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New Mexico Museum of Art
The New Mexico Museum of Art sits in a 1917 pueblo revival building adjacent to the Santa Fe Plaza. Its permanent collection is a who's who of New Mexican artists including Taos Art Society names such... Read More
The New Mexico Museum of Art sits in a 1917 pueblo revival building adjacent to the Santa Fe Plaza. Its permanent collection is a who's who of New Mexican artists including Taos Art Society names such as Burt Philips and Ernst Blumenschein, and later Taos artists such as Agnes Martin. Santa Fe painters include Will Shuster, Gerald Cassidy, Dorothy and Alfred Morang, William Penhallow Henderson, Native American painters Fritz Scholder and Pablita Velarde and renowned printmaker, painter and woodcut maker Gustave Baumann. Other well-known artists in their collection view include Georgia O'Keeffe, photographer Eliot Porter and feminist artist Judy Chicago. Work from famous San Ildefonso potter Maria Martinez is also in the collection. Artists who spent time in New Mexico such as painter John Sloan and photographer Ansel Adams are also represented in the collection. They also host short-term exhibits, including some from around the USA and the world.
107 West Palace Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
- Museums: "When coming to Santa Fe, see if any concerts are scheduled in the museum's St. Francis Auditorium. This intimate space hosts concert events throughout the year. Every summer, it's the main venue for the renowned Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival."
- Best for Museums Because: The New Mexico Art Museum offers an extensive collection of New Mexican and southwest art as well as short-term exhibitions from around the world.