Archinect: 100+ artist collective Meow Wolf brings their unique combination of architecture, art and technology to the Life is Beautiful festival in Vegas
"During the weekend of September 22 to 24, as part of the Life is Beautiful festival, Artists from Meow Wolf collaborated with artists from Las Vegas to create a temporary set of installations in Las Vegas’ abandoned Art Motel. "
September 25, 2017
Las Vegas Review Journal: Art scene puts eclectic stamp on Life is Beautiful
"The motel had several themed rooms and huts, each built and decorated by the artists."
September 23, 2017
Austin Chronicle : Day Trips: Meow Wolf, Santa Fe, N.M.
"The path you choose is a portal to alternative worlds of light, sound, and touch. "
September 22, 2017
Las Vegas Review Journal: 21 interactive rooms at Art Motel for Life is Beautiful
"Meow Wolf transformed the Art Motel into 21 interactive rooms at Life is Beautiful."
September 22, 2017
Albuquerque Journal: Meow Wolf takes over motel for Las Vegas fest
"Each motel room will be the vision of a different artist or artists."
September 22, 2017
KTNV: The art collective behind Life is Beautiful’s Art Motel
"Meow Wolf is bringing their psychedelic weirdness to the Life is Beautiful festival in Downtown Las Vegas this year..."
September 17, 2017
OK Diario: House of Eternal Return, una exposición que te llevará a otra dimension
"Una creación que viene de la mano del colectivo de artistas Meow Wolf que acabó por renovar un antigua bolera de la ciudad norteamericana de Santa Fe."
September 17, 2017
Condé Nast Traveler Spain: Esta Exposición de Arte Interactiva es lo más Cerca que vas a estar del País de las Maravillas
"...La casa del Eterno Retorno, una galería de arte interactiva que no se parece a nada que hayas visto antes. ¡Echa un vistazo!"
September 17, 2017
Navajo Times: Project tells kids, ‘Please paint on the walls’
"Kids at Navajo Nation Fair Kids’ Day got to contribute to a 3-D art installation that was a collaboration between the Navajo Nation Museum and Meow Wolf."
September 14, 2017
Collater.al: Meow Wolf’s House of Eternal Return is an incredible installation made up of portals that take you through a thousand different worlds and times.
"House of Eternal Return, Meow Wolf house which opens its doors to infinite realms."
September 14, 2017
The Know: Where to find Meow Wolf at this year’s Crush street art festival in RiNo
"To have an organization like Meow Wolf partner with Crush helps us continue our efforts to support artist’s creative freedom and educate the public about artist’s owning their copyright on the works they create..."
September 12, 2017
INSIDER: ‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin helped build a psychedelic fun house in Santa Fe…
"...since INSIDER design featured the art piece in a video on Facebook, the post has racked up over 9.6 million views and 236,000 shares."
September 5, 2017
DTLV (Downtown Las Vegas): Bring Your Imagination to Life Is Beautiful’s Art Motel
"More than 50 members of the Meow Wolf team will convert the abandoned motel at 225 North Seventh Street into a digital wonderland of art..."
August 31, 2017
San Fransisco Weekly: Missing Burning Man? Head to New Mexico for Zozobra instead
"At times the imaginative art at Meow Wolf feels very similar to the installations at Burning Man, but it’s definitely its own thing. They are sponsoring Zozobra this year, which is a no brainer considering the shared values between the festival and the museum."
August 29, 2017
Los Alamos Daily Post: Meow Wolf Sponsors 93rd Burning Of Zozobra
"“The Kiwanis are thrilled to share our passion for Zozobra, Santa Fe’s 93-year-old icon, with Santa Fe’s art powerhouse Meow Wolf,” "
August 21, 2017
Albuquerque Journal: Meow Wolf event manages to turn a bad attitude inside out!
"I very gently encouraged him to go, 'You have to take me to that or I’ll never speak to you again!'"
August 18, 2017
KOB4: Parade of Playhouses features Meow Wolf submission
"The playhouses are not only wonderful to see, but will be auctioned off to better the future of our children in New Mexico."
August 18, 2017
the new paper: Secret tunnels and surrealism in Santa Fe
"Part surreal Disney and part psychedelic penny arcade, the House of Eternal Return is what Salvador Dali might have built had he been tasked with designing a TV game show."
August 18, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf Summer In The Multiverse Film & Grand Finale
"The final weekend will include an amplified roster of aerialists, acrobats, musicians, magicians, storytellers, alien characters and more, along with DJ’s in the parking lot, free hands-on activities for kids in the David Loughridge Learning Center, and special surprises throughout each day."
