Hondo is the home of one of New Mexico's most successful jewelry studios: featuring the work of artist Alice Warder Seely. Seely's pewter jewelry is purchased by over 500 galleries, national parks, and museum gift stores throughout the USA. Take a guided tour to see how molds are made, how jewelry is cast, hand finished, and packaged. Free gifts for children under 12. Buy direct at factory prices. Combine your visit with a visit to the Hondo Iris Farm. Open 8-4, Tuesday-Friday. 575. 653.4062 Mile Marker 286, Hwy 70 (between Ruidoso and Roswell).
One of New Mexico’s most beautiful gardens:over 400 varieties of prize winning bearded Iris, a hummingbird porch, a pond with a fountain, picnic tables, a wooded area and a gallery in a 100 year old adobe building. In addition, we are having a gigantic Iris Sale beginning July 25th featuring our new crop of hundreds of prize winning Irises. The garden is in bloom with native plants and blossoming bushes. Children and pets welcome, free admission. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 8-5, Sundays 10-4. Telephone 575-973-0006 24 miles east of Ruidoso, at mile marker 284 on Hwy. 70
Located in historic San Patricio, New Mexico;the Hurd Gallery is home to the spectacular art of the Hurd family: Peter Hurd, Henriette Wyeth Hurd, and their son, Michael Hurd. The gallery also features a selection of works by world renowned artists N.C. and Andrew Wyeth. We invite you to be our guests at the gallery and extend your stay in one of our five unique New Mexican style casitas, which can house between 2 to 10 guest. We also provide a scenic and unique location for weddings or gatherings!