Built in the early 1940s as State Fair Administration Offices, the building was converted to the Fine Arts Galery in the late '50s as the Fair grew exponentially. Today the Fine Arts Gallery sits as one of the crown jewels of the property, regularly hosting some of the most prestigious art shows in the region, not to mention New Mexico. It's also home to the New Mexico State Fair's extensive and awe-inspiring permanent collection, composed of artwork collected over a span of almost eight decades that showcases some of the finest--and most famous--New Mexican artists of all time. The Fine Arts Gallery is the premier location in central New Mexico for high-brow art shows. From painting to sculpture, the Fine Arts Gallery can be your multimedia paradise; a transformative venue that can turn almost any work of art into a masterpiece. The Fine Art Gallery is also quite suitable for weddings and receptions.