"New Mexico" and "art" go together like, well, any two things that go very, very well together. This painfully photogenic state has inspired artists for centuries, so assembling a representative regional collection is no small task. This museum, formerly the Museum of Fine Arts (and one of four that make up the Museum of New Mexico), does an admirable job with its 20,000-piece permanent collection. Visitors here find drawings, paintings, photographs, furniture, prints, and sculpture by the usual suspects—Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Ernest Blumenschein—and many others, including Francisco de Goya, Gustave Baumann, and artists commissioned during the New Deal. Rotating exhibits change from month to month. The 1917 building itself is a work of art, one of the oldest Pueblo Revival structures in the city, featuring a wonderfully peaceful inner courtyard with flowers, WPA murals, sculpture, and flowing water. This is a nice place to easily pass an hour or two.