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The University of New Mexico Art Museum is dedicated to advanced learning and creating connections, both in and outside of the University community. As a teaching museum, we are committed to offering students professional development and mentorship opportunities as well as access to the largest collection of artwork in New Mexico. UNMAM offers entry at no cost, educational programming, and up-close access to historically significant artworks alongside the works of exciting, emergent artists.

We’d love to see you for a few minutes between classes or when you’re looking for a quiet place to recharge. We hope that your museum experience will inspire you to return again throughout your studies and after your graduation. Outside of a visit to UNMAM, we offer a variety of ways for UNM students to connect to the museum, its collection, and its staff. This page will be your go-to guide for opportunities and experiences at UNMAM, along with a dedicated space to celebrate the accomplishments of you and your fellow Lobos. During your time at the University of New Mexico, the UNM Art Museum is your museum.


Job Opportunities

We love working with students but we are not currently hiring. Open positions will always be posted to the UNM Student Jobs portal. Want to learn more? Reach out to Devin Geraci at dgeraci@unm.edu; she can’t wait to meet you! 

Student Advisory Council

Formerly known as the UNM Art Museum Student Advisory Board, the Student Advisory Council is a student group for those who are interested in art, museums, gaining professional development and mentorship in the museum field. It is a group of dedicated students who will serve as a consultative and collaborative body at UNMAM. 

Click below to explore the projects SAC worked on for each semester. Beginning from Fall 2023 – present.

  • Student Advisory Council Spring 2024

    During the spring of 2024 SAC continued experimenting, collaborating, and researching together, as the group had their sights set on an exciting new project. From January to May students in SAC worked to create a 24 page zine titled, UNM ART MUSE/ZINE. 

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  • Student Advisory Council Fall 2023

    In the Fall 2023 semester UNMAM officially re-launched our Student Advisory Council (formerly known as the Student Advisory Board) after a hiatus of the group due to the COVID-19 pandemic….

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CLOSER

CLOSER is a video series that explores current exhibitions at the UNM Art Museum, each episode is led by a UNMAM staff member. Click on an image below to watch the episode. All episodes are available on UNMAM’s Instagram and on our YouTube.

EP 3.
Pelton & Jonson: The Transcendent 1930s with UNMAM Curator of Prints & Photographs, Mary Statzer.

EP 2.
Women Depicting Women a section of Hindsight Insight 2.0 with UNM Art History PhD Candidate, Elenor Kane.

EP 1.
Tradition and Transformation: Colonial New Spain and Contemporary Hispanic America at the UNM Art Museum with UNMAM Curator of Collections & Study Room Initiatives, Angel Jiang.

Student VOICES

On HERE TO INSPIRE: UNM ART MUSEUM JOURNAL students may write on a range of subjects, including reflections on the UNM Art Museum’s collection to inspiration seen or experienced at UNMAM. If you would like to contribute, please contact josephdanmckee@unm.edu.  We are excited to include your voice!