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Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

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Wonderful Experience

The downtown Santa Fe setting is beautiful even before you enter the museum. Inside the rambling... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Penonome, Panama
Different and Interesting

When most people think of Native American art, they think of the beadwork, pottery, textiles, and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Duluth, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful small museum - great space to enjoy a range of eclectic works by Native artists. Was so interested to learn about the IAIA - a great story. The Holly Wilson exhibit was beyond wonderful. Wonderful, warm, amazing art, and presented beautifully by the museum....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Free tours shortly after 10 am opening to get the bac stories for the collection. I was very taken by one sculpture artist, Holly Wilson. Her art works were well explained in panels next to each one and there was also a video where Holly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I’m not really into southwestern art, just not my forte, but I really fell in love with this museum. It portrayed a side of Native art I never considered. The museum was a show piece of contemporary art and should be a must see for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Weird experience - I asked the staff at the from what was worth seeing there - they said buy a ticket and find out - I asked for a leaflet or brochure, haven’t got any... end of visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Completely entranced by Meeting The Clouds Halfway (Terrol Dew Johnson and Aranda/Lasch) and his contemporary take on basket 'coiling'. Similarly moved by Holly Wilson's work - particularly Crayola Crayon. And the second floor works by artists in residence are amazing. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

The downtown Santa Fe setting is beautiful even before you enter the museum. Inside the rambling galleries makes it a bit difficult to see everything with some wandering and backtracking. The outside pieces are best viewed before you enter the museum. The diversity is wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Worth a visit to see the contemporary arts and learn about the First Nation culture. Great gift shop too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 30 September 2018

When most people think of Native American art, they think of the beadwork, pottery, textiles, and other arts that have been part of Native culture for centuries. This museum is dedicated to art produced by contemporary artists of Native descent, for the most part working...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TiredofLines
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a wonderful experience and I commend it without reservation (pun not intended). Should you be in Santa Fe, do not miss the opportunity to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rnlindgren
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lucked out in that admission was free due to the Santa Fe Indian Market. Beautiful things and it just so happened that one of the artist featured (metal art) was also in the market. How cool is that?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank justravelinthru
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