Collections

Explore the museum's art, library and archival collections on the website or in person.

Searchable Art Museum
With over 20,000 works, the core collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art is primarily art from the Southwest, particularly New Mexico. The Museum is the principal repository for art objects of all mediums that have a relationship to the state from the introduction of the railroad to the current period.
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Library
The New Mexico Museum of Art has a non-circulating research library dedicated to the study of New Mexico art. Materials in the library include books about art, New Mexico culture and museums, exhibition catalogs from various art museums, newspaper clippings about art and artists who have lived or worked in New Mexico, art periodicals, and some videos about the museum and art.
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Archives
Research primary sources about New Mexico art by appointment Tuesday - Friday 10-4:30.
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Collections Policies
The Museum of Art welcomes researchers to study our holdings in our permanent art collections, the library, or the archives.
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Sculpture Gardens
Stroll through the West and O'Shaughnessy sculpture gardens.
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Donated Collections
Noteworthy collections that were donated to the museum.
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