The Institute of American Indian Arts
is a college
focused on Native American
art. It is situated in Santa Fe
, New Mexico
. It is congressionally chartered, and was created by an executive order
of former American President John F. Kennedy
in 1962. It offers two- and four-year undergraduate degrees in museum studies, creative writing, visual communications and studio art. The college offered its first bachelor's degrees in 2001, and in 2006 graduated 43 students.