The University of New Mexico Art Museum is free, open to the public, and here to inspire. From housing the largest collection of art in New Mexico, to bringing cutting edge contemporary artists to Albuquerque and offering workshops that invite everyone to create, we are dedicated to art and its power to ignite and connect us.

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Current Exhibitions

Swimming In It

Swimming In It

March 22 - April 20, 2024
The UNM Art Museum presents The University of New Mexico Department of Art’s 31st Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition, featuring the work of fifteen artists currently enrolled in the MFA Program.

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Hindsight Insight 4.0

Hindsight Insight 4.0

February 16 - May 11, 2024
Created and curated by museum staff and collaborators, the exhibition features portraits, landscapes, and abstract artworks from the museum’s permanent collection that complement curricula at the University of New Mexico during the Spring 2024 semester.

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Pelton & Jonson

Pelton & Jonson

Pelton & Jonson: The Transcendent 1930s presents paintings, drawings, and archival materials to illustrate the aesthetic achievements and personal connections between American painters Agnes Pelton and Raymond Jonson.

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Digital Resources

A text graphic advertising UNMAM.Art. It reads Rose B. Simpson: Seminar

During the fall of 2021, artist Rose B. Simpson took over UNMAM.ART. The experience, entitled Rose B. Simpson: Seminar, was private to University of New Mexico students but intended to become public as an archive and performance piece. That archive is now available for you to view in full here.

Earth Rhythms No. 3, 1923, Oil on canvas, Bequest of Raymond Jonson, Raymond Jonson Collection

Raymond Jonson Web Portal

Through the presentation of historical information about the artist Raymond Jonson’s life and artistic development, along with archival materials, images, technical notes, and sketches, the Raymond Jonson Web Portal provides a look into the artistic life of an important modernist painter with strong ties to the University of New Mexico. 

There Must Be Other Names for the River

A composition for singers who embody river flow data at six points along what we call the Rio Grande. The exhibition features a web-based sound installation and virtual community space titled “Tributaries,” where viewers can contribute their voice to the project. 


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