Museum Happenings

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Upcoming Events

MoCNA Local Artist-in-Residence Open Studio and Talk—David-Alexander Hubbard Sloan

March 4, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts’s (MoCNA) current local Artist-in-Residence David-Alexander Hubbard Sloan (Navajo) will give a talk on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 12 pm, plus his studio will be open to the public through 4 pm. About the Program and Artist Every year, the MoCNA offers residencies to local artists working in any media. We are pleased to announce our current resident. David-Alexander Hubbard Sloan (Navajo) was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sloan works in…

The MoCNA Reader—Kids Day

March 11, 11:00 am12:00 pm

Please join the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts’s (MoCNA) tri-monthly book club, the MoCNA Reader, as we welcome children (K–5) to the museum. The museum shop will highlight Native children’s book author, Emmett “Shkeme” Garcia, from the Pueblos of Tamaya (Santa Ana) and Walatowa (Jemez). The children’s event will include readings from Coyote and the Sky: How the Sun, Moon, and Stars Began, and Sister Rabbit’s Tricks, plus a sing-a-long, a book-signing, and snacks. During the event, MoCNA is…

Latest News

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Inuit Artist Annie Pootoogook Passes Away

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts’s (MoCNA) staff is saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook. She was a deeply powerful artist who pushed the...

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Interested in Contemporary Native American Art?

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings Are you interested in contemporary Native American art? Maybe you’re looking for an opportunity to interact with other people, or perhaps you are excited by the idea of learning? Then you may be a perfect...

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New Sculptures in MoCNA Allan Houser Art Park

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings The Allan Houser Foundation recently rotated three new sculptures into the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Allan Houser Art Park—the outdoor area directly behind the museum. During your...

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Contemporary Native American Artist Rick Bartow Passes Away

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Museum Happenings Dear All, The contemporary Native American art world lost a brilliant artist over the weekend. Rick Bartow, one of the nation’s most prominent contemporary Native American artists, was born in Newport,...

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