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Explore the Diverse Art Scene of New Mexico! Dive into a variety of upcoming exhibitions across the state. From large-scale works to explorations of light and photography, there’s something for every artistic taste. Witness impressive, large-scale artworks or delve into the unique light of New Mexico through diverse artistic mediums. Expand your art adventure! Explore for exhibitions happening around New Mexico.

Secret Gallery presents:


An exhibition featuring the artwork of Vanessa Alvarado, a selection of portraits that delve into the complexities of body image, cultural identity and self acceptance.

Gorda opened on Friday, April 5th.

At Secret Gallery, 807 4th St in Albuquerque.

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Monroe Gallery of Photography presents:

The Movies

An exhibition of photographs from classic films of the 20th Century. On the set of every movie is a still photographer, documenting the movie’s action (often alongside the camera) to be used in publicizing it. They provide the images for posters, photographs in newspapers and magazines, and other media. Over time, photographs from classic movies have developed historical and cultural importance. Also featured are several classic photographs of vintage theaters and their marquees.

The Movies runs through Sunday, April 14th.

Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 don Gaspar Rd in Santa Fe,

Masterworks of New Mexico Presents:

26th Annual Juried, Standard, & Miniature Fine Arts Show

Artists, art-lovers, collectors, friends and relatives are welcome to volunteer. No previous experience necessary! This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other art enthusiasts!

26th Annual Juried, Standard, & Miniature Fine Arts Show runs through Sunday, April 14th.

At the Hispanic Arts Gallery at Expo New Mexico, 300 San Pedro Dr NE in Albuquerque.

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Expo New Mexico Presents:

15th Annual New Mexico Photographic Arts Show

An exhibition of Black & white, and color photographs from over 90 different photographers.

15th Annual New Mexico Photographic Arts Show runs through Tuesday, April 16th, on view every day from 10am-5pm except Wednesdays and Easter.

At the Fine Arts Building at Expo New Mexico, 300 San Pedro Dr NE in Albuquerque.

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CNM Art Gallery presents:

Behind Closed Eyes: 2024 Student Exhibition

Featuring a range of artworks in media including painting, drawing, digital art, collage, sculpture, and printmaking from students attending the Art Studio program at CNM. 

Behind Closed Eyes runs through Thursday, April 18th.

In the Ken Chappy Hall Art Gallery at the CNM Main campus, 901 Buena Vista Dr SE in Albuquerque. There is no charge for parking on campus after 4pm.

Stables Gallery presents: 

Taos Abstract Artist Collective 2024 Spring Exhibition

Featuring over 60 artists working across multiple approaches and specialties.

Taos Abstract Artist Collective 2024 Spring Exhibition opens Friday, April 12th with a reception, 4-8pm and runs through Saturday, April 20th with a closing reception.

Stables Gallery at the Taos Center for the Arts, 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte in Taos. Information at

Evoke Contemporary presents:

Distant Thunder

Louisa McElwain was an exceptional artist who beautifully blended the traditions of early landscape art with the bravado of abstract expressionism. Her bold paintings of the American Southwest are grand expressions of an awe-inspiring love of nature. 

Distant Thunder runs through Saturday, April 20th

Evoke Contemporary, 550 S Guadalupe St in Santa Fe.

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Form & Concept has:

A Tenuous Thread

A retrospective encompassing five decades of creative output by master weaver Bhakti Ziek. Arranged chronologically, the retrospective charts the evolution of Ziek’s pioneering approach to weaving. Ziek demonstrates this link with live, in-gallery weaving demonstrations on her floor loom every Thursday and Saturday.

A Tenuous Thread runs through is Friday, April 26th.

Form & Concept, 435 S Guadalupe St in Santa Fe. More information at

Ray Drew Gallery presents:

Terry Maker: Distance and Desire

To celebrate International Women’s Day & National Women’s History month, the work of a woman artist is featured in its complexity and depth. In our current world we no longer have to be surprised by art of magnitude and girth being produced by women. Featured are sculptural mixed media highlighting some of the most significant aesthetic and conceptual work to date.

 Terry Maker: Distance and Desire runs through Friday, April 26th.  

The Ray Drew Gallery is located on the first floor of Thomas C. Donnelly Library on the campus of New Mexico Highlands University. 802 National Ave in Las Vegas. More information at

Historic Santa Fe Foundation presents:

Mountains, Rivers + Fields

Artist, Jesse Blanchard is fascinated with the patterns in the landscape itself. From rolling green hills to the peacefulness of the calm sea and sand to the wide-open space of New Mexico. They have been interested in an aerial perspective and a horizon viewpoint for several years now – the newest interpretation evolving with the newest medium of sewn cloth. This exhibition is a focus on the mountains, rivers, and fields we see around us here. 

Mountains, Rivers + Fields opens Friday, April 5th with a reception, 5-7pm and runs through Saturday, April 27th.

At El Zaguan, 545 Canyon Rd in Santa Fe. 

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New Mexico Ferments presents:

St. Scribbles Art Show

Featuring work of local artist, Sarah Sneddon! Come by to support the local arts scene, speak with artist, plus enjoy fresh kombucha and refreshments!

St. Scribbles Art Show runs through Saturday, April 27th with a closing reception on Saturday, April 20th, 12-3pm.

New Mexico Ferments, 2506 Washington St. NE in Albuquerque.

Wild Hearts Gallery has:

Layers of Memory

Dana Patterson Roth combines photography, pigment, and wax to create textured works of art. 

