Founded in 1936 by visionary Alice Bemis Taylor, the
The Fine Arts Center's new museum addition, designed by nationally recognized architect David Owen Tryba, complements and enhances the original structure designed by New Mexican architect John Gaw Meem in 1936. The addition features nine permanent collection galleries, two traveling exhibition galleries, and an unprecedented tactile gallery. The expanded 132,286 square-foot facility will host major international traveling and changing exhibitions and feature works from the Center’s significant permanent collection.
Enrich your museum experience with tours led by dedicated volunteer Docents trained in the Fine Arts Center’s history, architecture, permanent collection, current exhibitions and theatre.