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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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Viewing New Mexico's People, Landscapes and History Through an Artist's Eye

When you want to take a break from the Santa Fe sales pitch, mall-like commercialism or just the heat of the day, stop into the New Mexico Museum of Art. The walls of the museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have been here numerous times to watch concerts held in the auditorium. The acoustics are divine and the architecture is stunningly beautiful. The exhibits change and tell a story of the past. If you visit there is a hidden gem that goes unnoticed in the auditorium. Go to the stage and on the left is a built in pipe... More 

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Corvallis
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Small but wonderful art museum. Very well done. the Building is worth seeing itself. Glad we stopped.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This museum will take you back to the glory days of New Mexico art. Many great pieces by the Taos school, Dove, Dixon and O'Keeffe. The new wing promises to bring some life to the experience, but happy there are still spots like this in the US.

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Have been to this almost 100 year old museum many times but presently there are only two current exhibits. A fair photography exhibit on second floor and an interesting one on Colors of the Southwest on the first floor. This has items from the permanent collection which are always good. Luckily there was a free concert by the SF Community... More 

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New Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

When you want to take a break from the Santa Fe sales pitch, mall-like commercialism or just the heat of the day, stop into the New Mexico Museum of Art. The walls of the museum portray a multitude of stories as seen through the eyes of the artists who have been inspired by the people and landscapes of New Mexico.... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
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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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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