Happenings

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Store offers an extraordinary collection of both contemporary and traditional jewelry, basketry, pottery, paintings, and prints created by well-known Native American artists. Santa Fe’s most expansive assortment of books on Native American arts and crafts, tribal history, biographies, and literature can also be found in the Museum Store. The walls of the Museum Store are sure to draw attention from both serious art aficionados and curious browsers.

Exhibitions and Happenings

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

List of Events

Terran Last Gun

Terran Last Gun: Color Play

Sat, August 1, 8:00 amSun, November 1, 5:00 pm

With a focus on bright colors and his signature circular designs, Terran Last Gun’s Color Play brings together modern media, antique paper, and ancient abstraction to create a one-of-a-kind art experience.

Past Exhibitions and Happenings

A listing of past exhibitions at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Store.

List of Events

Momentousness: Avis Charley–Reception

Fri, March 6, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

This exhibition, in the Lloyd Kiva New Gallery in the Museum Store, features Avis Charley’s (Spirit Lake Tribe, Diné) new ledger art painted on antique ledger paper.

Momentousness: Avis Charley

Fri, February 28Fri, April 10

This exhibition, in the Lloyd Kiva New Gallery in the Museum Store, features Avis Charley’s (Spirit Lake Tribe, Diné) new ledger art painted on antique ledger paper.

Native Entrepreneurs and Artists—Panel Discussion

Sun, August 18, 2019, 3:30 pm4:30 pm

Native Entrepreneurship is the focus of this panel discussion between innovative and groundbreaking Native business owners.

Tiffany Adams Pop-Up Shop

Sat, August 17, 2019, 1:00 pm5:00 pm

Artist Tiffany Adams (Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of Lake Havasu) will be featured in the IAIA Museum Store for one day only.

Bison Star Naturals Pop–Up Shop

Sat, August 17, 2019Sun, August 18, 2019

The IAIA Museum Store is hosting a pop-shop with Bison Star Naturals. Come meet the husband and wife team Angelo and Jacquelene McHorse (Taos Pueblo).

Mikayla Patton Pop-Up Shop

Fri, August 16, 2019, 1:00 pm7:00 pm

For one day only, the IAIA Museum Store is hosting a pop-up shop with recent IAIA Alumna Mikayla Patton (Oglala Lakota).

Indigo Arrows Pop-Up Shop

Fri, August 16, 2019Sun, August 18, 2019

The IAIA Museum Store is hosting an exciting pop-up shop with Native-owned home décor company Indigo Arrows (based in Manitoba, Canada).

2019 Indian Market at MoCNA (All Happenings)

Thu, August 15, 2019Sun, August 18, 2019

During the 2019 SWAIA Indian Market weekend, please visit IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) for its own special events Thursday, August 15–Sunday, August 18.

Sum of Shadows—Reception and Artist Talk

Sat, June 8, 2019, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Sum of Shadows is an investigation into the memories carried with photographic artist Arista Slater-Sandoval from her childhood into adulthood, and the hidden influences they hold. In this series, cyanotype film stills from her childhood are overlaid with contemporary images to build complex connections between past and present.

Sum of Shadows

Wed, May 1, 2019Mon, July 15, 2019

Sum of Shadows is an investigation into the memories carried with photographic artist Arista Slater-Sandoval from her childhood into adulthood, and the hidden influences they hold. In this series, cyanotype film stills from her childhood are overlaid with contemporary images to build complex connections between past and present.

Kids’ Day at the Museum Store

Sat, March 9, 2019, 11:00 am12:00 pm

Please join the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) book club as we welcome children (K-5) to the Museum. Join us for this fun-filled family event.

Tonalpohualli: Count of Days—Talk and Pop-up

Sun, December 16, 2018, 2:00 pm5:00 pm

The Tonalpohualli: Count of Days exhibition in the Museum Store at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) runs through January 31, 2019 with an artist talk on December 16 at 2 pm, followed by a Pop-up show until 5 pm.

2018 Museum Store Holiday Sale

Sat, December 8, 2018Sun, December 9, 2018

Holiday shopping all weekend long at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Store, which is offering discounts on the finest Native and Indigenous art. Museum members receive 20% off and non-members receive 10% off store purchases. Complimentary gift-wrapping, refreshments, and more—don’t miss this annual shopping event!

Tonalpohualli: Count of Days—Opening Reception

Sun, November 11, 2018, 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Tonalpohualli: Count of Days, by IAIA Alumna and former Adjunct Professor Moira Garcia, opens on November 11, 2018 in the Lloyd Kiva New Gallery at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Store.

Tonalpohualli: Count of Days

Sat, November 10, 2018Thu, January 31, 2019

Tonalpohualli: Count of Days, by IAIA Alumna and former Adjunct Professor Moira Garcia, opens on November 11, 2018 in the Lloyd Kiva New Gallery at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Store.

Terran Kipp Last Gun

Terran Last Gun—Artist Talk

Fri, August 17, 2018, 10:00 am11:00 am

Please join us as Terran Last Gun (Piikani) discusses his art practice and current solo exhibition at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) Store in the Lloyd Kiva New Gallery, on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 4–5 pm.

Indian Market at the Museum Store

Thu, August 16, 2018Sun, August 19, 2018

During the 2018 SWAIA Indian Market, please visit the Museum Store for its own special events. Here’s a listing of events from Thursday, August 16–Sunday, August 19, 2018. All events are free and open to the public.

Terran J. Last Gun

Fri, February 16, 2018Sun, September 16, 2018

This exhibition features a selection of recent works on paper and a mural. Last Gun (Piikani) often explores color, form, and memory, all while reflecting Piikani visual aesthetics and philosophy. “I’ve always been inspired by my ancestors’ ability to interpret the world around them in some of the most simple and geometric forms.

Ira Lujan: Taosoan Glass

Fri, January 27, 2017Fri, April 21, 2017

The Ira Lujan: Taosoan Glass exhibition features glass works for sale by Ira Lujan (Taos/Onkay Owingeh Pueblo) on display in the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts’s (MoCNA) Store.

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