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.

Works on Paper Gallery: Featuring Frederick Hammersley

Works on Paper Gallery: Featuring Frederick Hammersley

Until May 31, 2015

Internationally renowned artist and longtime Albuquerque resident Frederick Hammersley was most famous for his abstract paintings and prints, and as one of the four "Abstract Classicists" celebrated in a 1959 exhibition of that same name. In conjunction with Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux Arts, the Albuquerque Museum is proud to present a selection of Hammersley's works on paper from a recent gift from the Frederick Hammersley Foundation.

Visualizing Albuquerque

Visualizing Albuquerque

Jan 31, 2015 to May 10, 2015

At the heart of the city-wide On the Map: Unfolding Albuquerque Art + Design exhibition collaboration, the Albuquerque Museum’s exhibition titled Visualizing Albuquerque, curated by Joseph Traugott, will investigate the unique history and present of central New Mexico art and serve as an umbrella for institutional partners.

All Over the Map: The Ongoing Dialogue of Public Art

All Over the Map: The Ongoing Dialogue of Public Art

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

All Over the Map: The Ongoing Dialogue of Public Art will highlight the past 50 years of public art in the region.

Rad Gadgets

Rad Gadgets

Feb 21, 2015 to Aug 1, 2015

What the (bleep) is that? A Rad Gadget! Rad Gadgets will inspire visitors to explore the Museum’s collection of antique and vintage gadgets, with an eye toward recycling.

 Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe

May 30, 2015 to Aug 9, 2015

Killer Heels explores fashion’s most provocative accessory. From the high platform chopines of sixteenth-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos gracing today’s runways and red carpets, the exhibition looks at the high-heeled shoe’s rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination.