Discover the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

An important museum in it’s art historical niche, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) in Santa Fe NM, holds the premier collection in the world of contemporary art by Native American, First Nations and other Indigenous peoples. Read how Native artists contribute to mainstream art movements — without losing touch with their diverse cultural traditions. […]

Hello Dalí

“Every morning upon awakening, I experience a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dalí, and I ask myself, wonderstruck, what prodigious thing will he do today, this Salvador Dalí.“ Combining the rational with the fantastical — in architecture, art and human terms — the Salvador Dalí Museum celebrates the life and work of Salvador Domingo […]

Circus Impresario Leaves Art Museum to “the People”

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages … step right up to see the greatest show on earth! From 1840 to 1940, the circus was the most popular form of entertainment in the country.  Americans were beginning to have extra money to spend and a half-day off on Saturdays, and everyone got […]

The Kimbell: A Small Museum with an Out-Sized Reputation

The Kimbell Art Museum is distinguished by its architecture and a collection of exceptional artistic quality and importance. The collection of fewer than 350 works, has developed around representative pieces of notable aesthetic value that define a master, period, style, or area. […]

Carl Rungius at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson WY

Carl Rungius — avid sportsman, ethical hunter, outdoors-man, and superb painter of the North American Western landscape and wildlife –was the most important big game painter and the first career wildlife artist in North America in the early 20th century. […]