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Solo Exhibitions Opening in 2013»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 4, 2012 –

The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts opens three new exhibitions and a film in 2013:   Jason LujanSummer Burial 2012 Jason Lujan |Summer Burial January 19 – May 12   The collected works and ideas behind Jason Lujan’s Summer Burial references Eastern visuals as a comment on Native American allegories and contemporary realities. Lujan continues […]

Family and Race Mixed-Media Exhibition Opens in 2013»

Santa Fe, NM | Nov 26, 2012 –

The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts welcomes 2103 with one of several exhibitions and a symposium addressing the complexities of family, biography and race. Thicker Than Water, featuring the work of photo and mixed media-based artists – Brenda Croft, Tom Jones, Greg Staats and Anna Tsouhlarakis – opening January 19 reveals a broader understanding of […]

MoCNA and the Santa Fe Institute Kick off Series Exploring the Artistic and Scientific Creative Process»

Santa Fe, NM | Sep 10, 2012 –

The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) will kick off a lecture series, Chaos to Complexity: Artists & Scientists Share Insights Into the Creative Process, at 4 p.m. September 29 at MoCNA. The series explores the creative process in art and science. Cochiti Pueblo artist Mateo Romero and SFI Distinguished […]

MoCNA Celebrates 40; T.C. Cannon Estate Sale; Fashion Show and More»

Santa Fe, NM | Aug 13, 2012 –

In 1972, a former Museum of New Mexico employee took a job at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) at its former home, the present grounds of the Santa Fe Indian School, and opened the first exhibition. With the help of IAIA student volunteers, Chuck Dailey organized student work and various beadwork, jewelry, paintings, pottery and […]

Juxtaposition, Identity and Meaning Explored in MoCNA’s Four Fall Concurrent Solo Exhibitions»

Santa Fe, NM | Jul 13, 2012 –

For Debra Yepa-Pappan, her life is her art. Embracing her Native American and Asian background, Yepa-Pappan’s digital images and photographs disclose not only pieces of herself but the urban world around her. “I grew up in the city and my influences have been pop art,” she says of digitally mixing pink teepees and the iconic […]

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