Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum


MCA Museum has reopened to the public with robust safety protocols, informed by CDC guidelines and State health department guidelines. Our top priority is to create a safe environment for all visitors and staff, while allowing you to reconnect with the arts and culture experiences you know and love.
Tickets to Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum are FREE. All tickets have an entry time. Please arrive at your designated time so you have plenty of time to explore. We recommend reserving your tickets on-line in advance so you can select your preferred date and time to have a contactless experience.
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Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm & Sat Noon-5pm; Closed on Mondays


April 9 - August 8, 2021: Angel Carales:The Uncolonized: A Vision in the Parallel
El Paso sculptor and mixed media artist Angel Cabrales is known for his provocative social commentaries on the Latin-American experience. In his latest body of work, Cabrales reimagines history in a SciFi- inspired parallel universe, where the Western Hemisphere was never colonized. 

April 16 - August 8, 2021: Rodrigo De ToledoThe Myth of the Incomplete Self
Rodrigo de Toledo 's exhibition takes us into the illuminated pages of a manuscript codex, where ancient and modern symbols are reinvented into a new context and iconography. Deities, creatures and myths from a lost civilization inhabit cosmo-mythological realms and archetypal diagrams, displayed on canvas, leather parchment, paper, and installation. 

April 23 - August 8, 2021: Docents Selection: Indigenous Americas  - Works from the Permanet Collection
This exhibition was entirely curated by the MCA Museum Docents and demonstrates some of the research they have conducted on pieces from the permanent collection by artists with Indigenous heritage from North and South America.

May 14 - August 8, 2021: Cannupa Hanska LugerPassage
Collaborative, site-specific exhibition - The centerpiece is Something to Hold Onto , Luger's second project from his Counting Coup series. This immersive installation is made from 7,000+ 1-inch unfired clay beads. Each bead represents a life lost along the US-Mexico border in the last 30 years and is intended to humanize these staggering statistics. 

About: Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum is the exciting visual art exhibition space at Mesa Arts Center. In five stunning galleries, MCAM showcases curated and juried exhibitions of contemporary art by emerging and internationally recognized artists. MCAM also offers lectures by significant artists and arts professionals, art workshops, and a volunteer docent program.


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