El Paso Museum of Art
El Paso Museum of Art is a fine arts museum that houses several permanent exhibits, covering a several hundred year period, as well as famous, popular traveling exhibits. Covering the periods from Italian Renaissance to modern-day art, the museum’s permanent collections include 12th–18th Century European Art, composed primarily from the Samuel H. Kress Collection of paintings and sculpture; Spanish Viceroyal, reflecting the period of the Spanish Empire in the New World; Works on Paper, consisting of more than 2,500 prints, drawings, watercolors, posters, artists’ books, and photographs from the 16th–20th centuries; American, showcasing an extensive array of American art from the early 19th–the 20th century; and Contemporary, focused on important art of the Southwest (Texas, New Mexico and Arizona). Open Tue/Wed/Fri/Sat 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thurs 9 a.m.–9 p.m.; Sun noon–5 p.m. Tours are available. 1 Arts Festival Plaza downtown at the corner of Santa Fe and Main across from the Convention Center.