New hotels are sexy and all, what with their fresh paint and as-yet-unstained carpeting. But new doesn’t always mean cool, because establishing a rep like that takes more than just a fresh face. Sometimes it takes decades of history, celebrity guests and local legendmaking to deem a hotel cool. Other times it’s imaginative use of old spaces like train stations and sharecroppers’ shacks, or filling your lobby with quizzical contemporary art. Read full story.
Michael Toya is following in the footsteps of his ancestors. The Jemez Pueblo artist braved the elements for three months as he completed a large-scale mural on the outside of the Nativo Lodge in Albuquerque.
“I’ve never done a mural or anything to this magnitude or scale,” Toya told the Albuquerque Journal. “At the beginning, it was intimidating...Read full story.
Nativo Lodge is thrilled to announce an eye-catching façade refresh featuring a large-scale, five-story mural by local artist Michael Toya. A vision of black and gold depicting a blend of Indigenous designs and geometric shapes, the mural will highlight centuries of Puebloan culture and the spirit of New Mexico was completed in August 2022. Committed to supporting and promoting the artistic and creative talent of New Mexico, Nativo Lodge is known for its artist rooms program, offering a one-of-a-kind experience where guests can sleep in works of art.
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Experience one of our Artist Guestrooms uniquely designed by local Native American artists. Receive: A stay in an Artist Guestroom, Late checkout, Beverage voucher for 2 cocktails or 2 local beers, 2 bottles of water, snacks & a Dreamcatcher. Book online or call 1-855-997-8221 & mention ARTEXP.
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