IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), Santa Fe

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Museum of Contemporary Native Arts - MoCNA (formerly known as the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum) is the country’s leading museum for exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the most progressive work of contemporary Native artists. MoCNA is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to advancing the scholarship, discourse and understanding of contemporary Native art for regional, national and international audiences.

About the Museum

A center of the Institute of American Indian Arts, MoCNA stewards the National Collection of Contemporary Native Art, over 7,500 pieces of Native art in all mediums created in 1962 or later by Native American artists. The Museum is at the forefront of contemporary Native art presentation and strives to be flexible, foresighted and risk-taking in its exhibitions and programs. The Museum is located in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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  • I stumbled on the MCNA as I was walking around Santa Fe's historic Plaza area. The building is in typical Puebla style, and although the museum is not large it , Makes excellent use of the space it ha...  more »
  • We were given a gift at the outset with free admission as a disabled veteran. The current exhibition features a show of contemporary prints of Native American artists. I enjoyed it but also was captur...  more »
  • My wife and I didn't enjoy it. We spent maybe 30 mins there. I don't mind paying the entrance fee to support local artists but I'd recommend seeing the art in the capital building first if you're crun...  more »
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  • It is the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum is located at 108 Cathedral Plaza, just across from the little park in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and very recognizable with its colourful columns.
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