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New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

(4.2/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Housed in a building inspired by local pueblo-style architecture, New Mexico Museum of Art places special focus on displaying works from local artists or those with ties to the region and state. Stop by the state-run museum and explore its extensive collection of nearly 20,000 different pieces. Don't miss different exhibitions focused on colonial-era and Native American art. Join a guided tour, led by a museum docent and included in the cost of admission, to learn more about specific themes, techniques, and historical aspects related to the works within. Alternatively, you can opt for a museum-led walking tour of artwork throughout the city's downtown section. A visit to New Mexico Museum of Art represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Santa Fe vacation trip planner to plot your vacation.
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TripAdvisor
  • After hearing and reading about this Museum I had high expectations. It was ok, but I was disappointed in the quantity of art on display.  more »
  • What a fun museum! The building itself is art. Look up at the ceilings and detail, gorgeous! My favorite exhibit was Edie Tsong, the line drawings with the children. Inspiring. I loved that they had l...  more »
  • Wonderful displays and perfect way to learn more of the history. Stop in the shop as they are friendly, welcoming and have beautiful items!  more »
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  • Now this is a must see. Not a huge collection, but what they have is worth seeing. Take on the guided tours.
  • Not a large museum but very unusual art work. Enjoy our visit. Like the history museum better.
  • State of New Mexico's Art museum. Rating dependent on Exhibits.
  • So great! Everyone is helpful and kind. The art is amazing, and the rotating exhibits are so fun!!
  • This is a pretty cool art museum, very southwestern, and the painting reflects that.