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Albuquerque Museum Exhibitions

Exhibits from the permanent art and history collections, world-class traveling exhibits, and community curated exhibits.
Visitors at the Only in Albuquerque exhibit.

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited Opens Nov. 23

On view in Gallery 1, November 23, 2019–April 19, 2020

Emi Ozawa Unfolding Tradition

Unfolding Tradition

On view in Gallery 3
through Jan. 19, 2020

Focus on Youth

Courage and Compassion

On view in Gallery 6
through Nov. 3, 2019

Focus on Youth

ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Sale

On view in Gallery 7
through Dec. 8, 2019

Emi Ozawa Unfolding Tradition

Common Ground

Always on view from the
permanent art collection

Focus on Youth

Only in Albuquerque

Always on view from the
permanent history collection

Focus on Youth

Sculpture Garden

Always on view from the
permanent collection

Exhibitions On View

Learn more about current and upcoming exhibits.

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Coming November 2019. Albuquerque Museum celebrates the creative vision of Jim Henson in The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited. Kermit the Frog (The Muppet Show), Ernie and Bert (Sesame Street), Jen and Kira (The Dark Crystal), plus ballroom costumes for Jareth and Sarah from Labyrinth featured in this exploration of the visionary entertainer’s work.

Courage and Compassion

On view at Albuquerque Museum. This exhibition explores the legacy of Albuquerque’s Japanese American community and the impact World War II-era incarceration camps had on these New Mexicans.

Everyday People

On view at Albuquerque Museum through Summer 2019. The Redman collection from Photo Archives captures the everyday life of people in Albuquerque in the 1940s and 1950s.

Sculpture Garden

On view at Albuquerque Museum. The sculpture garden includes works by many of the most important sculptors of the American Southwest.

Let the Sunshine In

Coming to Albuquerque Museum December 2019. This exhibition captures life in Albuquerque from 1968-1972 through street photography.

Dreams Unreal

Coming to Albuquerque Museum January 2020. This exhibition explores the genesis of the psychedelic rock poster.

Focus on Youth 2020

Coming to Albuquerque Museum May 2020. Annual juried high school photography exhibition in partnership with the Albuquerque Public Schools Fine Arts Department.

Trinity: Reflections on the Bomb

Coming to Albuquerque Museum May 2020. Artistic responses to the first detonation of a nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, New Mexico, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Trinity explosion.