MoCNA’s Reopening Plan

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) will be reopening to the public at a limited capacity as per the Governor’s approval. MoCNA reopened on September 16, 2020, Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 am–4 pm at 12.5% capacity (maximum 25 individuals at any given time).

Timed tickets are available for purchase online at or in-person at the MoCNA museum store.

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.

For more information or questions, please contact MoCNA Senior Manager of Museum Education Winoka Yepa (Diné) at (505) 428-5907 or


The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts will be open during the following days and times.

11 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.

Indigenous Futurisms: Transcending Past/Present/Future

Thu, February 13, 2020Sun, January 3, 2021

Indigenous Futurisms highlights artworks that present the future from a Native perspective, and illustrates the use of cosmology and science as part of tribal oral history and ways of life.

Tom Jones: Strong Unrelenting Spirits

Thu, June 4, 2020Sun, March 28, 2021

Strong Unrelenting Spirits features new works from Tom Jones’ series of portraits that are rooted in his Ho-Chunk identity.

Luanne Redeye (Seneca Nation), Like Air/I’ve Said Your Name When I Needed It, 2017, Oplux Vellum paper, seed beads, thread, gel photo transfer, gouache, acrylic on watercolor paper, 19.5 x 19.5 x .75 in.

Tamara Ann Burgh and Luanne Redeye: FRAMED

Thu, June 4, 2020Sun, January 24, 2021

The exhibition FRAMED investigates issues of self-representation and identity and examines the “American Experience” from a Native perspective through mixed media works.

Museum Store Exhibitions

A listing of current exhibitions at the Museum Store.

List of Events

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