Good friends, Joyce Growing Thunder and her family opened the Northern Plains world to Ted Coe.

The Coe Center is currently closed for the safety and health of the center’s staff and the public during the COVID-19 crisis. We are evaluating weekly when the center will reopen to the public.

Whether it be months in advance or you are just down the street—please don’t hesitate to reach out to us to schedule a visit.


Hours (currently closed due to COVID-19 and New Mexico State requirements)
• First Friday of each month 1-4 pm

• July and August Saturday 1-4 pm (closed July 4th weekend)

• Please call or email us for individual or group tours

• Closed Federal Holidays

Tel. (505) 983-6372
Email: info@coeartscenter.org


The Ralph T. Coe Center for the Arts is a private operating 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent of the Internal Revenue Code. Please invest it us by donating online or checks can be mailed to:
Ralph T. Coe Center for the Arts
1590 B Pacheco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505.
Your support enables us to engage artists, students, and their communities. Please remember us in your will or trust.

“All my life I’ve relied on this measured process of aesthetic absorption, whether the work is a Renaissance plaquette or a Native American wearing blanket. It involves returning over and again to the individual work of art. I revisit and bear constantly in mind the objects of my own collection, however large or small, to gain new insights. They are not trophies but instruments of passion, with the power to unexpectedly reveal mysteries.”

Ralph T. Coe

Founder, Coe Center for the Arts

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