Museum of Contemporary Native Art: The best place to see the Contemporary Native Art. The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), a center of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), is dedicated to increasing public understanding and appreciation of/for contemporary Native art, history and culture through presentation, collection/acquisition, preservation, and interpretation. The MoCNA is recognized as the pre-eminent organizer of exhibitions devoted exclusively to the display of dynamic and diverse arts practices representative of Native North America.

You can reach the museum at 505.988.6211/505.983.1666 or visit their website at iaia.edu/museum.

Location: 108 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Museum Store Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10AM to 5PM; Sunday: Noon to 5PM; Closed on Tuesdays; Closed on New Year’s day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving and Christmas day.

For other places to visit in the historic Plaza area, please see our Self Guided Walking Tour.

Plaza Museums:  Georgia O’Keeffe Museum          New Mexico Museum of Art          New Mexico History Museum          Palace of the Governors          Museum of Contemporary Native Art

On Museum Hill:   Museum of International Folk Art          Museum of Indian Arts & Culture          Museum of Spanish Colonial Art          Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian