Free Community Day: March

The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA!

Enjoy free admission to the museum’s current exhibitions as well as the museum’s newly reinstalled collection. The Mezzanine Café will also be open from 12–2pm.

Celebrate Women’s History Month by answering “Can you name #5WomenArtists?” Share your NMWA visit on social media with #5WomenArtists and by tagging @WomenInTheArts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

  • Border Crossing explores recent work by Albuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara, who hand-builds and pit-fires clay sculptures resembling an icon of modernity—the plastic bottle.
  • New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin illuminates the midcentury Southwest as a nuanced and dynamic environment in which these two women created art that embodied a distinctively modern aesthetic.
  • Chromatic Scale explores Polly Apfelbaum’s distinctive approach to brightly colored, abstract prints and how it relates to her work in painting, sculpture, and installation.



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