Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
Museum of Spanish Colonial Art: The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art is the only museum in the country dedicated to exhibiting and interpreting the art of the Spanish colonial period including Hispanic New Mexico. The Museum houses an incredible collection of over 3700 pieces, including historically significant and contemporary works. The building itself, a Pueblo Revival-style building, was designed by renowned architect John Gaw Meem in 1930. Meem and his wife were early supporters of the Society and donated hundreds of items to the collection. The building provides an intimate, homelike setting where visitors from around the world can view the collections and learn the fascinating history of Spanish colonial art worldwide.
For other places to visit in the historic Plaza area, please see our Self Guided Walking Tour.