Events

    
Docent Training

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 through WEDNESDAY, MAY 24
Docent Training
2:30 pm

For more information or to apply, please contact Sara Van Note, Volunteer Coordinator, at 476-5075 or email sara.vannote@state.nm.us.

Daily Docent Tours

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3 through SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Daily Docent Tours

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5075 for times.

Art Walking Tours

MONDAY, APRIL 3 through MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27
Art Walking Tours
10:00 am

Mondays April - November.

Opening Reception: Lines of Thought

FRIDAY, MAY 26
Opening Reception: Lines of Thought
5:30 pm

Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum

Music at the Museum

FRIDAY, MAY 26
Music at the Museum
Rio : Brazilian Jazz and Bossa Nova
5:30 pm

Guitarist Max Hatt and singer Edda Glass perform Brazilian jazz and Bossa Nova as Rio for our Friday evening music.

Public Lecture

SATURDAY, MAY 27
Public Lecture
1:00 pm

Join us for a special presentation about our latest exhibition, Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum. Book signing in lobby following lecture.

Drop In and Draw

THURSDAY, JUNE 1 through SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Drop In and Draw
10:00 am

Be inspired by the artwork in the exhibition Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum, and then draw on your own while exploring the Museum’s architecture, gardens, and galleries. Bring your own materials, or borrow the museum’s. Included with cost of admission. 16 and under are always free.

Art Walking Tours

FRIDAY, JUNE 2 through FRIDAY, AUGUST 25
Art Walking Tours
10:00 am

Fridays June through August

Art Chats

FRIDAY, JUNE 2
Art Chats
6:00 pm

Museum Volunteer Guides present 15 minute pop up talks prompting conversations about drawings in the exhibition Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum. Included with cost of Museum Admission.

Music at the Museum

FRIDAY, JUNE 2
Music at the Museum
The Robert Parker Band
5:00 pm

Robert Parker is a singer/songwriter from Santa Fe, New Mexico. His catchy, classic "Rockin’ Americana" music and moving, deeply-felt lyrics describe a life well-lived, reflecting the joy, heartbreak, love and sadness felt by all human beings. Included with the cost of admission.

Plein Air Painting

SUNDAY, JUNE 4 through SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Plein Air Painting
Weekly
10:00 am

Sunday mornings at 10:00 am, the central garden patio becomes a place for a personal adventure in creativity and art making. Gather your paints, pencils and friends and enjoy painting in the open air, in one of the most beautiful spaces in downtown Santa Fe.  

Artist’ Draw Off

SUNDAY, JUNE 4 through SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
Artist’ Draw Off
Noon

On the first Sunday of each month during the summer. Included with cost of admission. Free to New Mexico residents. Children 16 and under are always free.

Sunday Fun Day for Families

SUNDAY, JUNE 4
Sunday Fun Day for Families
10:00 am

Enjoy Scavenger hunt with prizes, fun interactive drawing activities designed for all ages while exploring the Museum’s summer exhibitions. Art materials provided by museum. Children must be chaperoned by adult.  Included with cost of Museum Admission. 16 and under are always free

Summer Salon

FRIDAY, JUNE 9 through FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
Summer Salon
3:00 pm

Summer Salon offers visitors a chance to engage in the artistic process of sketching and drawing with the guidance of talented local artists. Artists guide visitors by demonstrating a variety of drawing techniques taking inspiration from the art and architecture of museum. Reflection time at the end of the hour will engage visitors in dialogue about artist processes. Bring your own materials, or borrow the museum’s. Included with cost of Museum Admission. 16 and under are always free.

Sombras del Pais

SATURDAY, JUNE 10
Sombras del Pais
7:00 pm

Sombras del Pais (Shadows of the Country) recreates popular music of the 1930s, as well as Spanish and New Mexican folk music for a special performance in St. Francis Auditorium as part of the museum’s 100 year celebration. $10 admission, VIP seating $20, first-come, first-seated. Tickets at the door before the show opens, cash only.

Art Chats

FRIDAY, JUNE 16
Art Chats
6:00 pm

Museum Volunteer Guides present 15 minute pop up talks prompting conversations about drawings in the exhibition Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum. Included with cost of Museum Admission.

Summer Stomp!

FRIDAY, JUNE 30
Summer Stomp!
5:00 pm

Dance to the country-swing music of Judge Bob and the Hung Jury

Sunday Fun Day for Families

SUNDAY, JULY 2
Sunday Fun Day for Families
10:00 am

Enjoy Scavenger hunt with prizes, fun interactive drawing activities designed for all ages while exploring the Museum’s summer exhibitions. Art materials provided by museum. Children must be chaperoned by adult.  Included with cost of Museum Admission. 16 and under are always free

Art Chats

FRIDAY, JULY 14
Art Chats
6:00 pm

Museum Volunteer Guides present 15 minute pop up talks prompting conversations about drawings in the exhibition Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum. Included with cost of Museum Admission.

Gallery Talk

SUNDAY, JULY 23
Gallery Talk
Meggan Gould and Andy Mattern
1:00 pm

Meggan Gould and Andy Mattern will talk about their work in the show, Light Tight, and their interest in critically reexamining the medium of photography. Included with cost of Museum Admission.

Sunday Fun Day for Families

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
Sunday Fun Day for Families
10:00 am

Enjoy Scavenger hunt with prizes, fun interactive drawing activities designed for all ages while exploring the Museum’s summer exhibitions. Art materials provided by museum. Children must be chaperoned by adult.  Included with cost of Museum Admission. 16 and under are always free

Ice Cream Social

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
Ice Cream Social
5:00 pm

Sponsored by the Santa Fe Espresso Company / Häagen-Daz on the Santa Fe Plaza, visitors are invited to enjoy free ice cream in the courtyard of the Museum of Art. Included with cost of admission.

Annual Holiday Open House

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17
Annual Holiday Open House
Noon

Puppet plays, art making projects, photos with Santa Claus, and other holiday festivities 12-4pm



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