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New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe
(4.2/5 based on 400+ 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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  • Like the Georgia O' Keefe museum, the New Mexico Museum of Art is also outstanding. It is an excellent complement to the O' Keefe museum. 
  • This is such a lovely museum, - very good permanent collection and always interesting rotating exhibits! The staff is always friendly and well informed! The garden areas are an added bonus! 
  • Acknowledging that part of the museum was closed to prepare a new exhibit, there was very little to see here, and only one Georgia O'Keefe piece on display. We were done in 15 minutes. 
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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.