to meet the artist herself. The reception is free and open to the public from 3:00 to 5:00pm.

Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian artists face unique challenges with the shift to online sales and co...
05/16/2022
An introduction to entrepreneurship for Native American visual artists

Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian artists face unique challenges with the shift to online sales and continued limits on attendance at local arts and crafts fairs where their work has traditionally found a home. This program, held on February 10, 2022, was designed to help Native American visual artists develop and expand their e-commerce presence.

Watch the recording at the link below to hear from speakers in the private and public sectors who have extensive experience in the business of selling Native American arts and crafts.

Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian artists face unique challenges with the shift to online sales and continued limits on attendance at local...

Please check out the following for information on the In the Spirit Contemporary Native Arts Exhibition.  Taking place J...
05/03/2022
IN THE SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY NATIVE ARTS 2022 - Washington State Historical Society

Please check out the following for information on the In the Spirit Contemporary Native Arts Exhibition. Taking place June 16 through September 11, 2022.

IN THE SPIRIT is an annual summer celebration of diverse Native American arts and culture, including a juried exhibition at the Washington State History Museum, an Artist Awards event, artist talks, and an indoor/outdoor community festival with an arts market.

Please check out the following information for an opportunity for a Native American artist/artist team to be commissione...
04/22/2022
Jentel Artist Residency - ALL AMERICAN INDIAN DAYS MEMORIAL

Please check out the following information for an opportunity for a Native American artist/artist team to be commissioned to create a permanent sculpture for a prominent location that is a visitor destination in Sheridan, Wyoming.

All American Indian Days Memorial Honoring ProjectRequest for Qualifications (RFQ) to Commission a Work of ArtINTRODUCTION:  Significant opportunity for a Native American artist/artist team to be commissioned to create a permanent sculpture for a prominent location that is a visitor destination in ...

Please check out the following link for a possible opportunity for artists
04/21/2022
Art World Learning | NEFA

Please check out the following link for a possible opportunity for artists

NEFA is excited to offer New England artists free access to Art World Learning (AWL), a growing, online video library created to help artists, designers,

https://www.arts.gov/honors/heritage
04/14/2022
National Heritage Fellowships

https://www.arts.gov/honors/heritage

The NEA National Heritage Fellowships recognize the recipients' artistic excellence and support their continuing contributions to our nation's traditional arts heritage. Nominations for the award come from the public, so be sure to nominate a master folk and traditional artist who has made significa...

04/12/2022

Thank You so much for joining us on the Official Mvskoke Art Market page! Follow along as we Spotlight our Artists for this years Inaugural Market. We hope you can join us for the event held at the River Spirits Casino & Resort in Tulsa Oklahoma on April 23rd & 24th 2022!

For more information on the monthly webinar occurring on April 14, 2022 please check out the link below -What you need t...
04/12/2022
What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: An e-commerce primer for Native American visual artists and craftspeople

For more information on the monthly webinar occurring on April 14, 2022 please check out the link below -

What you need to sell your arts and crafts online: An e-commerce primer for Native American visual artists and craftspeople

This free webinar is designed to help Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian visual artists and craftspeople develop and expand their e-commerce presence during a time of a shift to online commerce.

The Minnesota Historical Society has extended its application process for their 2022 Native American Undergraduate Museu...
04/04/2022
Native American Undergraduate Museum Fellowship

The Minnesota Historical Society has extended its application process for their 2022 Native American Undergraduate Museum Fellowship program. For more information, please check out -

Topics Covered | Important Dates | Eligibility | Requirements | Application Process | Selection Process Due to the continuation of the coronavirus pandemic and the Omicron variant, the NAUMF program in summer 2022 will be a hybrid model with a 3-week virtual seminar and a 5-week remote internship ex...

Upcoming Event In this presentation, Conor McMahon will explore the history of quillwork as an artform and the evolution...
03/22/2022
Learning Forum: Evolution of Lakota Quillwork | Calendar | Journey Museum and Learning Center

Upcoming Event

In this presentation, Conor McMahon will explore the history of quillwork as an artform and the evolution of the art that followed the introduction of glass beads by European colonists. Outstanding artifacts from the collection of the Sioux Indian Museum will illustrate the development of these incredible Lakota arts.

Please click the link for more information -

Conor McMahon is the chief curator of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB). His focus is on the artwork of contemporary American Indian and Alaskan Native artists, working to preserve and display the rich collections of Native American arts and crafts.

Please check out the following interview conducted by South Dakota Public Broadcasting of Sioux Indian Museum Special Ex...
03/17/2022
The value of a will, and the meaning behind painting a tipi

Please check out the following interview conducted by South Dakota Public Broadcasting of Sioux Indian Museum Special Exhibition Artist Martin Red Bear.

Interview starts at 49:44.

In the Moment airs live at 12CT/11MT. That audio is then attached to this webpage soon after the show airs.

Gene Tsatoke at the Southern Plains Indian Museum's Special Exhibition opening for his son Beau Tsatoke.
03/14/2022

Gene Tsatoke at the Southern Plains Indian Museum's Special Exhibition opening for his son Beau Tsatoke.

2022 OPEN CALL: LIFT Program Applications - Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
03/07/2022
2022 OPEN CALL: LIFT Program Applications - Native Arts and Cultures Foundation

2022 OPEN CALL: LIFT Program Applications - Native Arts and Cultures Foundation

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is now accepting applications for the LIFT–Early Career Support for Native Artists program, a one-year award and early career support program for emerging Native artists to develop and realize new projects. The program’s focus is to provide financia...

The Southern Plains Indian Museum will reopen to the public on March 1, 2022.
02/24/2022
Southern Plains Indian Museum to reopen March 1, 2022

The Southern Plains Indian Museum will reopen to the public on March 1, 2022.

Anadarko, Oklahoma: The Museum will be open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Admission to the Museum is free.

Mvskoke Art Market, April 23-23, 2022
02/17/2022
Mvskoke Art Market – The Muscogee Nation

Mvskoke Art Market, April 23-23, 2022

We are pleased to announce the 2022 Mvskoke Art Market to be held at the River Spirit Casino and Resort on April 23rd and April 24th, 2022.   APPLICATION PROCESS Read the application thoroughly. A completed application must be received by January 17, 2022 in order to be considered as a participant....

Requests for Proposals | RurAL CAP
02/01/2022
Requests for Proposals | RurAL CAP

Requests for Proposals | RurAL CAP

Request for Proposals The Resilient Alaska Youth Cultural Exchange Workshop Series – Seeking Indigenous Artist! January 26, 2022 The Resilient Alaska Youth (RAY) AmeriCorps program is looking for an indigenous Alaskan artist interested in running workshops in rural communities across Alaska as par...

01/25/2022
CHALLENGE AMERICA

From National Endowment for the Arts - check out this possible opportunity -

Support for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations. Challenge America features an abbreviated application, a robust structure of technical assistance, and grants for a set amount of $10,000.

Deadline: Thursday, April 21, 2022

Support for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations. Challenge America features an abbreviated application, a robust structure of technical assistance, and grants for a set amount of $10,000. * Deadline: April 21, 2022

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