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Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art

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Address: 409 E College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201-7524
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Free and fun!!

I love this place. Art is done in a residency art program. Some of the pieces are so innovative. I go about once a year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roswell, New Mexico
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Roswell, New Mexico
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. Art is done in a residency art program. Some of the pieces are so innovative. I go about once a year.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe some of this art exists in Roswell! There are some amazing pieces in here and it is well worth a visit. If you are an art fan at all, go check this place out! You might be surprised what you find in there.

1 Thank kylerbullock
Calgary, Canada
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Each unique art piece has been created by an artist in residence which makes for a very interesting and large art collection. The building is quite lovely inside in a nice neighbourhood. I wish every city had such a an artist collection and concept. Free admission. Must see.

1 Thank Geopiggy
Flagstaff, Arizona
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85 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Again, this is a free center. The art displayed covers all the different styles of art. This has a unique setting and history. Go and discover the information and art.

1 Thank Teachsaturn
Bakersfield, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It was very interesting see all the different types of art. They get artists to move there and work on their art for a year. They get to have an exhibition

1 Thank Lyle4493
San Diego, California
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The owner of a restaurant at which we ate in our one night in Roswell suggested we visit the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. Boy, we're glad we did. So much better than the International UFO Museum And Research Center in Roswell, yet over a hundred people visit it for every one who goes to the Anderson Museum. AND THERE'S... More 

1 Thank Steve S
Roswell, New Mexico
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, like the Roswell Museum & Art Center is one of the jewels of the Roswell community. It is full of a wide range of art from paintings to sculpture to textile art by many different artists from all over the world. There are a number of fiberglass sculptures as well as paintings by Luis... More 

Thank senorgblanco
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Best place to visit in Roswell, my third time in the museum and a Great experience! 6 artists a year get residence and get paid, Thesy leave one Of his World in the museum.

1 Thank Enrique E
Richmond, Texas (near Houston)
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This museum was an unexpected treasure!!! We arrived in Roswell ready for some fun with the "alien" locations/businesses. We saw the museum as a point of interest. Do yourself a favor and GO! Diverse works of art from groups of chosen "artists in residence" are beautiful, creative, thought-provoking.... I can't say enough about this museum- I had fun with the... More 

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Midland, Texas
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I frequently drive from west Texas to Santa Fe NM, for some great food and art, Roswell is about the halfway point and a good place for getting gas and food. Of course most see all the signs for the "Roswell alien exhibits" along the main road and they are fun to explore but there is also the Anderson museum... More 

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