Museum Admission: $10 Adults  

$8 Children, Military, Seniors 65+

Members Always Free  

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Safe Museum Experience

Welcome the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center!

As we begin our phased reopening, we will do so in the safest manner possible and have worked with government officials to keep our staff and visitors safe. It is only with your cooperation that we can succeed in opening our doors to the public again.  

Please note the following changes:

Preparing for your visit:

Our museums are now open Wednesday - Saturday!

Helen T. White Galleries: 10 am - 3 pm
Buell Children's Museum: 10 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 3 pm.
For more information: (719) 295-7200

  • A timed ticket is now required for all guests.  To secure your booking, please click here. (We recommend you read this entire page first!)
  • Members: Your admission is still free, but you must reserve a time. Click on the 2nd option which says "I'm a member" when reserving your tickets. 
  • Arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your ticketed time.
  • You may arrive anytime within your designated time block, but will be asked to leave when the museum closes at the end of your time block.
  • For now, a ticket is good for either the Helen T. White Galleries or the Buell Children's Museum. You will choose which one when reserving your time slot. If you'd like to visit the other building, please let someone at the front desk know and they'll check for occupancy. 

Things to know:

By purchasing a ticket to our museum you agree to the following visitation policies developed in compliance with guidelines and requirements related to COVID-19:

  • If you are feeling ill, or running a fever of 100.4 or higher, please stay home. 
  • All guests over the age of three must wear a face covering during their visit.
  • Be aware that capacity limits apply to galleries and activity stations and there may be a short wait to enter. 
  • Buildings now have 1-way traffic where possible.  Please look for entrance/exit signage above doorways. 

What is currently on view?
"Inspiration: Dale Chihuly, James Mongrain and Vintage Venetians from the George R. Stroemple Collection," "Glass Art from Around the Region," "Fumio Sawa: Meditations on Truth & Beauty," "Gray & Gray: 75 Years of Working in Dirt," and "A Spirit of Tradition" are open in the Helen T. White Galleries with social distancing measures in place.

"Adventures in Art: From the Pyramids to the Printing Press" is open in the Buell Children's Museum with social distancing measures in place.  Based on some play area restrictions, this exhibit is best for ages 5+.

Can I visit the Gift Shop?
The Three Peaks Boutque Gift Shop will be open by appointment Wednesday -Saturday. 

Guided tours are available.
Did you know that we are offering private tours for groups of 4-9 people? Admission is $10 per person ($5 for members) with the option to add a donation at the end of the tour. To set up your tour, call (719) 295-7200 ext 7208 today.  Guided tour participants still abide by the safety protocols of the campus.

Other FAQs:

Do members have to reserve a time to visit the museum?
Yes - even members must reserve their time to visit the museum.  Admission is still free, but we must adhere to capacity restrictions which only timed ticketing allows. 

What if I cannot wear a mask due to health reasons?
A face covering of some kind is required for all guests.  If a mask is not an option, you may use a face shield.  If a covering is not possible, please wait for restrictions to be lifted before you visit. 

What about large events?
Unfortunately, large events are not allowed at this time. 

Will there be closed areas?
The Helen T. White Building will have the following areas closed:
   -Gift Shop (unless an appointment is scheduled)
   -Some restrooms

The Buell Children's Museum will have the following areas closed:
   -Kid Rock Cafe
   -Upstairs restrooms
   -Sensations Tunnel
   -Magic Carpet Theater

What safety measures are in place?
The Arts Center is operated in accordance with guidelines established by the Pueblo County Health Department and the City and County of Pueblo. We ask that you observe all signage and instruction provided at the Center and we reserve the right to ask anyone not following safety measures to leave the premises. 

Will you have a performing arts season?
The 2020-2021 performing arts series will be a new format and is expected to start January 2021. 

Will you have Festival Fridays?
The 2020 summer series of Festival Fridays is cancelled.

How did COVID-19 affect the Arts Center?
Find out here.