COMMON GROUND: ART IN NEW MEXICO
A permanent art exhibition highlighting significant and Museum-owned works from the late 19th century to the present day, including some that have never before been viewed by the public.
Now encompassing over 60 pieces, this primarily outdoor tour explores various themes, media, and techniques by prominent regional sculptors including Luis Jimenez, Alan Houser and Nora Naranjo-Morse among others.
Vernacular Architecture of New Mexico: Photographs by Robert Christensen
In 52 stunning black and white photographs, Belen based photographer Robert Christensen has documented in a spare compositional format, spontaneously designed buildings such as gas stations, garages, barns, bars, sheds, and shops.
African American Art from the Permanent Collection
This small installation in the Works on Paper gallery features drawings, prints, photographs, and paintings by African American artists who live in New Mexico, or have been inspired by the region.
Arte en la Charrería: The Artisanship of Mexican Equestrian Culture
This exhibition emphasizes the rich legacy of tradition and valor, of honor and custom and of war and peace that surrounds the Mexican charro.
Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492 - 1898
Behind Closed Doors explores the private lives and interiors of Spain’s New World elite from 1492 through the nineteenth century, focusing on the house as a principal repository of fine and decorative art.