Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development

Santa Fe, NM, USA
4.08 Average Rating

Founded in 1962 using a grant from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Institute of American Indian Arts is a tribal college focusing on Native American artwork. Alongside bachelor degrees in creative programs like Studio Arts and Creative Writing, the IAIA also offers an associate’s degree in Native American Studies and a certificate in Native American Art History. Student art is displayed at the Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery and the campus is also home to The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, the only museum in America dedicated entirely to collecting and displaying modern Native artwork.  


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  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
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What Students Are Saying

4.08 Average Rating
A great school to hone your skills as an artist. Perfect for all types of artist and visionaries wanting to develop and take there art to the next level. A great school to earn a four year degree.
Derek from Santa Fe, NM
A great school capable of teaching you some of the basic and more advanced aspects of art and Native American art. Really active and helpful teachers that care. There are also a lot of activities to get you involved.
Raymond from Santa Fe, NM

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