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New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

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Art Museum
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
  • This museum is a must for art lovers. A nice touch that we have not seen in other art museums is tables are in each room. Art books are arranged on each table so the visitor can sit, absorb, and read ...  more »
  • We were very disappointed here. Not a single O'Keefe to be seen here, and two galleries were closed. Of the paintings we saw, most were modern abstract works that held little interest. A solid white c...  more »
  • The building of the museum is very beautiful and mirrors the traditional architecture of the region. However, the art collection itself is very small.  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.