Visiting Art Vault

3,500 square feet of exhibition space in the heart of the Santa Fe Railyard Arts District

Nancy Burson, Method and Apparatus for Producing an Image of a Person's Face at a Different Age, 1976, gelatin silver print on fiber paper. © Nancy Burson, collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation. Photo by Jamie Stukenberg

On View at Art Vault

Networked Nature, an exhibition of Digital & Media artworks that connect with nature’s creative energy

Thiago Rocha Pitta, Danaë nos jardins de górgona ou nostalgia da pangeia, 2011, single-channel digital video (color, sound), monitor or projector. © Thiago Rocha Pitta, collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation.

Showcasing Digital & Media Art

Artworks from the Thoma Foundation collection are on view year-round, rotating seasonally

Christian Marclay, Lids and Straws (One Minute) (composite), 1995-98, single-channel digital video (color, silent), monitor or projector. © Christian Marclay, collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation.

Current Exhibition

Saint Somebody addresses the theme of sacred people and icons in global societies, with artwork from the 1700s through the present

Carla Gannis, The Garden of Emoji Delights, 2014, single-channel 4k video (color, silent). © Carla Gannis, collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation.

Welcome to Art Vault

Wonder Woman posing
Dara Birnbaum, Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978, single-channel digital video (color, sound). © Dara Birnbaum, collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation.

Art Vault is the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation’s newest exhibition space, and the only digital art collection open to the public in the Southwest United States. We are a nonprofit gallery sharing algorithmic, interactive, and video art with exhibitions rotating seasonally.

 

 

 

Learn More

Wonder Woman posing
Dara Birnbaum, Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978, single-channel digital video (color, sound). © Dara Birnbaum, collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation.

Exhibitions

We curate experiences from our collection of contemporary, historic, and global digital art. Large-scale digital and video installations and digital artworks invite viewers to broaden their understanding of technology with innovative perspectives on the human experience.

 

Woman touching a hanging plant with abstract art in background

Networked Nature: How nature nourishes digital culture. 21 artworks on view

Sommerer & Mignonneau, Eau de Jardin (Two Plants), 2004. © Sommerer & Mignonneau, Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation
Artwork featuring emojis in a triptych

Saint Somebody: Sacred technology across four centuries of art. 14 artworks on view

Carla Gannis, The Garden of Emoji Delights, 2014. © Carla Gannis, Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation

Events

As public gatherings become safe, we look forward to announcing exhibition openings, participating in Last Friday Art Walks, and hosting public events with guest artists and scholars. Please check back soon for event announcements.

 

 

 


Location & Hours

Art Vault building exterior

540 S. Guadalupe St.
In the Santa Fe Railyard Arts District
Santa Fe, NM 87501
info@thomafoundation.org

Visiting Art Vault: Please adhere to our guidelines for a safe and respectful visit. View our health and safety policies.

Hours: Thursday-Saturday 10am to 5pm

Admission: Free and open to the public

Parking: Paid street parking is available by the hour

Entry to galleries will be restricted to the East side, Guadalupe Street entrance. Please exit galleries through the West side double doors.

Accessibility: Art Vault is partially accessible to visitors using a wheelchair. The first floor exhibition space is widely accessible. Second floor access requires the use of a stairway.

Art Vault building exterior