August 17, 2017
LA Daily Post: Meow Wolf Releases New Film And Plans Grand Finale Weekend For Summer In The Multiverse
"Meow Wolf has announced a grand finale weekend Saturday Aug. 19 and Sunday Aug. 20 for their wildly popular Summer In The Multiverse program that features a cavalcade of more than 100 live performers at random in the House of Eternal Return."
August 16, 2017
The Guardian: Beach balls in Budapest and a giant Van Gogh: the best photos from around the world
" Coming in from the cold at the Meow Wolf tourist attraction "
August 11, 2017
Agence France-Presse: How ‘Game of Thrones’ is taking years off graying Santa Fe
""Part surreal Disney, part psychedelic penny arcade, The House of Eternal Return is what Salvador Dali might have built had he been tasked with designing a television game show.""
August 10, 2017
EDM Maniac: 5 Reasons Why You Should Attend Life Is Beautiful
"This year, they are bringing back a popular Art Motel installation that will be reimagined by Santa Fe art collective Meow Wolf."
August 9, 2017
KRQE NEWS 13: Santa Fe City Council grants Meow Wolf $1M for expansion
"Santa Fe City Council unanimously approved granting Meow Wolf $1 million to expand. The funds will help the arts collective buy and revamp a 52,000 square-foot manufacturing plant."
July 28, 2017
Hyperallergic : Interactive Art Center Meow Wolf Is Forging a New Business Model for Artists
"Meow Wolf has evolved from a ragtag group staging low-budget shows into a multimillion-dollar operation that employs more than 150 people."
July 25, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf DIY Fund Launches
"Meow Wolf started the fund last winter in response to the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, California. Many Meow Wolf artists had connections to those injured or killed in the fire. One of those lost at Ghost Ship, Chelsea Faith Dolan (Cherushii), collaborated on music for the House of Eternal Return exhibition in Santa Fe. "
July 25, 2017
HIPHOPDX: #DXclusive: Wake Self Enlists Meow Wolf Team For Electric “No Price Tags” Video
"Albuquerque Hip Hop staple Wake Self has enlisted the help of the talented team behind “The House Of Eternal Return” for his new video, “No Price Tags” featuring vocalist Alia Lucero."
July 20, 2017
The Denverite: Meow Wolf Denver location won’t be the Sportscastle, but decision to come here (or not) may come soon
"Meow Wolf wants to draw 1.5 million annual visitors to wherever it puts its new site, and the company predicts many people will need a place to park."
July 20, 2017
Santa Fe New Mexican: Meow Wolf raises $1M in two days to build creative studio
"An official for the WeFunder site said the effort “shattered the regulation investment crowd-funding record.” Dylan Enright, director of fundraising for WeFunder said, in a news release, “This is faster than any company before.”"
July 17, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf Collaborates With NM Appleseed & Parade of Playhouses
"Meow Wolf has joined New Mexico’s best builders and architects to create its own special custom playhouse for the New Mexico Appleseed Parade of Playhouses Gala that will be held Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Albuquerque BioPark Botanic Garden. Each team has constructed a playhouse to be auctioned off—or raffled off in the case of the Meow Wolf version—at the gala to support New Mexico Appleseed’s work that addresses the root causes of poverty through systemic change."
July 17, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf Concludes Crowdfunder Offering In Record Time
"As news broke on Saturday morning that renowned Santa Fe art collective Meow Wolf had opened a WeFunder investment crowdfunding campaign to offer shares to the general public, word began to spread on media outlets from Vancouver to Houston and from New York and Washington D.C to San Diego. "
July 17, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf To Launch Crowdfunder Campaign
"Now, anyone who loves Meow Wolf and believes in the group’s deep talent for dazzling audiences can become a shareholder of the company thanks to a new SEC mechanism that was passed just a few years ago as part of the JOBS Act."
July 15, 2017
Archinect: Art collective Meow Wolf’s cool new model for artists to make an excellent living
"Meow Wolf may have put the starving artist trope to rest."
July 13, 2017
Artsy: This 140-Person Art Collective Is Pursuing an Alternative Model for Artists to Make a Living
"In a time of increasing precarity for young and under-recognized artists, it’s hard to argue against the Meow Wolf model of creating well-paying jobs that don’t sacrifice creative freedom. Meow Wolf currently employs around 140 people, most of whom are in full-time positions."
July 13, 2017
Travel + Leisure : In Santa Fe, the Past Meets the Future
"You follow various passageways — through the fireplace, the refrigerator, a closet — and find yourself in fantastical worlds that cling to the periphery of the house like moss. There’s a forest of neon trees. A Star Trek–ian spaceship. A mobile home plunked down in the middle of a desert."
