Museum of Encaustic Art
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OPEN FOR Workshops & Museum Viewings by Appt. Call ahead. Discover the beauty and art of wax from ancient beeswax to the modern crayon! The only museum of its kind in the U.S. The MoEA has the most extensive, and best represented encaustic art collection. Encaustic is the fastest growing art medium in the world and a visit to MoEA is a special treat for all ages. Fun hands-on workshops for adults and free workshops for children. 

Located just a few steps from Camino de la Familia in the Railyard Arts District.

Mention Santa Fe Selection when you visit.

Phone: (505) 424-6489call


Address: 632 Agua Fria Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501  MAP


Workshops and Museum Visits by appointment Call to book. Mention Santa Fe Selection

Once restrictions are lifted Hours: Wed - Sun: Noon - 4pm

Closed: Xmas Week, January & Major Holidays. 

$10 General admission. Kids free under 16, members free.

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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.