Lundeen Inn of the Arts
Lundeen Inn of the Arts, in Las Cruces, has seven artist-themed rooms showcasing notable New Mexico and Native American artists. The soaring great room holds more than 250 pieces for sale.
Don’t miss: Fifty hand-painted rosettes bedeck the gallery ceiling.
La Fonda on the Plaza
Artwork in La Fonda on the Plaza’s public spaces and guest rooms traces a century of Native American and local artists’ works. Pick up or download In Every Room: A Story of the Art to learn details.
Don’t miss: The Ira Lujan (Taos/Ohkay Owingeh) feather-and-antler chandelier in the mezzanine stairway.
Mountainair’s Shaffer Hotel, one of the state’s few remaining Pueblo Deco structures, is decorated inside and out with Native art patterns and whimsical outdoor rock mosaics by original owner Clem “Pop” Shaffer. La Galería, adjacent to the lobby, devotes its space to local artists to show and sell their works.
Don’t miss: Look for a bullet hole in the lobby’s ceiling behind the staircase, the result of a domestic row.