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Having moved from the East Coast, Georgia O'Keeffe was inspired by Santa Fe's blazing landscape, and soon her portrayals of New Mexico earned her a reputation as one of the top Southwestern artists. Even those with just a minor love of art should stop by this museum, which is housed within a former adobe Baptist church and features the largest O'Keeffe collection in the world. More than 1,000 drawings, paintings and sculptures, as well as another 2,000 works by her peers. The museum also screens a video detailing O'Keeffe's life, story and growth as an artist.
Past visitors loved the video that offered highlights of O'Keeffe's life and many said they enjoyed the variety of exhibits. Many also strongly suggested downloading the free Georgia O'Keeffe app and bringing headphones to listen as you peruse the gallery. On the flip side, some recent patrons warned that the museum is small and said they wished more of O'Keeffe's finished works were on display.
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum – located about a block and a half northwest of the Santa Fe Plaza – is open every day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., with extended hours on Fridays until 7 p.m. Hours can change depending on the season and on special events, so make sure to check before you visit. Admission is $13 for adults, $11 for students and free for children 17 and younger. Residents of New Mexico can visit for free on the first Friday of every month. A variety of specialized tours, such as private docent tours, before-hours tours and curator tours, are also available at an additional cost. For more information, visit the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum website.
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