General Meow Wolf FAQs

What is Meow Wolf?

Meow Wolf is an arts and entertainment group which began in and is still based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We established in 2008 as an art collective. We create immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of storytelling. Our work is a combination of jungle gym, haunted house, children’s museum and immersive art exhibit. Find out more about Meow Wolf »

Where did the name Meow Wolf come from?

At the very first meeting of the collective in 2008, everyone put two words into a hat. Then they picked two random words out of the hat and got “Meow Wolf.”

How many Meow Wolf’s are there?

Currently we have one physical location open in Santa Fe, NM. It’s our original location. This exhibit is specifically called the House of Eternal return. In 2019 we’re opening a dark ride, The Kaleidoscape, in Denver. We have 3 whole new Meow Wolf exhibition spaces opening: Las Vegas in 2020, Denver in 2021 and Washington DC in 2022.

Is Meow Wolf a nonprofit?

Meow Wolf is not a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Meow Wolf is a Public Benefit Corporation with a dual bottom line for social impact and profit. Chimera, the branch of Meow Wolf that runs the Learning Center, is a non-profit and can receive tax-deductible donations.

How does Meow Wolf get funding?

Meow Wolf has received economic development funds from the City of Santa Fe and the State of New Mexico as well as funding from private investors. Meow Wolf is also funded by its ticket sales, merchandise sales and other revenue streams.

Is Meow Wolf hiring?

Possibly! We occasionally hire. Click here to view open jobs at Meow Wolf.

Where can I find the FAQ for Meow Wolf Santa Fe?

Santa Fe FAQ