About New Mexico Arts

Installation from T.I.M.E. exhibition--Mathematical MigrationNew Mexico Arts is the state arts agency and a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. The 15-member governor-appointed New Mexico Arts Commission serves as our advisory body.  Our primary function is to provide financial support for arts services and programs to non-profit organizations statewide and to administer the 1% public art program for the state of New Mexico.


New Mexico Arts Mission

To Preserve, Enhance, and Develop the Arts in New Mexico through Partnerships, Public Awareness, and Education, and to Enrich the Quality of Life for Present and Future Generations.


How To Reach Us

New Mexico Arts is located at 407 Galisteo St. on the 2nd floor, Suite 270 of the Bataan Memorial Building in Santa Fe, NM. New Mexico Arts can be reached by telephone, fax, mail and e-mail. If calling by phone from Santa Fe or outside the state, please dial 505-827-6490. In-state callers dial 1-800-879-4278. If you wish to send a fax, dial 505-827-6043. To reach us by mail please send all correspondence to the above address. To e-mail, please refer to New Mexico Arts staff section of this web site.

Office Hours:  8AM-5PM Monday—Friday, except holidays