Events & Programs

 
 

 
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Creative Visions

Create alongside traditional and contemporary artists as they lead quarterly step-by-step Native American art-making projects.

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Our Front Porch

Join us for the October 13th for a day of yester-year activities where there is no “other” and everyone is welcome!

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Native Conversations

Join scholars, artists, and advocates for monthly conversations about the ways they give voice to historical and contemporary Native American Culture.

 

Bentonville Dia De Los Muertos Festival

Join MONAH and the Peel mansion as we celebrate life and honor memories this November!

 
 

 
 

 
 

Past events

 

2018 Native American Cultural Symposium

In June of 2018 MONAH hosted the second annual Native American Cultural Symposium: Reunification through Reinvention: The Creative Visions of Contemporary Native America. The weekend brought together Native Elders and Youth for conversation, community and understanding.

 

ONE DISTRICT ONE BOOK

March 2018

MONAH joined other community organizations at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for the annual One District, One Book celebration. Bentonville's K-4 kids read Kenny and The Dragon by Tony DiTerlizzi and gathered at Crystal Bridges for a day of fun activities connected to Kenny's adventure. MONAH put on a puppet show of a Native American folktale and invited families to create their own puppet creatures!

 

NATIVE CONVERSATIONS: January 2018
Water is Where We All Begin

MONAH was honored to begin its 2018 Native Conversations series in partnership with the House of Songs Ozarks as we welcomed Gerald Torres to both the stage and the podium. Torres is an established leader and professor in the fields of race theory, federal Indian law, and environmental law.

A dynamic and multi-talented speaker and blues harmonica player, Torres punctuated his talk on the significance of water and Native resource management with performance, backed by local band Lost John and joined by Egyptian musician Ramy Essam.