Plaza Building

First Friday: Performance by the Capitol High School Guitar Ensemble

Join us for An Evening of Classical Guitar featuring students from Santa Fe’s Capitol High School. The Beginner Capital Jaguar Guitar Ensemble and the Advanced Capital Jaguar Guitar Ensemble will each perform in historic St. Francis Auditorium. The New Mexico Museum of Art galleries will be open and free to the public from 5-7 PM....

Family Art Making

We invite families to join us in a fun art-making session at the Museum. Explore the galleries to find inspiration and enjoy the power of creating with your loved ones and friends. Light snacks will be available. These events are FREE for all New Mexico residents.

Holiday Open House

The New Mexico Museum of Art’s Holiday Open House is back this year and better than ever. In addition to our favorite traditional offerings such as Teatro Duende’s performances of “A Holiday Party for Pappa Gus” with the Baumann replica marionettes, holiday crafts, and plenty of activities to help visitors explore the galleries, we have...

Life Drawing at the Museum

Looking for a creative outlet during your lunch break? Stop by the Museum for a casual session of life drawing. We will have a clothed model, supplies, and ample space for participants to practice their drawing skills. This event is recurring on the second Tuesday of each month. Cost: $10

N.M. Art Book Club

Is there anything more enjoyable than looking at art and talking about books?  We at the Museum Library don’t think so and that’s why we’re starting an art-themed book club!  Four times a year you are invited to pick up a suggested title related to art, artists, art elements or the “art world” and join us in...

Library Open House

The New Mexico Museum of Art invites you to drop into our library on Dec. 21 to view some seasonally themed items from our archival collections during an open house from10 AM –  1 PM.  Librarian Abby Smith will be on hand to showcase holiday cards from the Will Schuster archive and the Baumann collection,...

First Friday- A Last Look at Transgressions and Amplifications

Join us for a last look at Transgressions and Amplifications: Mixed Media Photography of the 1960s and 1970s. The exhibition concludes Sunday, January 8, so be sure to stop by before it closes! You do not want to miss this impressive exploration of mixed media photography. To celebrate the run of this show, we will...

Frontiers in Science: Wildfire, Water and Climate Change with Adam Atchley: Protecting Communities and Supporting Ecosystem Resilience

Climate change is causing catastrophic wildfires threatening communities, critical ecosystems, and resources. Prescribed burns improve ecosystems and reduce wildfire intensity but antiquated data and tools hinder planning in our rapidly changing and densely populated landscapes. We invite you to join us for this talk to learn how Los Alamos National Laboratory is providing innovative scientific...

Third Thursday: A Musical Tribute to Western Eye

Join us for a “farewell” to the exhibition Western Eyes: 20th Century Art Here and Now looking at the art alongside musical inspiration. We invite you to view the artwork and to share songs that remind you of some aspect of the exhibition. If you wish to participate, please come prepared with your smartphone or...