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Established in 1947, this museum houses permanent exhibits with more than 5,000 pieces of art, including works by European artists Bellotto, Canaletto and Artemisia Gentileschi, as well an extensive collection of contemporary works by artists from...more
They've done a nice job with the museum. The highlight is the Kress Collection. It's a Renaissance art is beautiful. These pieces are amazing, our city museum is lucky to have them in their collection.
The gift shop is nice but wish it was a...More
This museum exceeded all expectations for a free art museum. The permanent collection was nice, but I LOVED the Transborder exhibit in collaboration with their sister museum in Ciudad Juarez. It was very interesting. Absolutely worth a visit, especially when it's too hot out to...More
My wife and I recently visited this wonderful museum and experienced the eclectic and diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, and photographs. Local artists were featured as well as European masters. We took our time discovering each space to appreciate the creativity and talents of each...More
We brought our grandsons (ages 8&10) to El Paso for spring break. I enjoyed the museum and was pleasantly surprised at how much the boys did. We spent about (2) hours here and will definitely stop again during our next visit.
OK. So it would be easy to ask (as a few eastern friends have done), what is there in El Paso, anyway?
It would be a mistake to discount the El Paso Museum of Art as a backwater of culture. This gem offers a glimpse...More
The Art Museum as well as the History Museum are in downtown El Paso. If you're downtown, you should check both out. They're both free!!! Don't expect Art Museums like you see in Cleveland, Chicago, New York, etc, but I found it well worth my...More
Hi Lisa, the El Paso Museum of Art is free to the public although they occasionally have exhibitions that have a small fee. The museum is open Tuesday - Sunday and on Thursday they have extended hours to 9pm.