New Mexico Museum of Art
The New Mexico Museum of Art houses more than 20,000 works of American and European art, including paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, photographs, new media, and conceptual works. The focus of the collection is on American art, with an emphasis on artists working in the Southwest.
The museum is known for its extensive collections of the Taos Society of Artists and Los Cinco Pintores, the five painters who moved to Santa Fe in the 1920s and helped establish the community as a famous art colony. The museum also features an important collection of Georgia O’Keeffe paintings; works by the great woodblock printmaker and painter Gustave Baumann; and American photographers, including the Jane Reese Williams Collection of women photographers.
The New Mexico Museum of Art is the oldest art museum in the state. Built in 1917, the structure itself is a work of art, considered a masterpiece of Pueblo Revival architecture and the best representation of the synthesis of Native American and Spanish Colonial design styles.
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Featured DCA Exhibitions
The First World War exhibition investigates the contributions of New Mexicans to the war, through letters,
Showcases some of the Museum’s most celebrated objects including a real "moon rock," rare replicas of the first
The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked
Before radio and television, when making music at home was the evening’s entertainment and playing the piano was