Admission is $10 / $8 Child, Senior 65+, Military, Teachers with ID. (Military? Ask us about our Blue Star Museum Program.)

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Ways to Save

The Sangre de Cristo Arts Center and Buell Children’s Museum offer visitors many options for discounted admission and membership. If you have any questions about these discounts, please contact (719) 295-7200.  Please note: Proof of discount must be presented at the time of purchase. No refunds will be issued for discounts requested after Admission. 

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Community Free Days

In order to ensure that every child and family can visit, we offer Pay As You Can basic admission* every other month.  Admission fees are waived all day! Visitors on this day are asked to please consider making a donation of admission - at any level - when visiting the Museum. 


First Friday Artwalks

Free First Friday Art Walks in 2021 are February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, ***, September 3, October 1, November 5, and December 3. 

*** The Sangre de Cristo Arts Center takes a three-month summer break from First Friday Art Walks in order to host its anniversary gala and Festival Fridays.


Military Discount

Save $5 off any membership level

A valid Active Military ID or Dependent ID

Senior 65+ Discount

$2 off adult admission

Valid ID or Driver's License with photo

Teacher Discount

Save $5 off an individual membership level

A valid work ID, union card, or paystub AND a photo ID

Student Discount

Save $5 off an individual membership level

A current student ID

Membership Financial Assistance

The Arts Center is pleased to be able to offer a limited number of need-based memberships each year. 

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  • Adults: $10
  • Children (3-16): $8
  • Children (Under 24 months): FREE
  • Members: FREE

*Basic admission includes entrance to the Buell Children’s Museum and Helen T. White Galleries.  Admission to special exhibits may have an extra fee.