July 8, 2017
San Diego Magazine: 26 Ways to Explore Santa Fe
"The dozens of installations created by 150 artists are arranged as rooms that spill into one another, filled with everything from Technicolor trees to tripy bathrooms."
July 1, 2017
303 Magazine: WHY MEOW WOLF IS WORTH THE HYPE (AND THE 6 HOUR DRIVE)
"If you’ve never had a reason to visit Santa Fe, now you have one — an enormous psychedelic playhouse and art exhibit called The House of Eternal Return created by the art collective Meow Wolf."
June 27, 2017
Santa Fe New Mexican: Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne visits Meow Wolf
"Will the Flaming Lips visit Meow Wolf's underrated concert space for a show? Will it, as Facebook commenter Matthew Redington wrote, inspire a new Flaming Lips album?"
June 19, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf Matches Art Grants Funds To Sunburn
"Santa Fe art collective Meow Wolf has announced that they will match art grant funds donated to Sunburn 2017—a regional Burningman event held in Jemez, New Mexico this year from June 29 to July 2. Sunburn will extend their art grant deadline by two weeks to get the additional funds into the community and has invited Meow Wolf artists to apply for grants and bring their art to the regional Burn."
June 17, 2017
The Santa Fe Reporter: Not That Trinity… … but still explosive
"Meow Wolf is settling into its second year by quietly expanding its reach. On May 26, they unveiled their latest endeavor: Trinity Kitchen. "
June 14, 2017
The Know: Founder of Meow Wolf, Santa Fe’s acclaimed art playground, talks about its future in Denver’s scene
"Vince Kadlubek about his scouting trips to Denver for a new Meow Wolf space... which is likely to be announced this summer, as well as what the city and state are doing right when it comes to supporting the arts."
June 4, 2017
Albuquerque Journal: Meow Wolf moves into a summer ‘multiverse’
"The arts collective – which includes 100 artists fully employed – has ramped up some new ideas to make the infinite galaxy a bit more intimate, with musicians and other performing artists now populating the exhibit."
June 2, 2017
Reader's Digest: The 50 Best Family Travel Destinations In Each State
"How do you describe Meow Wolf? It's one part museum, one part amusement park, one part mystery waiting to be solved."
June 1, 2017
Albuquerque Business First: Meow Wolf’s expansion comes with hundreds of new jobs, funding
"Over the next five years, the new facility will create 250 permanent, full-time jobs for the state's creative sector."
May 26, 2017
Westword: Denver DIY Arts Groups Receiving $20,000 From the City, $34,000 From Meow Wolf
"For these grants, Meow Wolf followed the criteria laid out by Arts & Venues; Denver artists and organizations could also apply for grants through the $100,000 Meow Wolf pool."
May 24, 2017
The Santa Fe New Mexican : New Meow Wolf venture Trinity Kitchen
"The “trinity” in Trinity Kitchen refers to the “holy trinity” of Cajun cooking: onions, celery and bell pepper, a trio that forms the basis for almost every Cajun or Creole dish."
May 23, 2017
Blooloop: Meow Wolf – a wild howl of creativity in Santa Fe, New Mexico
"Plans for the future are to go bigger, more creative, more innovative."
May 23, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf Summer In The Multiverse
"Summer In The Multiverse is a season-long excursion where inter-dimensional travelers, musicians, performers, magicians, aerialists, acrobats, lighthouse keepers, belly dancers, fencers and storytellers from all across the cosmos have come to vacation. "
May 18, 2017
KRQE News 13: Santa Fe students create Meow Wolf inspired art-installation
"For its project with the Nina Otero fifth, seventh and eight graders, Chimera made 70 classroom visits, working directly with students and closely with school faculty."
May 13, 2017
Paste: House of Eternal Return Shows How a House Can Be a Game
"This is what House of Eternal Return presents to such tremendous effect. This is what games could potentially offer at a scope and scale that would be nearly impossible in a physical installation."
May 9, 2017
Meow Wolf: Meow Wolf Mad Bubble At Nina Otero School
"Over the past eight months, 270 fifth, seventh, and eighth graders at Nina Otero Community School have been working alongside Meow Wolf artists to create a 600-square-foot immersive installation at their Southside Santa Fe school."
May 2, 2017
Stereogum: Brother Ali – “Never Learn” Video
"For his new Meow Wolf-directed video for the lilting and self-affirming new song “Never Learn,” Ali visited Dar Al Islam, a Muslim worship center in the New Mexico desert."
