That Multitudes May Share: Building the Museum of Art

THAT MULTITUDES MAY SHARE: BUILDING THE MUSEUM OF ART

That Multitudes May Share: Building the Museum of Art

ON DISPLAY AUGUST 14, 2015 - DECEMBER 27, 2015
Sketch for mural "Preaching to the Mayas & Aztecs",

Donald Beauregard, Sketch for mural "Preaching to the Mayas & Aztecs", 1912, watercolor on illustration board, 14 3/4 x 19 7/8 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Gift of the Honorable Frank Springer, 1925 (1155.23P)

Zia Mission

Carlos Vierra, Zia Mission, before 1917, oil on canvas, 28 x 36 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Gift of the Honorable Frank Springer and Carlos Vierra, before 1925 (306.23P)

That Multitudes May Share: Building the Museum of Art opens at the New Mexico Museum of Art on Friday, August 14, 2015.

The exhibition looks at the story behind the creation of the Santa Fe style, the process that led to the building the Museum of Art in 1917, and considers the history of the New Mexico Museum of Art’s influential Pueblo Revival building.