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50th Anniversary Collections Guides

The Albuquerque Museum's fiftieth anniversary is commemorated in a series of books highlighting the Museum's various collections

The Albuquerque Museum's fiftieth anniversary is commemorated in a series of books highlighting the Museum's various collections in art, photography, history, and of its historic house museum Casa San Ysidro located in Corrales, New Mexico. Published by the Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe. The collections guides will be available at the Museum Store. $29.95 each (members $26.95) For more information, call (505) 242-0434 for more information.


Casa San Ysidro: The Gutiérrez/Minge House in Corrales, New Mexico

By Ward Alan Minge

Casa San Ysidro Collections Guide published by Museum of New Mexico Press 2017

Across the road from the Old Church in the Village of Corrales stands Casa San Ysidro built circa 1875. Ward Alan Minge tells the story of Casa San Ysidro's architectural history and collections. Historic and contemporary photographs show the structural changes over the years and highlight the collection - Hispano tinwork, ironwork, carpentry, and weavings; Pueblo pottery; Navajo textiles; Apache basketry; and furnishings from the Spanish colonial, Mexican, and Territorial periods - housed inside Casa San Ysidro.

© 2017 Albuquerque Museum. Available now.


Albuquerque Museum Photo Archives Collection: Images in Silver

Compiled by Glenn Fye

Photo Archives Collections Guide published by Museum of New Mexico Press 2017

The Museum's rich archive of historic photographs - more than 133,000 - 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. This guide to the Photo Archives features 180 images drawn from six collections acquired over the years. Essays discuss the founding of the archive, expansion of its photographic holdings, and its role in preserving Albuquerque's past.

© 2017 Albuquerque Museum. Available now.


Albuquerque Museum History Collection: Only in Albuquerque

By Deborah C. Slaney

Albuquerque Museum History Collection: Only in Albuquerque by Deborah C. Slaney

"Albuquerque Museum History Collection: Only in Albuquerque" highlight the museum's rich history collection, drawing examples from thirty-five thousand artifacts. The objects range from Hispanic religious art, Native American textiles and jewelry, toys and early computers, to railroad and Route 66 memorabilia. The collection represents the history of New Mexico's central Rio Grande valley and Greater Albuquerque from before written history through the present.


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Albuquerque Museum Art Collection: Common Ground

By Andrew Connors

Release date Fall 2018