The Art of NMSA
Welcome To New Mexico School for the Arts
NMSA helps students cultivate their own artistic voice, fostering broad intellectual development, so that in addition to developing strong technique, students will begin to refine their personal artistic vision and purpose, and the means to communicate that vision through their art.
Recent Blog Posts
Sole Source Request
ArtSpring 2023: An Inside Look
NMSA Residential Program Groundbreaking Ceremony
LINDA JOY KRULL 1948 – 2022
NMSA Open House
Guest Artist Program
New Perspectives to Fuel Creativity, Experimentation, and Imagination
Curtis Tawlst Santiago
Jami Porter Lara
Robyn Mineko Williams
Debbie & Charlie Carillo
Points of Pride
New Mexico School for the Arts fosters a culture of respect to self, others, and the community at-large. We have created an education that supports the whole student: as an artist, a scholar, and a citizen. Our reach is statewide; students from across New Mexico are positively impacted by our programs.
US Dept of Education National Blue Ribbon School
In 2016, NMSA was designated by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School
One of Edutopia's
“Schools that Work”
NMSA has been recognized by Edutopia (George Lucas Educational Foundation) as one of their “Schools that Work.”
NMSA is a Digital Promise “Case Study” School
Digital Promise is a national center created by the United States Congress to advance technologies that transform teaching and learning.
Higher than Average
NMSA’s average composite SAT score is 14% higher than the state average.
Hugo Pizano ’17
Where Passion Leads to Extraordinary Results
If you believe in the power of the arts, and want to support young artists, please consider giving to our arts program so we can continue to help students thrive!