MoCNA’s Reopening Plan

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is open to the public at a limited capacity as per the Governor’s approval. The Museum is open Monday and Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 am–4 pm at 50% capacity (maximum 50 individuals at any given time). Starting Wednesday, April 7, 2021, the Museum will be open Monday and Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am–4pm, and on Sundays, 11 am–4pm. The Museum remains closed on Tuesdays.

Tickets must be purchased online ahead of entry at

Protocols to Ensure a Safe Visitor Experience

  • Please self-assess your health before visiting the museum. Are you exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, difficulty breathing, headache, body aches, sore throat, loss of taste and smell, fever, and chills)? Have you been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19? If you are exhibiting any of these symptoms or have been exposed, please do not visit the museum and reschedule for a later date. If you purchased a ticket online, we will work with you on transferring that ticket to another date or providing you with a refund.
  • Respect social distancing and ensure everyone’s safety by following all signage and directional arrows within each of our gallery spaces. Please respect our max occupancy signs for each gallery space and maintain 6 foot distance or more from other museum guests and staff.
  • Following New Mexico’s public health order and IAIA’s guiding principles, all visitors will be required to wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth while in the museum.
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the museum for your convenience.
  • At the moment, no docent-led group tours or school tours will be provided.
  • Please be respectful of our staff and each other. We are here to ensure a safe space for everyone.

If you have questions, please call (505) 428-5912 or email


Tours are in one hour increments.

Mon, Wed–Sat
11 am–4 pm

10 am–4 pm

Current and Upcoming MoCNA Exhibitions

A listing of current and upcoming exhibitions at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA).

List of Events

Experimental exPRESSion: Printmaking at IAIA, 1963–1980

Mon, July 29, 2019Sun, July 11, 2021

Experimental exPRESSion: Printmaking at IAIA, 1963–1980 features fifty-one recently-acquired works on paper from the Tubis Print Collection.

Linda Lomahaftewa, Untitled (detail), late 60s–early 70s, oil on canvas (unstretched), 65 x 60.5 in., Image courtesy of IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

The Moving Land: 60+ Years of Art by Linda Lomahaftewa

Thu, January 28Sat, July 17

This exhibition gathers together more than sixty years of Linda Lomahaftewa’s (Hopi/Choctaw) ’65 artistic production.

Michael Namingha: Altered Landscapes

Fri, February 5Sun, July 4

Altered Landscape series are abstract, photography-based works that juxtapose geometric shapes in bright neon colors against black-and-white aerial landscapes from the Four Corners region.

Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology

Fri, August 13, 2021Sun, February 20, 2022

Exposure documents international Indigenous artists’ responses to the impacts of nuclear testing, nuclear accidents, and uranium mining on Native peoples and the environment.

Museum Store Exhibitions

A listing of current exhibitions at the Museum Store.

List of Events

Anthony Parker—Against the Current: From Homeless to Artist

Wed, February 10Sun, May 2

Against the Current: From Homeless to Artist highlights work created during the stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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