ART EXHIBITIONS

Common Ground

Common Ground

Ongoing

A bold reinstallation of Albuquerque Museum's permanent collection emphasizes real New Mexico. 

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.

Revolt 1680-2180: Virgil Ortiz, 2016 Artist-in-Residence

Revolt 1680-2180: Virgil Ortiz, 2016 Artist-in-Residence

Until Jun 30, 2017

Summer artist-in-residence transforms Albuquerque Museum
into Pueblo Revolt. Cochiti Pueblo artist, potter, fashion designer and photographer Virgil Ortiz to install work July 19 - 31, 2016.

Taos Moderns

Taos Moderns

Ongoing

Confluence of cultures and perspectives in Taos seen in Albuquerque Museum’s exhibition of works on paper.

September 24, 2016 - March 19, 2017

Hollywood Southwest: New Mexico in Film and Television

Hollywood Southwest: New Mexico in Film and Television

Until Aug 27, 2017

From Billy the Kid to Breaking Bad, movies and television have portrayed and marketed our state into the present day. Guest curated by American cultural historian Paul Andrew Hutton, this pop culture exhibit includes westerns, war movies, comedy, and science fiction.

Spirit of Creation

Spirit of Creation

Until Nov 5, 2017

Spirit of Creation: Works on Paper by Native American Artists from the Permanent Collection
 

Chasing the Cure to Albuquerque: Tuberculosis and Social Change

Chasing the Cure to Albuquerque: Tuberculosis and Social Change

Until Oct 29, 2017

Chasing the Cure will show the significant historical impact of tuberculosis  and how New Albuquerque expanded socially, politically, and economically as a result of TB in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Focus on Youth 2017

Focus on Youth 2017

May 6, 2017 to Jun 4, 2017

Annual juried exhibition of over 100 photographs by high school students in photography programs across the city. Works explore a variety of techniques including silver prints, digital photography, special techniques and artist books. This year’s exhibition has the addition of a new category for digital short films.

Exhibition co presented by the Albuquerque Public Schools Fine Arts program and Albuquerque Museum.

The Leekya Family: Master Carvers of Zuni Pueblo

The Leekya Family: Master Carvers of Zuni Pueblo

Jun 24, 2017 to Sep 24, 2017

Zuni carver Leekya Deyuse emerged in the early 1900s as the preeminent maker of stone figural sculptures, fetishes, mosaic work and figural jewelry in the 20th century

When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection

When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection

Sep 30, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017

Recognizing the significance of the art of his own time, Financier Roy R. Neuberger acquired work by a remarkable selection of modern masters, including Alexander Calder, Stuart Davis, Willem de Kooning, Marsden Hartley, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Jackson Pollock. "When Modern Was Contemporary" illuminates the artistic transformations that took place in the U.S. during the first half of the twentieth century.