Revolt 1680-2180: Virgil Ortiz, 2016 Artist-in-Residence
Cochiti Pueblo artist, potter, fashion designer and photographer Virgil Ortiz transforms Albuquerque Museum into Pueblo Revolt.
Hollywood Southwest: New Mexico in Film and Television
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: Works on Paper by Native American Artists from the Permanent Collection
Chasing the Cure to Albuquerque: Tuberculosis and Social Change
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.
Images in Silver: Albuquerque Museum Photo Archives
Albuquerque Museum's rich archive of historic photographs - more than 130,000 - document Albuquerque, its people, architecture, businesses, urban landscape, and depictions of daily life and important events. The archives have long served as an important resource for the community, including artists and writers.
Albuquerque Museum's 50th anniversary is commemorated in a series of books highlight the Museum's collections. The guide to Photo Archives features 180 images drawn from six collections acquired over the years. In June 2017, we will exhibit 24 representative images to celebrate the publication of the anniversary collections guide.
The Leekya Family: Master Carvers of Zuni Pueblo
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