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Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

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108 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2027
+1 505-988-6211
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Interesting visit

Never quite sure what to expect when it's contemporary art - that is such a wide ranging term. And... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CJGinFL
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Not a museum fan

I never did grow to like museums and I didn't want to go, but my family did so I ended up tagging... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Austin H
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Missouri City, Texas, United States
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Unique Native American art museum.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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108 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2027
Downtown
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+1 505-988-6211

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never quite sure what to expect when it's contemporary art - that is such a wide ranging term. And the art here really runs the gamut. The staff at the reception desk was great - 5 stars for being helpful. One of my favorite pieces...More

Thank CJGinFL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never did grow to like museums and I didn't want to go, but my family did so I ended up tagging along. Thank goodness we were with a veteran; they respected that with a free admission. But I got bored after about five minutes....More

Thank Austin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In late July, the second floor was closed to incorporate additional exhibits. The good news was admission was half price☺ This is a museum of contemporary art, and there are many exhibits that describe what influenced the artists. Brilliant colors dominate, but adobe-colored landscapes are...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Native American art evolves, despite preconceived notions. And this museum is a great place to review the changing times and attitudes of new artists. Great place.

Thank sherrymaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is very different than the other museums in Santa Fe. I really enjoyed the courtyard area. The museum was very convenient to get to as it was across from the Cathedral and next to my two favorite stops in Santa Fe: LJS and...More

Thank EnchantedTraveler2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If contemporary art interests you, a visit might be in orderSome Native Americans apparently have an ability to view the world through a different prism.

Thank louisianaman2016
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Having visited this museum, I appreciate the creativity that all serious artists put into their work. Contemporary Native American art as displayed here is not my delight compared to traditional native art gorms of all types as displayed at the Wheelwright Museum on Museum Hill...More

Thank TenorSongster
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Located in downtown Santa Fe, the museum is housed in a traditional adobe style building. The exhibitions were powerful statements on the ongoing colonial oppression that started with Columbus and the European invasion of Turtle Island, (North America). Film, video art, painting, sculpture, prints, fabric...More

Thank lesliesH7325QI
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We arrived when main gallery of touring exhibits was empty. Saw rest of Museum at half cost due to that. Could make use of some of their hallway space for displays. Easy location near old plaza.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I enjoyed the way the museum was organized by geologic locations. It was the end of the day, and I was tired. If I go back to Santa Fe, I will spend more time on museum hill. This is a great museum.

Thank Cassandra M
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