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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Rent the space
    s premier performance halls It seats 450 people and is a perfect venue for events from weddings to concerts to lectures The McNary pipe organ stands majestically amid the series of murals depicting Saint Francis of Assisi We would highly recommend this lovely venue for future outings University of Missouri Alumni Association The Saint Francis Auditorium Great murals of St Francis of Assisi the patron saint of Santa Fe the historic McNary pipe organ and wooden pews complement this historic hall St Francis Auditorium is ideal for large and small weddings concerts lectures recitals or meetings for up to 450 The Courtyard with Fountain This elegant picturesque garden courtyard with spacious covered portals and a fountain is perfect for celebrations with 125 to 300 guests The O Shaughnessy and West Sculpture Gardens Contain traditional and contemporary sculpture encircled by adobe walls accommodates from 75 to 125 guests Museum Lobby Authentic hard carved vigas and a latilla ceiling Charming space can accommodate up to 100 The Women s Board Room Original to the museum this interior room in the true style of northern New Mexico accommodates up to 40 It was an atmosphere of quiet elegance in the beautiful courtyard for our out of town guests Thornburg Investment Management Experience something different in the City Different for your wedding reception corporate event lecture or concert Fees vary according to the space utilized the duration of the event and type of event Additional costs include security guards clean up or other charges Rental fees range from 650 to 2 500 Inquire about community use fees for St Francis Auditorium Download a PDF event brochure Download PDF Rental Guidelines Prices Contact Lorraine Rotunno Special Events and Visitors Coordinator 505 476 5069 or lorraine rotunno state nm us Images courtesy InSight Foto and Jane

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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - About
    museum professionals for 35 years AAM s museum accreditation program is the field s primary vehicle for quality assurance self regulation and public accountability It strengthens individual museums and the entire field by promoting ethical and professional practices Share About Mission Why We Exist Art is for everyone We create authentic experiences that foster a deeper understanding and enjoyment of art throughout the State We work with art and artists to explore the human experience new ideas and diverse cultures Vision The Impact We Strive to Have The New Mexico Museum of Art is a catalyst and showcase for creativity and the enjoyment of art Artists learners and community members are empowered to think critically and see a multiplicity of meanings We bring the art of the world to New Mexico and the art of New Mexico to the world History The New Mexico Museum of Art began in 1917 as the Art Gallery for the Museum of New Mexico that was then located in the Palace of the Governors The building helped establish the Pueblo Spanish Revival architectural style more The Building Watch 5 short videos to learn about how this building was designed and constructed more The Governor

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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - History
    Museum of New Mexico which had been founded in 1909 by archaeologist Edgar Lee Hewett He had begun holding art shows in the historic Palace of the Governors then realized that an art gallery would be needed to effectively promote art throughout the region The architects Rapp and Rapp had built the wildly successful New Mexico pavilion for the 1915 Panama California Exposition in San Diego They enlarged and modified that design and proposed it for the new art gallery The Art Gallery of the Museum of New Mexico opened in 1917 and many of the works that were exhibited at the opening remain in the collection today The early Art Gallery s open door policy encouraged artists working in New Mexico to exhibit their work since Santa Fe s commercial gallery network was years away That welcome mixed with the excitement about New Mexico that was generated by the tourism industry enticed artists with formal training from other parts of the country The resulting blending and cross influences of Native American Hispanic and European based cultures created a unique body of work that is the basis of the New Mexico Museum of Art collection The museum changed its name

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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - The Building
    creation Learn about the history of the Saint Francis Auditorium and the murals inside it Learn about the museum s courtyard and the Will Shuster murals Learn about the history of the galleries on the first floor of the museum Learn about the history of Women s Board Room Exhibitions Current Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Online Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Visit Hours and Admission Events Locations Transportation Group Visits Tours Collections Searchable

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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - The Governor's Gallery
    The Governor s Gallery The Governor s Gallery is an outreach facility of the New Mexico Museum of Art and the Department of Cultural Affairs The Gallery features several exhibitions a year representing the art and culture of New Mexico It is located on the 4th floor of the State Capitol at the corner of Old Santa Fe Trail and Paseo de Peralta Clara Apodaca former First Lady of New Mexico 1975 1978 founded the Governor s Gallery in 1975 The first exhibition featured the paintings of Georgia O Keeffe who closely supervised the installation of her show Subsequent displays featured the art of nationally recognized New Mexican artists such as Fremont Ellis Peter Hurd and Henriette Wyeth Every fall the New Mexico Museum of Art and New Mexico Arts co sponsor the Governor s Awards for Excellence in the Arts honoring major contributors to the arts The Governor s Gallery hosts the exhibition honoring that year s recipients of this prestigious award Submit nominations here Exhibitions Current Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Online Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Visit Hours and Admission Events Locations Transportation Group Visits Tours Collections Searchable Art Museum Library Archives Learn Education Support Multimedia Blog Rent the space About

