CLOSED: ONLINE ONLY - Discover the beauty and art of wax from ancient beeswax to the modern crayon! The MoEA has the most extensive, and best represented encaustic art collection. Encaustic is the fastest growing art medium in the world.
Phone: (505) 424-6489
By Jiela Rufeh
By Shary Bartlett
CURRENTLY CLOSED AND MOVING LOCATIONS. NO PHYSICAL ADDRESS UNTIL COVID 19 IS OVER.
The Encaustic Art Institute/Museum of Encaustic Art is a 501c3 non-profit.
MoEA invites you to not only feast your eyes, but you can also carefully touch the art in its installations. Encaustic is a wonderfully versatile medium with a tactile allure as well as stunning visual beauty.
A visit to this one-of-a-kind museum will show you the many ways encaustic is creatively applied in painting, paper arts, photography, mixed media and sculpture.
MoEA also offers a schedule of weekly hands-on workshops for adults and children. Ages 6 - 16 kids are free and must be accompanied by an adult. Appointment is required for free workshops.
Workshops are open to all levels of experience, all materials are included in the workshop prices.
Click the above link for their schedule of workshops and rates, and to book your spot.
Free parking. You can enter from Agua Fria Street, or on foot from the back via the Railyard Arts District, just a short cut from Camino de la Familia.