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Current Exhibitions

A Place Like No Other: Two Views of the New Mexico Landscape (Governor’s Gallery)

Exhibition of the work of Sheldon Parsons and Eliot Porter in the Governor’s Gallery on the 4th floor of the ...

On display through April 13, 2018, at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Connie Garcia: A Lifetime of Art

This exhibition showcases a lifetime of beautifully creative work by the late Las Cruces artist Connie ...

On display through April 01, 2018, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

Crafting Memory: The Art of Community in Peru

This exhibition explores the new directions taken by current Peruvian folk artists during the recent decades of social ...

On display through March 10, 2019, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Horizons: People & Place in New Mexican Art

Drawn primarily from the New Mexico Museum of Art’s extensive collection, Horizons shows the wide and dynamic ...

On display through November 25, 2018, at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Shifting Light : Photographic Perspectives

Shifting Light offers a twenty-first century perspective on the museum’s long-term engagement with the popular ...

On display through October 07, 2018, at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Contact: Local to Global

Contact: Local to Global highlights the engagement of artists with New Mexico, the New Mexico Museum of Art with ...

On display through April 29, 2018, at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Out of the Box: The Art of the Cigar

From the 1880s into the early 20th century, cigar manufacturers provided an avenue for the lithographic arts to ...

On display through February 28, 2018, at the New Mexico History Museum

Stepping Out: 10,000 Years of Walking the West

Footwear is evocative. It tells us about belonging, love, and social aspiration, reflecting the lives of makers and ...

On display through September 03, 2018, at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Quilts of Southwest China

Chinese quilts have received little attention from scholars, collectors, or museums.  The examples featured here ...

On display through January 21, 2018, at the Museum of International Folk Art

The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!)

The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!) celebrates this popular art form with over 175 examples from ...

On display through March 18, 2018, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center

Negotiate, Navigate, Innovate: Strategies Folk Artists Use in Today’s Global Marketplace in the Mark Naylor & Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience

The  Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience is an experimental gallery inside the Museum of International ...

On display through July 16, 2018, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Voices of the Counterculture in the Southwest

At a time when concerts and gatherings on the West Coast gave birth to 1967’s infamous “Summer of ...

On display through February 11, 2018, at the New Mexico History Museum

No Idle Hands: The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art

Tramp art is the product of industry, a style of woodworking from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that made use ...

On display through September 16, 2018, at the Museum of International Folk Art

¡Aquí Estamos: The Heart of Arte!

¡Aquí Estamos: The Heart of Arte! celebrates the NHCC Art Museum’s growing permanent collection ...

On display through December 31, 2018, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center

EXTENDED! I-Witness Culture: Frank Buffalo Hyde

Artist Frank Buffalo Hyde (Onondaga/Nez Perce) believes it is the artist’s responsibility to represent the times ...

On display through April 30, 2018, at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

New Mexico Colonial Home – Circa 1815

The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

Icons of Exploration

Showcases some of the Museum’s most celebrated objects including a real "moon rock," rare replicas of the first ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Museum of Space History

The Cowboy Way: Drawings by Robert ’Shoofly’ Shufelt

The first artwork ever to be displayed at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum belonged to Robert ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Museum of Space History

Generations

The Museum’s first permanent exhibit takes visitors on an odyssey through 150 generations over 4,000 years of ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy

Will Rogers noted that Fred Harvey “kept the West in food—and wives.” But the company’s Harvey ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

Multiple Visions: A Common Bond

Multiple Visions: A Common Bond has been the destination for well over a million first-time and repeat visitors to the ...

On long-term display at the Museum of International Folk Art

Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time The archaeological and historic roots of America’s oldest capital city

Now 400 years old, Santa Fe was once an infant city on the remote frontier.  Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time, on ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now, the main exhibition of the New Mexico History Museum, sweeps across more ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

Treasures of Devotion/Tesoros de Devoción

Treasures of Devotion/Tesoros de Devoción contains bultos, retablos, and crucifijos dating from the late 1700s ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

Segesser Hide Paintings

Though the source of the Segesser Hide Paintings is obscure, their significance cannot be clearer: the hides are rare ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

The Buchsbaum Gallery of Southwestern Pottery

The Buchsbaum Gallery features each of the Pueblos of New Mexico and Arizona in a selection of pieces that represent ...

On long-term display at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Here, Now and Always

Here, Now, and Always is a major exhibition based on eight years of collaboration among Native American elders, ...

On long-term display at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park
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Negotiate, Navigate, Innovate: Strategies Folk Artists Use in Today’s Global Marketplace

The  Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience is an experimental gallery inside the Museum of International
more »

Here, Now and Always

Here, Now, and Always is a major exhibition based on eight years of collaboration among Native American elders,
more »

The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!)

The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!) celebrates this popular art form with over 175 examples from
more »