2.26.2017

ANDERSON MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART - A HIDDEN GEM IN ROSWELL, NM


ANDERSON MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART


There is far more to
 discover about Roswell, New Mexico than aliens...


Let me take you on a visual tour of a remarkable museum that showcases the permanent collection of artwork produced by alumni of the prestigious Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program

The program was established in 1967 by artist and businessman Donald B. Anderson and the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Their dream was to bring renowned artists to live and work in the tranquility of the high plains of southeastern New Mexico and give them the gift of timeOver the years, hundreds of gifted U.S. and international artists have participated in the Program, making the Roswell program one of the most sought after residencies of its kind.
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  Photography by C. Whitney-Ward










This light-filled, 22,000 square foot museum presents nine gallery spaces and hundreds and hundreds of eclectic works of art, all hung salon style with simple seating clusters for anyone who would like to linger and delight.










Note the golf bag!














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ANDERSON MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

409 East College Boulevard
Roswell, New Mexico
575.623.5600
www.roswellamoca.org

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NOTE: OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS I WILL BE RE-VISITING SOME OF MY FAVORITE
CHASING POSTS. I HOPE YOU ENJOY THEM! THIS MUSEUM AND ITS' EXTRAORDINARY ARTIST
RESIDENCY PROGRAM ARE WELL WORTH A SECOND SHOWCASE ON CHASING SANTA FE. 

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