May 1, 2017
The Santa Fe New Mexican : Meow Wolf to convert Caterpillar plant into exhibit manufacturing facility
"A former Caterpillar plant on the south end of Santa Fe will become a fabrication, welding, wood shop, art, design and manufacturing facility that will feed Meow Wolf’s creative exhibits as the arts production business expands nationally."
April 20, 2017
Albuquerque Business First: Meow Wolf celebrates birthday with fund for schools, nonprofits
"Meow Wolf's House of Eternal Return had much to celebrate during its first birthday last month, so it decided to share its wealth."
April 18, 2017
Thrillist: This 20000-Square-Foot Psychedelic Funhouse…
"If you've been waiting for an excuse to get yourself to Santa Fe, this is it."
April 6, 2017
"Children and adults spend hours wondering through the two-story fantasy house, which offers hands-on 21st Century experimental art."
March 30, 2017
Blooloop: Meow Wolf, Santa Fe’s “Explorable Attraction” Tops 400k Visitors in 1st Year
"We want to grow. We want to reach more people, reach more artists, create more things. We’re in this growth moment; it’s been a real challenge to reconcile business with an arts collective."
March 17, 2017
az central: Meow Wolf: Can you solve this mind-bending mystery?
"Artists spent countless hours developing magazine articles, postcards, diary entries and computer posts designed to advance the narrative of the House of Eternal Return. "
February 27, 2017
KOB4: Revamped Meow Wolf reopens with portals to other dimensions
"Beyond creating a giant new portal, the artists at Meow Wolf are using every square inch of the exhibit to create hidden treasures."
February 8, 2017
Albuquerque Business First: Meow Wolf visits spike following reopening
"Meow Wolf scored its own touchdown during Super Bowl weekend when attendance of its Santa Fe art installation more than tripled following its grand re-opening Feb. 1."
February 7, 2017
Albuquerque Business First: Who’s afraid of the big, bad (and growing) Meow Wolf?
"In addition to becoming one of the biggest draws in New Mexico, the art installation in Santa Fe is raising millions of dollars, creating hundreds of jobs, venturing into virtual reality and plotting expansion outside New Mexico. "
February 2, 2017
National Post: Into a mystery: Things can get a little weird at Santa Fe’s House of Eternal Return
"Visitors of all ages seem to be having great fun trying to solve the puzzle. The level of detail is truly astonishing and we are only scratching the surface of this multi-layer story. I’m sure it will take many visits to figure out the ultimate fate of this fictional family."
January 23, 2017
Vice/Creators: Meet the George R.R. Martin-Endorsed New Mexico Collective Saving America’s DIY Venues
"Technology aside, Meow Wolf’s most noble advancement in the coming year is a new initiative offering assistance and funds to young DIY spaces."
January 22, 2017
UploadVR: Art Collective Supported By George R.R. Martin Gets Into VR
"For their VR initiative, Meow Wolf wants to find PC-based solutions with haptic feedback while also embracing mobile-based content and filling in space in their physical location."
January 15, 2017
Smithsonian Magazine: The New Art Scene Transforming Santa Fe
"In an upstairs office, I found the Perry Mason crowd: visitors of various ages pulling books from shelves, riffling through spiral notebooks, unpinning papers from a bulletin board, and clicking through files on a computer."
January 15, 2017
KQED Arts: The 10 Best Bay Area Albums of 2016: David Last and Cherushii, ‘Plasma Plex’
"As its title suggests, Plasma Plex is a soundtrack — to a video arcade inside Meow Wolf, a multi-disciplinary... art installation in Santa Fe, NM. "
December 22, 2016
CBS News: America’s most Instagrammed landmarks, by state
"Meow Wolf, an immersive art collective in Santa Fe, is New Mexico's most Instagrammed destination. "
December 20, 2016
Meow Wolf starts fund for DIY artists in response to Oakland fire
"In the aftermath of the Oakland Ghost Ship fire that killed 36 people, art collective Meow Wolf announced it's creating a fund to support do-it-yourself music and arts spaces."
December 13, 2016
c|net: Halloween gets bizarre at George R.R. Martin’s sci-fi fun house
"As the 3-hour Halloween experience goes on, it becomes clear there's some sort of narrative arc to the evening and The Charter is losing control, not only of the environment, but of themselves."
October 29, 2016
The Santa Fe New Mexican : Review: Details of Meow Wolf’s ‘House of Halloween’ create new universe
"I urge you to slow down and look at all the details so you can see and truly take in the intensity of it all. Each of the creatures and performance pieces offers a bit of wisdom, insight or imagery that will stick with you."
