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VIRTUAL Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe

Alexander Girard was one of the most influential interior and textile designers of the 20th century. Alexander Girard: ...

On display through December 31, 2021, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Looking Back Reflecting on Collections

How does a museum acquire its collections? Are they purchased or donated? Where is everything stored, and how are ...

On display through March 07, 2021, at the New Mexico History Museum

Sewing Stories of Displacement

Throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, moments of violence, political upheaval, and natural ...

On display through March 28, 2021, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Alcoves 2020 #3 ON DISPLAY FEBRUARY 15, 2020 - APRIL 12, 2020

The third of six rotations of five artists at various career stages living and working in New Mexico ...

On display through December 06, 2020, at the New Mexico Museum of Art

From Combat to Carpet: The Art of Afghan War Rugs

The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents From Combat to Carpet: The Art of Afghan War Rugs, opening ...

On display through September 05, 2021, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Yokai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan

Vivid in Japanese art and imagination are creatures that are at once ghastly and comical. Yôkai is a catchall ...

On display through January 16, 2022, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Picturing Passion: Artists Interpret the Penitente Brotherhood

One regional community that captured the attention and imaginations of artists were the Penitent Brotherhood, Picturing ...

On display through November 01, 2020, at the New Mexico Museum of Art

Working on the Railroad

Working on the Railroad pays tribute to the people who moved the rail industry throughout New Mexico. Using nearly ...

On display through October 18, 2021, at the New Mexico History Museum

Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico In the Hispanic Heritage Wing

The exhibition Música Buena: The exhibition will focus on the rich history of traditional Hispano music from the ...

On display through March 06, 2022, at the Museum of International Folk Art

The Massacre of Don Pedro Villasur

This exhibition features 23 original graphic history art works by Santa Fe-based artist Turner Avery Mark-Jacobs. This ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

The First World War Exhibition opening on the 100th anniversary of Armistice

The First World War exhibition investigates the contributions of New Mexicans to the war, through letters, ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

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 display through December 31, 2024, 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

Michael Naranjo Touching Beauty Exhibit

On display in the Bataan Building Atrium Gallery: Touching Beauty Now, sculpture by Santa Clara Pueblo’s Michael ...

On display through January 15, 2025, at the Department of Cultural Affairs

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now sweeps across more than 500 years of history—from the state’s ...

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

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

Yokai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan

Vivid in Japanese art and imagination are creatures that are at once ghastly and comical. Yôkai is a catchall
more »

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
more »

Generations

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

Working on the Railroad

Working on the Railroad pays tribute to the people who moved the rail industry throughout New Mexico. Using nearly
more »