ART EXHIBITIONS

COMMON GROUND: ART IN NEW MEXICO

COMMON GROUND: ART IN NEW MEXICO

Ongoing

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.

SCULPTURE GARDEN

SCULPTURE GARDEN

Ongoing

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.

African American Art from the Permanent Collection

African American Art from the Permanent Collection

Until May 4, 2014

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.

Behind Closed Doors:  Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492 - 1898

Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492 - 1898

Until May 18, 2014

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.

Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection

Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection

Jun 14, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

This unique collection of works of art by renowned artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude includes original drawings, sculptures, collages and photographs capturing the versatility, longevity and international scope of the duo’s extensive career.

Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage and Contemporary Artistry

Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage and Contemporary Artistry

Jun 28, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

Join us for a fun-filled exploration of the intriguing history of the bolo tie, New Mexico’s official state neckwear.