October 20, 2016
Albuquerque Business First: Meow Wolf and other NM haunted houses scare up big business
"Americans are spending more than ever this Halloween, and Albuquerque's haunted houses are reaping the benefits. (You know, like the Grim Reaper.)"
October 18, 2016
Albuquerque Journal: Surreal Halloween: “Tim Burton meets Shel Silverstein meets a rave” at Meow Wolf
"The Halloween dimension is opening, thinning the veil between worlds, allowing a spillover of numerous fantastical creatures that set up a battle between the forces of chaos and agents of order."
October 6, 2016
El Paso Times: Meow Wolf’s sensation in Santa Fe
" What happens when hundreds of artists take over an old bowling alley and put on a show?"
July 30, 2016
Los Angeles Times: Is Meow Wolf an art complex? Maybe, but it’s more like an immersive Twilight Zone in Santa Fe
"Meow Wolf, which opened in March, is the creation of 150 young artists who created 70 immersive spaces that appear helter-skelter inside the house."
July 27, 2016
The Denver Post: In Meow Wolf’s house, the future of art is already at the table
"At Meow Wolf, it’s out with minimal and in with overload."
April 14, 2016
NPR: DIY Artists Paint The Town Strange, With Some Help From George R.R. Martin
"So, they started their own DIY venue in a defunct barbershop. As the collective grew in size and popularity... their immersive shows grew more elaborate."
March 27, 2016
Albuquerque Business First: Two New Mexico creative startups get national spotlight
"Two graduates of the Creative Startups business accelerator were featured this week with write-ups in The New York Times Style Magazine, casting a national spotlight on the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and proving what business accelerators and economic development organizations can do for entrepreneurs in the state."
March 25, 2016
The New York Times: The House That Art, Fantasy and Mystery Built
"Needless to say, nothing about this work of art is behind velvet ropes. Hands-on exploring — call it snooping — is de rigueur."
March 21, 2016
Pyragraph: Meow Wolf: The Newfangled and Undefinable
"If by this point you have not heard about Meow Wolf, you have our permission to crawl out from whatever giant robot’s foot you’ve been hiding under."
February 24, 2016
Los Angeles Times: Art collective builds a dream house in Santa Fe with millions of dollars — and junk
"These immersive shows — a psychedelic cave, a junk-filled dome — have grown progressively more elaborate. Now, after years of surviving on shoestring budgets, Meow Wolf has persuaded investors to pour millions of dollars into something even bigger."
February 23, 2016
Albuquerque Journal: ‘Like nothing you’ve ever seen before’: Meow Wolf’s art mansion of fun should open early next year
"Welcome to the House of Eternal Return – or at least to the concept that is rapidly becoming concrete."
October 9, 2015
Albuquerque Journal: Meow Wolf’s latest futuristic project bends time and space
"It’s 21st Century experimental art that we want to build into the No. 1 family attraction in New Mexico for years to come."
July 13, 2015
The Santa Fe Reporter: Meow Wolf revitalizes its focus on music
"...the musical offerings that take place within the new space will begin to take on a higher level of priority within the collective’s infrastructure."
March 25, 2015
The Guardian: How George RR Martin is helping stem Santa Fe’s youth exodus
"Meow Wolf had announced that Martin was contributing $2.7m to back the collective’s ambitious new project: turning a dusty, abandoned 20,000 square foot bowling alley into The House of Eternal Return."
February 11, 2015
Empty Kingdom: EK Interview: Meow Wolf
"Our purpose is to create collaborative, multi-media, immersive installation. We believe that a maximalist aesthetic is far more interesting, fun, and accessible, and thus we like to fill every inch of our project’s space with color, texture, sound, video, etc."
November 8, 2013
San Antonio Express News: Luminaria is going big
"Meow Wolf will be taking over all of the Women's Pavilion with “Nimbus,” an immersive, interactive, multimedia piece."
March 6, 2013
Adobe Airstream: Lounge Cruise with the Due Return
"The Due Return, living in something called TD +31, is, as art installations go, a very big, elaborate,crafty ship with many appurtenances, nooks, portholes, environments and stuff – as well as submariney lighting that occasioned development of an Iphone app called Elixir."
July 1, 2011
Bad at Sports: Time Traveling Santa Fe : Meow Wolf and The Due Return
" The Due Return is a massive collaborative endeavor with multimedia facets that range from a large fabricated digital archives to live performances to sculpture."
June 5, 2011