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Information about exhibitions from Albuquerque Museum's Photo Archives

Isleta Maiden, c. 1890. Cobb Studio Collection. Albuquerque Museum Photo Archives

Isleta Maiden, c. 1890. Cobb Studio Collection. Albuquerque Museum Photo Archives

Through Spring 2018

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.