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Museum Campus

The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art is so excited to announce that we are open as of . Our hours are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. We look forward to your visit, and remind you to bring your required mask. We have been hard at work preparing our facility for your return, following all Covid-safe practices. For Further information and to learn about how we are keeping you safe, please visit: https://www.newmexicoculture.org/visit/covid-safe-visiting. See you soon!

Spanish Markets

The 2021 Traditional Spanish Market is taking place on July 24th – 25th on the Historic Santa Fe Plaza. We will be taking all state mandated Covid-19 precautions that exist at the time of Market. Please view our FAQ page, feel free to contact us, or join our mailing list for more information.

Permanent Collections

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Reference Library

We are happy to announce that the 2021 Traditional Spanish Market is taking place this year!

July 24th - 25th, 2021

 

The 2021 Traditional Spanish Market is taking place on July 24th – 25th on the Historic Santa Fe Plaza. We will be taking all state mandated Covid-19 precautions that exist at the time of Market. Please view our FAQ page, feel free to contact us, or join our mailing list for more information.

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Museum Campus

Museum Campus

The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art opened to the public in 2002 in a historic residential building that was designed in 1930 by renowned architect John Gaw Meem in the Pueblo-Spanish Revival Style. It was sensitively adapted to provide exhibition display galleries and offices for adminstrative staff. Santa Fe Style architectural features and furnishings are highlighted.

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Spanish  Markets

Spanish Markets

Traditional Spanish Market began nearly 100 years ago to promote Hispanic traditional arts and it has grown into the oldest and largest juried art show and sale of its kind. Approximately 200 adult and youth artists compete for coveted award prizes in 18 art categories. This annual Santa Fe Heritage event draws collectors, community residents, and visitors from around the world.

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Permanent Collections

The Stockman Collections Center was constructed in 2000 adjacent to the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. It permanently houses almost 4,000 devotional, decorative, and utilitarian items in 4 storage vaults. The core collections focus on Hispanic traditional arts from the New Mexico and southern Colorado region with secondary comparative items from around the Spanish Colonial world.

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     Educational Programs

The Society offers a broad array of educational programs including exhibitions that highlight the permanent collections with docent tours and lectures in the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, traditional art-making workshops, open studio tours with other community-interest events during Viva la Cultura the week before Traditional Spanish Market, and specialty regional, national, and international tours.

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Reference Library

Reference Library

The Hale Matthews Reference Library in the Stockman Collections Center at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art holds over 3,000 books, periodicals, and paper memorabilia. Scholars, students, and artists have access to concentrated research on topics of art and architecture with an emphasis on the regional Hispanic and Spanish Colonial traditions.

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