Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum

One East Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201


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Located in the Mesa Arts Center along with multiple theaters and art studios, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum is a visual arts exhibition space committed to the presentation, interpretation, collection, documentation and preservation of contemporary visual arts, with a special focus on traditional media. 

The Museum’s collection continues to expand and mature. MCA Museum collects, exhibits and cares for contemporary works of traditional media and works on paper. This also includes craft, which  is comprised of ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, paper-making and book arts. MCA Museum is dedicated to presenting exceptional regional, national and international exhibitions, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum provides support and advancement to artists world-wide through solo, group and juried exhibitions while promoting educational opportunities within our community.

Exhibitions & Dates

  • Ko Mo - Not Knowing

    Sep 14 2018 - Jan 6 2019

    Playable musical instruments, fabricated from found materials

  • Eras of Jazz: The Visual

    Sep 14 2018 - Jan 6 2019

    Site-specific installation visually expresses music through paint

  • Crazy Vibes and Thangs

    Sep 14 2018 - Jan 13 2019

    Jazz focused works feature underrepresented people within a cityscape

  • Jazz it up!

    Sep 14 2018 - Jan 20 2019

    Looks at the enduring impact of jazz on contemporary art