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Mission Statement


As a cornerstone of our community, Albuquerque Museum cares for important collections of art and history, presented through well-curated exhibitions and programs that inspire and promote learning across cultures.

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Thanks to the folks at 360pindrop, you can virtually walk through the permanent collection galleries at Albuquerque Museum. Click on the link below and you're in.

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Albuquerque Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and to the museum-going public.

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Board of Trustees

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The Albuquerque Museum Board of Trustees is an advisory board whose primary mission is to provide advice to, and advocacy for, the Museum. Meetings are held bi-monthly, beginning in February on the second Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m.

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Albuquerque Museum would like to thank our media sponsor, KUNM 89.9 FM. 

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History of the Museum

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On September 7, 1967, a group of forward-thinking community members opened the doors of the Museum of Albuquerque at the old Albuquerque Municipal Airport (Sunport).

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Staff Listing

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Albuquerque Museum Staff and Contact Information: Museum staff cannot provide appraisals of nor authenticate art and artifacts. 

Staff Listing

Albuquerque Museum has served as the city's cultural center since 1967. Located in the heart of Old Town, the Museum is a leading institution for art, history, and culture in the Southwest. Albuquerque Museum is a division of the Department of Arts & Culture, City of Albuquerque.