School Tours at The Museum

There are five types of tours for you to choose from. Please look over the following options. Contact the Museum at (505) 243-7255 or for more information or if you have ony questions.

Ongoing Exhibitions of Permanent Collections

Albuquerque: Along the Rio Grande depicts the history of Albuquerque and the surrounding region and includes sections on early maps, arms and armor, Spanish weaving, colonial life, vaqueros and early trade routes. Select areas include touchable objects which allow students to learn history through their hands.

Common Ground: Art in New Mexico introduces students to the arts of New Mexico which includes a range of works by artists in a wide range of media, styles, and subjects. This exhibition provides students with a great opportunity to explore New Mexico through the eyes of artists and discover the many ways artists communicate their ideas. For information on ongoing exhibitions, click here.

Sculpture Garden

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.  Tours are available from mid-March through November, depending on weather conditions.  Please contact for the schedule.

Changing Exhibitions

For more details about current & upcoming exhibitions, click on this link.

Self-Guided Tours

This option allows you to bring your students to The Museum for a tour that is lead by you instead of one of The Museum's docents. When choosing the Self-Guided option, your class may tour any or all exhibitions within The Museum.


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