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New Mexico Museum of Art

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Address: 107 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505-476-5072
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Description: Art lovers will delight in Santa Fe's many famous painters and...
Art lovers will delight in Santa Fe's many famous painters and photographers.
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Beautiful building and artwork! Veterans get in free!

This is a nice museum near the Plaza. It opened in 1917 and has NM artwork dating back to that era. There are classic, well known artists (o'Keefe / Baumann) on display, as well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a nice museum near the Plaza. It opened in 1917 and has NM artwork dating back to that era. There are classic, well known artists (o'Keefe / Baumann) on display, as well as, newer / less known artists. Don't rush through the courtyard near the entrance -- the murals are very beautiful and were commissioned in the 1930s... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I recently visited an exhibit featuring artists who came to Santa Fe in the first half of the 20th century. They came from the East, with formal art training, but were drawn to the Southwest. The work was beautiful and diverse. I also visited an exhibit of recent acquisitions, most of which didn't appeal to me (sad to say). The... More 

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a fairly small museum but an interesting collection. The woodblock prints by Gustave Baumann were nice as well as some O'Keeffe works and a nice collection of the well-done landscapes that bring artists out in the first place. Allow about an hour to visit.

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Edwardsburg, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is a fairly small art museum with mostly New Mexican artists. As expected, there are a few Georgia O'Keefe's and some excellent photography and American Indian works. The modern art was unexpectedly high quality. One of the things I really enjoyed about this museum was the relatively high proportion of female artists. It isn't one of the world's great... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I really enjoyed the alcove exhibit. The museum shop is a nice place for cards & gifts. The courtyard is a good place for a picture

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Ridgetown
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We like art and have visited many art museums in North America and Europe. However, the art here simply did not interest us. I know that many others disagree (read other reviews). However, that is our opinion. Also, there wasn't really all that much art here for such a large display area. The cost is $9.00 for out of state... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Not necessarily a place for kids though. It was interesting and I was intrigued by some of the exhibits. But I was also through with it after a little more than an hour. Save it for a rainy day.

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The new hunting and gather exhibition was thought provoking and represented well. We really enjoyed how the curator explored this theme and displayed a wide range of mediums. The museum is charming and rich in history with strong cultural representation around each corner. We really enjoyed our time at the New Mexico Museum of Art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Well what's not to like about a Museum? Especially a museum showcasing some exquisite pieces by artists who helped establish the museum in 1917, did I mention the same museum is up and running with work by those same artists? Check out this awesome state museum, you'll be glad you did. Very friendly staff are eager to assist you and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Did you know there are Georgia O'Keefe paintings in Santa Fe not in the Georgia O'Keefe museum? There here at this small, intimate museum of art in the heart of Santa Fe. It was great. Cool adobe building and it's quite large inside. Entrance fee is minimal and there is some cool paintings. The inner courtyard is worth the price... More 

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