Past Exhibitions - 2013

Art Across New Mexico
February 14 – December 31, 2013
14,000 years of cultural history showing in 10 different cities

The Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, 2013 (Governor's Gallery)
September 27, 2013-December 6, 2013
The 2013 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts exhibition, featuring the work of the recipients, is in the Governor’s Gallery, 4th Floor, of the State Capitol.

“Red or Green?”
Jan 1 - May 10, 2013
Exhibit from Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum focuses on New Mexico chile varieties, their history and evolution, and how they came to have such a central place in the state’s culture.

Renaissance to Goya: prints and drawings from Spain
Dec 14, 2013 – Mar 9, 2014
Travel in time and across the globe to explore Spain’s graphic arts from mid-16th to 19th centuries as seen through the eyes of the British Museum in London.

Tracking New Mexico: Traces in Time
May 31 – September 6, 2013
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science explores the tracks and traces left in the landscape in the Governor’s Gallery

Collecting Is Curiosity/Inquiry
Aug 30, 2013 - Feb 2, 2014
Part of our museum-wide celebration of collectors and collections, this exhibition uses recent acquisitions to exemplify the museum as a collector.

50 Works for 50 States: New Mexico
Sept 20, 2013 - Apr 13, 2014
Contemporary works of art from the notorious collectors, Herbert and Dorothy Vogel.

Peter Sarkisian: Video Works, 1994-2011
May 3 – August 18, 2013
New Mexico artist Peter Sarkisian explores the spatial and perceptive possibilities of video, film, and sculpture. Sarkisian combines three-dimensional screens and objects with video projections that cause the viewer to question their own observational experience.

A Life in Pictures: Four Photography Collections
Aug 30, 2013 - Feb 2, 2014
Part of our museum-wide celebration of collectors and collections, this exhibition looks at four photography collections.

Shiprock and Mont St. Michel: Photographs by William Clift
April 19 – September 8, 2013
Over the course of almost four decades Santa Fe photographer William Clift has photographed two distinctive monoliths that dominate their landscapes: Shiprock in the northwestern corner of New Mexico and Mont St. Michel off the north coast of France.

Back in the Saddle
Feb 8, 2013 – Jan 19, 2014
New Mexico artists have incorporated horses in their Southwestern imagery since the 1880s. These paintings, photographs, prints, and drawings capture the changing spirit of Southwest Art. Horse imagery during the twentieth century became an icon of the region, reflecting its ethnic diversity, and changing aesthetic styles.

Adobe, A Living Tradition
May 31 – September 2, 2013
Come see our Manville Chapman paintings at Coronado Historic Site


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