There are plenty of exciting things to do in Albuquerque, especially when you stay in the heart of Old Town at our Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast. If you want a true taste of authentic New Mexico, head to the Albuquerque Museum of Art + History. The Albuquerque Museum, located right here in the heart of Old Town, features a variety of unique southwestern art and 400 years of regional History.
Though Santa Fe, our charming neighbor to the north, is often considered one of the most art-forward destinations in the country, you’ll find plenty to love right here in Albuquerque. The permanent collection at the Albuquerque Museum of Art + History alone includes works from famous artists like Georgie O’Keeffe and Luis Jimenez, among others. It’s just one of the many great museums you can enjoy while staying at our Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast.
Like most of the top attractions in town, the Albuquerque Museum is located just a short drive away from our Old Town Bed and Breakfast, which makes us an ideal place to stay throughout your time in this exciting city. With exceptional hospitality and an unbeatable location, it’s easy to see why the Bottger Mansion is rated as one of the best places to stay in Albuquerque. Explore this incredible city with us this winter – book your room at our Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast today!
Visit the Albuquerque Museum This Winter
The New Mexico cultural landscape perfectly blends art, History, and culture – and nowhere is that on better display than at the wonderful Albuquerque Museum in Old Town. Inside the Albuquerque Museum are several galleries showcasing select pieces from its permanent collection, as well as any traveling or temporary exhibits. Outside, there’s a gorgeous sculpture garden that features works by many of the most significant artists of the American Southwest.
Current exhibitions at the Albuquerque Museum include the following:
- On display at the Albuquerque Museum through February 2023 are select works from the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in New York featuring works by Thomas Cole, Kiki Smith, Shi Guorui, Nicola López, and Paula Wilson, all reflecting historic and contemporary landscapes.
- Through March 19, 2023, the Albuquerque Museum displays a selection of New Mexico Landscapes from its permanent collection.
- There’s also a bold new exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum titled Common Ground: Art in New Mexico that is spectacular and which celebrates the diverse creativity of artists living in or influenced by this region.
- Witness the magnificent History of Albuquerque in the Only in Albuquerque exhibit.
- Between Two Worlds: The Photography of Lee Marmon will be on display through January 15, 2023.
- Finally, Wit, Humor, and Satire will be displayed at the Albuquerque Museum through January 29, 2023.
In addition to these fantastic current exhibits at the Albuquerque Museum, there are several upcoming exhibits coming in 2023 that promise to be just as wonderful as those we’ve enjoyed this year. Many of these exhibits will start as soon as March 2023.
More Great Museums in Albuquerque to Visit
The Albuquerque Museum is just one of the many great places to spend some time indoors (and out of the cold) this winter! There are several fantastic museums in Albuquerque, and wWe’ve listed some of our favorite Albuquerque Museums to visit next time you visit our Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast.
- The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is one of our favorite Albuquerque Museums. It’s located within walking distance of Old Town and offers visitors a fascinating glimpse at our natural world over time. Don’t miss the chance to visit their spectacular planetarium, too.
- If you’re a fan of hot air ballooning, you don’t want to miss the Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. You’ll learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know, plus more, about the History, science, and art behind ballooning.
- New Mexico has a long history in the country’s development of Nuclear Science, and you can learn all about it at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. Walk through the historical development of the Atomic Age through the Manhattan Project and the Cold War, and learn the many facets of nuclear energy and its uses.
- No visit to Albuquerque Museums is complete with a visit to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, also located in Albuquerque’s Old Town. This museum is dedicated to preserving and perpetuating Pueblo Native American culture, History, and art, and it does a beautiful job of representing all 19 New Mexico pueblos.
Are you ready to have some fun this winter? Join us at our Albuquerque Bed and Breakfast today!