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Key Info

One Arts Festival Plaza

Price & Hours

Free
Tues-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Details

Museums, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend

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  • 5.0Value
  • 3.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

For more than 60 years, the El Paso Museum of Art has preserved and displayed American, Mexican and European art for visitors to peruse. Sculptures, portraits, photographs and other mediums comprise EPMA's collection, which includes works by greats like Anthony van Dyck and Sandro Botticelli. The museum also curates a series of rotating exhibits by artists from around the world. These exhibits showcase everything from photographs of everyday life to light displays. Visitors can also try their hand at creating their own pieces by signing up for a class at the on-site art school.

According to recent tourists, EPMA is a can't-miss attraction. They appreciated the variety of art on display, especially given the museum's small size. Many also loved that admission is free.

EPMA and its gift shop are open between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Tuesday through Saturday. On Thursdays, hours are extended to 9 p.m. The property is also open on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. However, due to the coronavirus, the museum is currently closed. The museum is located in downtown El Paso. Fee-based parking is available in several nearby garages. To learn more, visit the EPMA website.

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