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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Get Involved
    Join Our e News Mailing List Email For Email Marketing you can trust Share Get Involved Be a part of the Museum Exciting things are happening at the Museum and we invite you to be a part of that energy There are opportunities to volunteer to donate to join and to receive e News mailings Donate to Collections Donations allow us to dream bigger and provide more of the programs and access to more art works Bequests are a wonderful way for art lovers to support the Museum more Volunteer Volunteer docents are trained to guide tours of the exhibitions encouraging visitors to see the works in new ways Docents also conduct Art Walking Tours through downtown Santa Fe highlights of art and history Library volunteers help with the annual book sale fundraiser Other special projects may be available more Shop Toll Free 877 567 7380 or 505 982 6366 more Join the Museum of New Mexico Foundation We all need friends The New Mexico Museum Foundation supports the four state museums including the Museum of Art Membership has many benefits for you and it helps all four museums at the same time more Exhibitions Current Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Online

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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Donate to Collections
    a work of art to be included in our collection the first step would be to contact the appropriate curator to see if the work might fit with our collecting ambitions Our collection has been enhanced through many generous gifts both individual works as well as discreet collections Some notable collections donated to the New Mexico Museum of Art include Lucy Lippard Collection American feminist minimalist and political works of art Rick Dillingham Collection Dillingham s personal collection of art that includes work by important contemporary artists with an emphasis on historic and contemporary ceramics Jane Reese Williams Collection endowed collection of the work of mainly women photographers of the Southwest and the world Eliot Porter Collection large collection of Porter photographs from the estate Gustave Baumann Collection works on paper oil paintings furniture and marionettes Donald Beauregard Collection a comprehensive survey of his art from his estate New Deal Art Collection repository of New Deal Art by New Mexico artists New Mexico Photographic Survey Collection collection of photographs taken from 1981 to 1983 depicting New Mexico by New Mexican artists Phillips Collection a significant selection of California artists from the end of the 20th century The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection New Mexico Farm Administration Photography Collection New Mexico Council on Photography Collection Wayne R Lazorik University Photography Collection Richard Rudisill Photography Collection Library and Archives donations The museum s library and archives accepts donations of books archival materials and some periodicals all in the subjects of art art history Southwest history photography and Southwest architecture If you have materials that you would like to donate please contact the Librarian Rebecca Potance at 505 476 5061 Because space is limited we cannot accept all offers and materials must fit within the library s collection policies We are particularly interested

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  • New Mexico Museum of Art - Volunteer
    the paid staff We are greatly indebted to our volunteers for the thousands of hours of service they donate each year Opportunites to volunteer include Docent Program Docents that have been trained by the Museum of Art offer tours tours of the museum at 10 30 a m daily and 2 00 p m daily except Friday walking tours of public art in downtown Santa Fe on Mondays at 10 00am April November weather permitting Fridays 10 a m June August tours of the museum to groups who schedule special tours Docents attend a 6 month training course and monthly education meetings Docents typically volunteer 100 hours to the museum annually The next docent training class will begin in the fall of 2016 If you are interested in volunteering immediately please fill out the appliction form and send to Rebecca Aubin Other Opportunities Education and Public Programs The Museum engages visitors in a variety of public programs for all ages Family Days lectures workshops and special events activate the museum and we welcome volunteers who enjoy working with the public and are willing to help prepare for events including art making and light catering We welcome volunteers who are interested in developing and writing educational materials assisting with outreach and interpretive materials for in and outside of the museum Research Use the museum s archives and library as well as other resources to develop educational materials and guides for exhibits public programs and tours Visitor Experience Develop and carry out visitor surveys data entry and analysis Input organize and disseminate visitor comments and feedback Communications and Marketing Assist staff in promoting the visibility for the Museum s programs educational opportunities and exhibitions Volunteers who are knowledgeable about social media calendar listings and innovative promotional marketing that doesn t require paying

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