Trip Planner:   USA  /  New Mexico  /  Santa Fe  /  Museums  /  New Mexico Museum of Art

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.
Create a full Santa Fe itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Santa Fe

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Santa Fe by other users

3 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 38 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 38 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Santa Fe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Loveland, Rapid City & Santa Fe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I stopped here at the end of a 12-day Santa Fe and Taos vacation. I had already spent dozens of hours in art galleries and museums on the trip, and this museum served as a summary of all I had seen. I...  more »
  • I love the sculpture gardens and the St Francis auditorium architecture. Our docent told us interesting stories about the history of the museum, which will be 100 years old in 2017! There were several...  more »
  • Right off the Plaza and one of the museums included in the Culture Pass, this is an easy museum to visit. It is fairly small but had some very interesting exhibits. One gallery was dedicated to an exh...  more »
Google
  • 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.