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This list of galleries across the Southwest continues to grow as we add records to our database. Check back frequently for updates or contact our Webmaster  to suggest an addition.


Cowboy Artists of America
Preserves and promotes the heritage of the American West. Exhibits historical objects, photographs, works from contemporary painters and sculptors, and past masters such as Remington and Russell.

El Paso Museum of Art
Presents changing exhibitions that express the region's diverse culture. Exhibits selections from its permanent collection of art from Europe, Mexico, and the United States.

Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art
One of the foremost university art museums in the country and the leading art museum serving the city of Austin and Central Texas.

Longview Museum of Fine Arts
Exhibits changing collections and selections from its permanent collections, predominantly consisting of contemporary works by artists working in the Southwest.

Mexic-Arte Museum
Presents and promotes traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture. Collection consists of works by emerging and established artists.

Mildred Hawn Exhibition Gallery
Exhibits work from the Jerry Bywaters Special Collections at Southern Methodist University. Works reflect the cultural history of the Southwest.

Museum of the Southwest
Collections focus on art and archeology of the American Southwest. Exhibits include ethnographic materials relating to Southwestern cultures and regional works by artists from New Mexico and Texas.

Museum of Texas Tech University
Collections in the arts, humanities and sciences consisting of natural and cultural material from Texas, the Southwest, and other regions related by natural history, heritage, and climate. Exhibits selections from the museum's art collections and a variety of traveling exhibitions.

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
The largest history museum in Texas; located on the campus of West Texas A&M University. Exhibitions dedicated to petroleum, Southern Plains lifeways, paleontology, transportation, and the art of the Southwest before 1945, including the Santa Fe, Taos, and Texas schools.

Pearce Collections Museum
Two museums in one: the Pearce Civil War Museum exhibits and interprets letters, diaries, journals, photographs, and artifacts from the civilians, soldiers, military, political, and civic leaders of the era; the Pearce Western Art Museum exhibits original representational works of art by acknowledged masters of Western Art as well as recent original works. Located at Navarro College.

Pearce Western Art Collection
Works by new and established artists who represent the world of American Western Art housed at Navarro College.

Wittliff Gallery of Southwestern & Mexican Photography
Creative center and archives at Texas State University devoted to the photographic cultures of Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

New Mexico

Museum of New Mexico
Home to more than 20,000 works of art, with an emphasis on artists working in the Southwest.

National Hispanic Cultural Center
Supports the cross-cultural appreciation and understanding of Hispanic culture by preserving and showcasing historic and contemporary Hispanic arts, humanities, and achievements over the past 400 years.


University of Arizona Museum of Art
Houses a wide-ranging collection of over 4,500 paintings, sculptures and works on paper (prints and drawings) dating from the sixth century B.C. to the present.


Nevada State Museum and Historical Society
A state agency whose purpose is to advance the understanding of the history, pre-history, and natural history of Nevada, emphasizing southern Nevada and its relationship with surrounding areas. It collects, researches, interprets, exhibits, and preserves Nevada's heritage.

Western Folklife Center
A regional nonprofit folk arts organization dedicated to preserving, perpetuating, and presenting the folk arts of the West.