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Las Cruces Museum of Fine Arts and Culture

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Address: Las Cruces, NM
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Superb Art, Curated in Las Cruces

I was knocked off my feet by the superb "Transforming Space Transforming Fiber" exhibit now (til 1/21/17) at the Las Cruces Museum of Art. An amazing collection of world-class... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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175 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

I was knocked off my feet by the superb "Transforming Space Transforming Fiber" exhibit now (til 1/21/17) at the Las Cruces Museum of Art. An amazing collection of world-class fiber artists collected in the small space allotted to the museum. I heard from one of the docents that the museum is hoping to move to a much larger space -... More 

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Cuchillo, New Mexico
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59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a very good museum with many excellent artists showing and a great venue. An essential part of very historic Las Cruces.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

There was not much to see here. The museum featured a few local artists but was very small. Attached is the Science Museum - very small too. We toured the whole place in less than 20 minutes. Ok if you have small children.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

There is not much to see here and I suppose that is why there is no admission fee. If you have nothing else to do for 1/2 hour and you are downtown maybe would be worth it

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Colorado Springs, CO
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677 reviews
276 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

There is no address associated with the TripAdvisor listing so I am going to assume it is for "The Las Cruces Museum of Art" which hosts changing contemporary art exhibits. Located at 491 North Main Street. If so, we didn't like it. It's a FREE museum and their 1 art display while we were there was someone's photography collection. It... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We stopped after doing the Saturday morning street market out front. They had a curated primarily regional ceramic exhibition when we visited. It was excellent. As an art collector and former higher end art gallery owner/manager I am often asked where to find really good art for a beginning collector. If you are lucky, you will have a regional art... More 

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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The thumbnail doesn't do it justice. It is actually a wonderful place in Southern NM to see art and learn about culture.

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El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Nice museums on Main street downtown. Good collection of prehistoric animal tracks. Liked the Brenigan Center.

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South Haven, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

The exhibit was very nice in this small Art Museum. The combination of art from 2 local resident's collections was well put together, and thoughtful. Also had the benefit of being free.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Lovely art displays as well as permanent exhibits make this museum a great addition to the attractions in Las Cruces. Good for families or just a browse while visiting the downtown area.

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