Research & Reproductions

The library, archives, and art collection are temporarily closed to researchers as a public health precaution due to COVID-19. This is part of the larger effort by state government to minimize public exposure. Please continue to visit this website for updates.
Remote research assistance is available. Please be aware that staff members are not currently working in the museum and thus do not have regular access to the collections. Requests will be fulfilled as quickly as possible.
For art collection inquiries, please contact Collections Manager, Erica Prater at
For library and archives inquiries, please contact Librarian & Archivist, Sophie Friedman at
Research Requests
Art Collection

To research the art collection in person, please contact Erica Prater, Collections Manager at erica.prater@state.nm.usAppointments are required. Please make an appointment at least two weeks in advance.

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Library and Archives

The library and archives are available to the public when the Librarian & Archivist is present. Please call 505-670-1933 or email to check availability.


Reproduction Requests

The forms are in Adobe PDF format and may be downloaded and returned to Ruth LaNore, Head of Registration and Collections at

Loan Requests

The New Mexico Museum of Art encourages loans for scholarly and educational purposes with non-profit institutions such as museums, libraries, and universities.