Best Gallery Or Museum In New Mexico: Anderson Museum Of Contemporary Art / 2020 American Art Awards

Thom Bierdz
3 min readJul 19, 2020


For 12 years, American Art Awards has decided the 25 Best Galleries and Museums in America. Among the criteria: years in business, industry reputation, online activity, location, size, exhibits, educational programs, represented artists and references from artists, clients and visitors.

Each year only one gallery or museum per state in 25 states is selected.

American Art Awards: “12 galleries and 22,000 sq ft of exhibition space. This important collection of photographs, paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture provides a snapshot of the evolving issues in art over the last 53 years since the 1967 inception of the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. In the last five years, AMoCA has welcomed 261 events, including partnering regularly partners with 46 community groups, schools and clubs to host everything from meetings and receptions to hands-on art activities and world-class performances. The American Art Awards is proud to proclaim the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art the Best Gallery or Museum in New Mexico, 2020, and one of the 25 Best Galleries and Museums in America.”


Opened its doors in 1994. Today, more than 500 diverse works ranging from figurative to non-objective are arguably New Mexico’s greatest source of knowledge and inspiration about contemporary visual art.


Please contact the museum for the latest info.


Web Site:

Address: 409 East College Blvd., Roswell, NM 88201

Phone: 575–623–5600

VIDEO OF MUSEUM HERE. annually awards 25 museums and galleries in spring, and with their critique in autumn, awards 300 artists (painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists).




Thom Bierdz

One of Medium’s TOP ART CONTRIBUTORS, award-winning author, actor, film-maker, painter. 12 books: 6 on art. President of WAA & AAA & ACCA.