Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Meow Wolf in Santa Fe
While at the UCDA Design Summit, I kept hearing about something called Meow Wolf and was repeatedly told that I needed to check it out. On the last day of my trip, I took a cab...and boy am I glad I did! Located in a converted bowling alley, this art complex first greets you with these mammoth art pieces in its parking lot.
The tagline on Kickstarter: "Meow Wolf and George RR Martin join forces to produce an art complex featuring the most insane art experience imaginable." Insane is right; in a good way! Once you pay your admission, you enter the front yard of a house located inside the gallery. I kept thinking, what the heck is this place?
As I entered the two-story home, I saw the coat closet located under the stairs. Someone was exiting it.
What the hell. I went in, too. Every door led to a new gallery and a new experience.
Place your hand here to open the door to another room. It's like Star Trek!
A band was setting up.
An 80's Arcade:
A black light undersea wonderland:
Musical dinosaur bones that all played different notes when touched.
And then suddenly, I opened a door and was back in the kitchen.
I could have spent two entire days exploring. It was like a cracked out version of Disneyland where I saw young and old exploring this amazing complex together. If you're in Santa Fe, do not miss this place!
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