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Come experience the latest exhibition of contemporary Native art by scheduling a visit to the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA)—voted #3 Best Art Museum (2021 and 2023) in the country by USA Today. Admission rates are subject to change. For questions, please contact store@iaia.edu or call (505) 428-5912.

  • $10: General
  • $5: Student (valid ID)
  • $5: Senior (62 or older)
  • $5: New Mexico Resident
  • Free: Children (under 16), MoCNA Members, Native and Indigenous Peoples, and United States Military Veterans

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is the country’s leading museum for exhibiting, collecting, and interpreting the most progressive work of contemporary Indigenous artists. MoCNA is dedicated solely to advancing the scholarship, discourse, and interpretation of contemporary Native art for all audiences. The museum stewards over 9,500 artworks in all media created in 1962 to present day. MoCNA is at the forefront of contemporary Native art presentation and strives to be flexible, foresighted, and risk-taking in its exhibitions and programs.

MoCNA is located in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico, 108 Cathedral Place, 87501.

Hours

Mon, Wed–Sat
10 am–5 pm
4:15 pm (last admittance)
*Fri (free admission)

Sunday
11 am–4 pm
3:15 pm (last admittance)

Protocols to Ensure a Safe Visitor Experience

  • Please be respectful of our staff and each other. We are here to ensure a safe space for everyone. 
  • Respect and ensure everyone’s safety by following all signage within each of our gallery spaces, including notices about photography and filmography.   
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the museum for your convenience. 

If you have questions, please call (505) 428-5912 or email store@iaia.edu.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Accessibility

MoCNA presents films with Closed and SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) Captioning whenever possible. For specifics regarding whether a film has Closed or SDH Captioning, please download our mobile app through the Apple App Store or view the mobile web-based app. If you have questions, please call (505) 428-5912 or email store@iaia.edu.

Here is a listing of existing accommodations that the Museum is currently providing.

  • Automated main entrance doors
  • Accessible ramps (exterior corner of San Francisco and Cathedral)
  • Wheelchair (available if needed)
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible elevator
  • Galleries, store, and hallways are accessible
  • Access for service animals

The Museum is committed to addressing accessibility concerns in a timely manner. Please use the form on the college’s Accessibility page to report barriers that you have encountered in our services, programs, activities, or facilities at the Museum.

Patsy Phillips

Patsy Phillips

(Cherokee)

Director
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
E pphillips@iaia.edu

Wayne Gaussoin

Wayne Gaussoin

(Diné, Picuris, and French Descent)

Museum Educator
Museum
P (505) 428-5907
E wgaussoin@iaia.edu

Nuttaphol Ma

Nuttaphol Ma

Membership and Programs Assistant
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 428-5925
E nuttaphol.ma@iaia.edu

Manuela Well-Off-Man

Manuela Well-Off-Man

Chief Curator
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 428-5922
E manuela.well-off-man@iaia.edu

Maria Favela

Maria Favela

Security
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 428-5905
E mfavela@iaia.edu

Erika Knecht

Erika Knecht

She/Her/Hers
Curatorial Assistant
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 428-5927
E eknecht@iaia.edu

Jose Roman

Jose Roman

Collections Conservation Project Manager
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
E jose.roman@iaia.edu

Sallie Wesaw Sloan

Sallie Wesaw Sloan

(Eastern Shoshone)

Graphic Designer
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 428-5908
E swesaw@iaia.edu

Cara Gallo

Cara Gallo

She/Her/Hers
Assistant Museum Registrar
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 424-5793
E cara.gallo@iaia.edu

Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer

Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer

(Choctaw/Hopi)

Curator of Collections
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 428-5899
E tlomahaftewa-singer@iaia.edu

Brian Sloan

Brian Sloan

(Salish/Kootenai)

Security Manager
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
P (505) 428-5905
E bsloan@iaia.edu