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Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

Museum Hill, 750 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM
+1 505-982-2226
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Narcissism Exhibit

I'm sorry but I just could not get into a Frida Kahlo exhibit that contained a lot of pictures of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trainman334
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Denver, Colorado
New Frieda Kahlo Photo Exhibit is Worth a Visit

This museum is private, not part of the state museum system. Smaller than the others on Museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret W
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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This museum houses over 3,000 objects in its varied collection of Spanish Colonial art.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Museum Hill, 750 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM
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+1 505-982-2226

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm sorry but I just could not get into a Frida Kahlo exhibit that contained a lot of pictures of this person who was kind of an earlier day Kardashian, apparently. The museum staff told me that this has been a very successful exhibit, so...More

Thank Trainman334
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is private, not part of the state museum system. Smaller than the others on Museum Hill, it's still worth a visit. It's housed in an interesting Spanish colonial style facility built by a noted local architect. The current exhibit of photos, mostly from...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building! I specifically went to see the Friday Kahlo photo display. Very interesting and great job of telling a story through photos taken of her. It was very informative!!

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The photographs of Frida Kahlo open up the story of her life from early on up until the year she died. Many of them include her husband and muralist Diego Riviera as well her family and friends. The pictures also show how Frida emerged from...More

1  Thank Petah B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Photos of Frida grouped in different aspects and periodsof her life with different friends and family. Of course, lots with Diego Rivera. Good commentary about each photo. Photos of Casa Azul.

Thank joan0623
Reviewed 18 June 2017

On vacation from Florida , my wife and I went to this Museum recently. Frida is one of our favorite artists. So it was great to see so many excellent and incredible photographs of her taken throughout her brief life. One room was quite emotional...More

Thank jimmic1947
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Many photographs by several photographers, some in color. Very nicely displayed in several rooms. Each photograph had a detailed explanation of what was going on in her life when the photo was taken.

Thank Marcus4
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Frida Kahlo does arouse our curiosity and interest about her life. The current exhibit captures many interesting aspects of her life (mostly in black & white). Additionally one room houses pictures of her well-known home - Casa Azul (the Blue House). Her trend-setting sense of...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

On Museum Hill, the Spanish Museum was a bit of a disappointment. Must admit, it was my own fault. I did not check to see what was being exhibited and found a predominantly black and white photographic exhibit. Very little Spanish Colonial Art was on...More

Thank DougR
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The museum is in the same area as the other museums in this area; however, you have to walk or drive around to the side of the main area to find it. They have rotating exhibits. While we were there Frida Kahlo exhibit was on...More

Thank craftywriter
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