Layers of Memory runs through Sunday, April 28th, with a reception on Saturday, April 13th, 1-3pm.

At the Wild Hearts Gallery, 221-B State Hwy 65 in Placitas.

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Obscura Gallery Presents:

Roger Deakins Byways

A photographic exhibition reflects a life spent looking and telling stories through images from 1971 to the present, featuring work from his recent publication Byways, now in its 7th edition. Deakins is a highly acclaimed cinematographer who has also cultivated a passion for still photography, producing compelling portraits and landscapes from visually striking locations throughout the world. 

Roger Deakins Byways runs through Saturday, May 4th

Obscura Gallery, 225 Delgado St. in Santa Fe. More information at

University of New Mexico Art Museum presents:

Hindsight 4.o

The latest installation of the UNM Art Museum’s hybrid project space and exhibition devoted to complicating existing narratives about racism, colonialism, and gender stereotypes while de-centering curatorial authority and institutional voice. Help celebrate UNMAM’s role as a teaching museum that engages the broader campus community.

Hindsight 4.o runs through Saturday, May 11th. UNM Art Museum is located on the campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. 

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Gallery With a Cause has:

Movers & Shakers:  Artists who teach, lead, and inspire

This exhibition showcases 16 artists who give back to communities through the sales of their paintings and photographs.  A display of over 350 artworks with 40% of each tax-deductible sale earmarked for the New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation to help supply nonmedical needs to patients while receiving treatment. 

Movers & Shakers:  Artists who teach, lead, and inspire runs through Friday, May 17th by appointment only.

The gallery is located at the New Mexico Cancer Center, 4901 Lang Ave NE in Albuquerque.  More information at

516 Arts Presents:

Geohaptics:  Sensing Climate

A group exhibition uniting poignant works from artists who enact a somatic, empathic collaboration with the Earth using the senses, heart, and mind. The title of this exhibit combines “geo,” meaning earth, and “haptics,” referring to the sense of touch. The word “haptic” derives from the Greek word haptein, meaning “to fasten.”

Geohaptics:  Sensing Climate runs through Saturday, May 18th

516Arts, 516 Central Ave. SW in downtown Albuquerque.  more information at

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts has:

Indigenous Presence, Indigenous Futures

This exhibition highlights the remarkable creativity of IAIA’s BFA seniors in Studio Arts, Cinematic Arts, and Creative Writing. It aims to show how these graduating students honor the future as much as the past. As ambassadors, these up-and-coming graduating students carry the legacies of their cultures; as individuals, they offer unique insights; and as teammates, they reflect a collective dream for a brighter tomorrow

Indigenous Presence, Indigenous Futures runs through Sunday, June 9th. 

The Museum of Contemporary Native Art is at IAIA, 108 Cathedral Pl in Santa Fe. More information at

Gerald Peters Contemporary Presents:

Hohimer, Wilson, and Winter

Three art exhibitions open, including woven paintings from Elizabeth Hohimer, wood carvings from Randall Wilson and jazz-inspired paintings by Roger Winter.

Hohimer, Wilson, and Winter runs through Saturday, June 15th. Gerald Peters Contemporary Gallery, 1011 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. 

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New Mexico Museum of Art has:

Ways of Seeing: Four Photographic Collections

This selection of photographs from three collections recently donated to the museum and one promised gift illustrates a variety of approaches to choosing works of art and assembling a collection. United by a passion for photography, each collector brings a distinctive sensibility to the undertaking. On view will be suites of work from each collector, including photographs by Ruth Bernhard, Edward Burtynsky, Harry Callahan, Adam Fuss, David Michael Kennedy, Minor White, and more.

Ways of Seeing: Four Photographic Collections runs through Sunday, June 16th. 

New Mexico Museum of Art in the Plaza Building, 107 W. Palace Ave. in Santa Fe. more information at

The Harwood Museum of Art has:

Raven Chacon:  Three Songs

Three projects that pay tribute to Indigenous women through sound, video, and visual work.  These works presented in unison resound suppressed histories and present-day stories of Native resistance in the face of systemic power.

Raven Chacon:  Three Songs runs through Sunday, July 7th.

Harwood Museum of Art, 238 Ledoux St. in Taos. 

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Roswell Museum presents:

John De Puy: The Last Taos Modern

De Puy passed away peacefully at his home in Ojo Caliente at the age of 95 on March 15, 2023. Some would consider him to have been the last surviving artist in the Taos Moderns group. De Puy’s work has been collected and exhibited not only across New Mexico, but internationally as well.

John De Puy: The Last Taos Modern runs through Sunday, August 18th at Roswell Museum, 1011 N. Richardson Ave in Roswell.

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Albuquerque Museum presents:

Nuclear Communities of the Southwest

This exhibition brings together stories told by the laboratories, the communities who worked there, and artists’ responses to explore a broader history of the people who were impacted by and involved in the development of nuclear technologies in New Mexico.

Nuclear Communities of the Southwest runs through Sunday, September 15th.

Albuquerque Museum, 2000 Mountain Rd NW in Albuquerque.  More information and tickets at

Site Santa Fe presents:

Carmen Herrera: I’m Nobody! Who Are You?

A solo exhibition of later works by Cuban-born American abstract minimalist artist Carmen Herrera (1915-2022). Her works originate from an Emily Dickinson poem and highlight the virtue of anonymity and isolation. 

Carmen Herrera: I’m Nobody! Who Are You? runs through Monday, September 16th at Site Santa Fe, 1606 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. 

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