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Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

Albuquerque Museum of Art and History Review

This light-filled modern structure serves up a wealth of contemporary art, both from the museum's own Southwestern artists-centric collections and world-class touring shows. Additional exhibits display a collection of Spanish-colonial artifacts, the largest in the nation. The Common Ground galleries represent an important permanent collection of primarily 20th-century paintings, all by world-renowned artists with a New Mexico connection. The sculpture garden contains more than 50 contemporary works by Southwestern artists that include Glenna Goodacre, Michael Naranjo, and Luis Jiménez. Slate at the Museum, a casual eatery operated by Downtown's noted Slate Street Cafe, serves soups, salads, espresso drinks, desserts, and other tasty light fare.

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  • Address: 2000 Mountain Rd. NW, Old Town, Albuquerque, 87104 | Map It
  • Phone: 505/243–7255 museum; 505/242–0434 shop; 505/242–5316 café
  • Cost: $4 (free Sun. 9–1)
  • Hours: Tues.–Sun. 9–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Old Town
Updated: 12-04-2013

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