Farmington Museum at Gateway Park


Farmington Museum & Visitors Center at Gateway Park

Experience a wide variety of exhibits relating to the diverse history of the area’s cultures, traveling exhibits, and art shows. Lecture series, performances, workshops, and special demonstrations are offered year-round. The Museum store, “Currents,” features exhibit-related merchandise, books on local and regional interests, toys, and educational materials.

The Growers’ Market is held in the Museum parking lot, June - October, dependent on the growing season, Tuesdays from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - Noon.  Find out more at

The Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St.,  is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is by suggested donation of $3 adult, $2 child. Call 505-599-1174.

Gateway to Imagination: A National Juried Art Competition
The 2016 show will take place at the Farmington Museum, from Saturday, May 7 – Saturday, July 9, 2016. This annual show attracts fine artists from across the country and will feature approximately 100 entries, including paintings, watercolors, sculptures, photographs, and mixed media.  We are pleased to welcome our juror for 2016 Gateway to Imagination, artist BettyAnn Mocek, Professor of Art and Director of the Ferguson Art Gallery at Concordia University Chicago.  On Saturday, May 7 there will be a lecture by the juror from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and reception from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  The show will award up to $4,650 in cash prizes.  For more information, call (505) 599-1174.

By appointment
Let an experienced docent at the Farmington Museum be your host for guided tours of the permanent and visiting exhibits. Tours are FREE and available to the public by appointment. Any size group is welcome!  Call (505) 599-1169 for more information about the museum’s current exhibits or to schedule a guided tour.