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New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
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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  • Part of the museum was closed due to a 2-month construction project, leaving a fairly small display area. Museum store has prints of some items in the museum collection that are not on display. 
  • Very nice museum facility, just expected more art and some sculptures. What they had was very interesting and enjoyed it very much. 
  • I really hate to start a review by saying the building is more interesting than its contents, but that is the case here. Though there were some interesting themed exhibitions, the overall impression i...  read more »
  • Not a large museum but very unusual art work. Enjoy our visit. Like the history museum better.
  • 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.
  • The arts are one of the highlights of Santa Fe and this museum does a amazing job of showcasing New Mexico culture. You shouldn't visit the plaza without a trip to the museum.
  • Great gift shop and volunteers
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