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“Great art of New Mexico” 4 of 5 stars
Review of New Mexico Museum of Art

New Mexico Museum of Art
107 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-476-5072
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Ranked #38 of 209 things to do in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Art lovers will delight in Santa Fe's many famous painters and photographers.
Oklahoma
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“Great art of New Mexico”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Enjoyed sauntering through this museum to take in what it had. It's a great part of Santa Fe and good exposure to art.

Visited January 2013
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Tucson, Arizona
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“Very Nice Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This museum features the work of New Mexico artists and displays them in a pleasant manner. The historical progression exhibit, since the founding by the Spanish was very informative and put everything in perspective. Came away with a better understanding of New Mexico art.

Visited July 2013
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Lafayette, Colorado
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“Excellent Perspective of New Mexican Art”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This museum offers a diverse selection of paintings, photographs, and sculptures. It is well worth the time for visitors with even a casual interest in art.

Visited July 2013
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“Art in NM”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I especially liked the William Clift photographs of Mont St. Michel and Shiprock. The audio/video interview was informative about why he was drawn to both locations.
Because I am from Virginia, I am not familiar with a lot of the NM artists, but there were several paintings that I did not want to leave. They were so powerful. "The Stoic" reminded me of Christ carrying the cross to his death. The painting's backstory shared a father's grief. It was almost like I was walking beside him, mourning with him.

Visited July 2013
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Vancouver, BC
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“Lots to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

It's a small Museum but there are a lot of nice pieces to see. The central courtyard is lovely and there are some nice sculptures. It's well worth having a guided tour by one of the volunteers to hit the highlights and to organize the rest of your viewing time.

Visited June 2013
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