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Arts and Culture

With several museums, galleries and shopping destinations to choose from, creative-minded travelers will discover an oasis of inspiration in Roswell.

Roswell Museum

Since its founding in 1935, the Roswell Museum has grown into a 50,000 square foot facility that includes twelve galleries dedicated to the exhibition of art and history and the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium. See work from Peter Hurd, Henriette Wyeth, Georgia O’Keeffe and the Aston Collection of the American West. Don’t miss the museum store for high-quality art, New Mexico history and Roswell-themed gifts.

1011 N. Richardson Ave.
Roswell, NM 88201

Open Daily 10 am – 6pm

Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art

The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art shocases works by former fellows of the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. More than 500 diverse works of art enliven its 22,000 square feet of exhibition space. This unique collection of photographs, paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture provides a snapshot of the evolving issues in art over the last 45 years since the 1967 inception of the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. Named one of the best art museums in New Mexico by Tripadvisor.

409 E. College Blvd.
Roswell, NM 88201

Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday 1pm – 5pm

The Gallery at Main Street Arts

The Gallery features works by several local artists in a wide variety of styles, subjects, and mediums including paintings in oils, watercolors, acrylics, and mixed media. Pottery, photography, original jewelry designs, works in wood, digital art, metal and more. Whether you are looking for a special piece to add to your collection, for a gift, or colorful addition to add to your decor, you’re sure to find something special at The Gallery.

223 N. Main St.
Roswell, NM 88201

Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

Bone Springs Art Space

Bone Springs Art Space

Bone Springs Art Space, housed in a renovated historic warehouse, provides a range of creative opportunities to the Roswell community through art classes, studio rentals, event space, gallery exhibitions and a gift shop highlighting the handmade which features the work of several regional artists.

212 E. Walnut St.
Roswell, NM 88203

Thursday – Saturday 11am – 4pm

Shopping in Roswell


Find art and craft supplies, books, and gifts with a flair at Books Again, Imagine That! Scrapbooks, Calico Cow Quilt Shop, Hekate’s Cave Metaphysical Shop, Aztec Imports, Happy Jack’s and Cactus Cave.

Dining options in Roswell

Dining Options

Take a break from touring and order a wine tasting at Pecos Flavors Winery, authentic Mexican food in an elegant setting at Antigua, freshly prepared Asian cuisine at Asian Market, hearty Italian at Portofino, or housemade baked goods at Stellar Coffee.