National Hispanic Cultural Center

Albuquerque

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Traditional & contemporary Hispanic artwork lauded by Fodor's & Frommer's delights eyes while fajitas & sopapillas delight tongues

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Without frequent exposure to art, viewers may struggle to discern whether they’re looking at an impressionist masterpiece or out a heavily smudged window. Start your eye-training with today’s Groupon to the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Children ages 16 and under, as well as members of the NHCC, are admitted for free. Admission is also free for everyone on Sundays. Choose from the following options:

  • For $12, you get an art museum outing for two (a $26 value), which includes the following:
  • Admission for two (up to a $6 value)
  • $20 worth of Hispanic fare at the onsite La Fonda del Bosque Restaurant

  • For $19, you get an art museum outing for four (a $42 value), which includes the following:
  • Admission for four (up to a $12 value)
  • $30 worth of Hispanic fare at the onsite La Fonda del Bosque Restaurant

  • For $3, you get art museum admission for two (up to a $6 value).

All options include 20% off at La Tiendita, the museum’s gift shop.

The National Hispanic Cultural Center, which has earned the attention of Frommer’s and Fodor’s, guides visitors on a journey through Hispanic culture with an art museum, library, and restaurant. The center’s art museum tantalizes eyes with a permanent collection full of work from traditional craftspeople and contemporary visionaries as well as exceptionally talented burros. Current exhibitions include A Room of Her Own: My Mother’s Altar, an installation created by Sandra Cisneros, acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street. Meanwhile, the center’s research library assembles 12,500 titles on Hispanic culture and history, and archives preserve documents in a haven more temperature-controlled than a refrigerator built out of air-conditioners. Exhibits offer glimpses into Hispanic life, such as the current Visas to Freedom, which recounts the valiant efforts of Spanish diplomats to save Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

Rumbling stomachs quiet at La Fonda del Bosque Restaurant, which teases taste buds with a menu of authentic Hispanic fare for breakfast and lunch. Early morning art admirers resist the urge to eat the masterpieces by filling up on chili-marinated pork, eggs, and hash browns ($9.50), and midday munchers nosh on a buffet Tuesday–Saturday ($10.75/person). Visitors also enjoy 20% off at La Tiendita, the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s gift shop, which will host a holiday shopping fair on Saturday, November 26.

National Hispanic Cultural Center

The National Hispanic Cultural Center promotes the events and traditions of hispanic culture with an art museum, library, and store. The center’s art museum tantalizes eyes with a permanent collection full of work from traditional craftspeople and contemporary visionaries. Rotating current exhibitions showcase various collections including installations by Sandra Cisneros, acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street or collections of 200 beautiful clay figurines. Meanwhile, the center’s research library assembles 12,500 titles on Hispanic culture and history, and archives preserve documents in a haven more temperature-controlled than a refrigerator built out of air-conditioners. Exhibits offer glimpses into Hispanic life, such as Visas to Freedom, which recounts the valiant efforts of Spanish diplomats to save Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

Customer Reviews

The restaurant is great and I look forward to enjoying some of the future cultural events.
Adrienne B. · December 11, 2011
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    Albuquerque

    1701 4th St.

    Albuquerque, NM 87102

    +15057669858

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