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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

Yo Yo Contest Don't miss Family Freedomfest at the Museum on July 3

             This year the Farmington Museum Foundation will be holding its Annual Ice Cream Social on the back terrace at the Farmington Museum, 5:00 to 8:00 pm. The Ice Cream Social will offer our famous hand-scooped Creamland Dairy ice cream sundaes and root beer floats made with hometown brewed Three Rivers root beer. The ice cream eating contest, for children ages 6-14, will be held at 5:15 pm. Sign up will be held just before the contest begins, 5:00-5:10 pm.

San Juan College Company will play at 5:00 pm in the front of the Museum.  String slingers unite for the Yo Down Show Down with Luke Renner, workshop,1:30-2:30 pm and contest, 5:45-6:30 pm.  The Delbert Anderson Trio will entertain at 6:30 p.m. and the Kissmah Brass Band will begin at 7:15 pm.  For more information call (505) 599-1173.


Music by the River
The Farmington Museum at Gateway Park will host their 13th Annual Summer Terrace Series at the Farmington Museum Terrace on Saturday evenings beginning June 6.  Visit us and enjoy live performances on Saturday evenings, June through August, 6:00 - 7:30 pm.  This is free family entertainment so bring your blankets or your lawn chairs and join us along the river on the Terrace!  The 2015 Summer Terrace Series is subject to change.

June 6 - Les Leach & The Vintage People
June 13 - Jane Voss & Hoyle Osborne
June 20 - Grant & Randy
June 27 - The Porchlights
July 4 - Willow Blue
July 11 - Company
July 18 - High Desert Fusion
July 25 - Mad Haggis
August 1 - Jose Villarreal
August 8 - Chokecherry Jam
August 15 - Terry Rickard
August 22 - Trumpet Geezers
August 29 - Close Enuff Jazz Combo

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2015 Gateway to Imagination:
A National Juried Art Show
Saturday, May 9
on display until Saturday, July 11

  This annual show attracts artists from across the country.  The show will award $2,750 in cash prizes.

Dr. Stephanie L. Taylor
Juror Stephanie L. Taylor
Assistant Art Professor, New Mexico State University
Read her Biography 

The Sandlot
...on three starry Saturday evenings in June this summer from 9 - 11pm.  View three classic family-friendly movies on a big screen, on the Museum terrace lawn along the river. The movies will be FREE, but donations are appreciated.
June 13 - The Princess Bride
June 20 - March of the Penguins
June 27 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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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.

Farmington View Trading Post Exhibit
2014 Gateway to Imagination: 
A National Juried Art Competition
The show will take place at the Farmington Museum from

 Meet Juror James 


Contact Us
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Bart Wilsey
Museum Director 

Adrienne Boggs
Education Coordinator

Farmington Museum at Gateway Park 

3041 East Main St, 
Farmington, NM 87402

Ph: 505-599-1174 
Fx: 505-326-7572 

Monday - Saturday 
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

City of Farmington
800 Municipal Drive
Farmington, NM 87401
Ph: 505-327-7701