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Until Feb 23

Alcove Shows 1917 – 1927

New Mexico Museum of Art

The New Mexico Museum of Art presents Alcove Shows 1917 – 1927 featuring sixty-one art works by twenty-four artists in the museum’s permanent collection.  The exhibition is on view Aug 8, 2014 through Feb 23, 2015 with the opening reception on Thu, Aug 28, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Please note the day change as the annual Zozobra event is being held on the museum’s usual Friday opening evening.)  Guest curator MaLin Wilson Powell looked back at the first 10 years of exhibitions at the Museum of Art to draw a small selection of works by artists who exhibited during that time

Until Apr 19

FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHY YEAR-LONG CYCLE OPENS IN MARCH WITH THREE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS AT NM MUSEUM OF ART

New Mexico Museum of Art

Focus on Photography is a year-long series of exhibitions opening March 7, 2014 at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Three simultaneous exhibitions kick off the series: the solo show Beneath our Feet: Photographs by Joan Myers; the group show of landscape photographs titled Grounded; and the Photo Lab, an evolving interactive space exploring photographic processes and ideas.

Focus on Photography is a year-long series running March 7, 2014 until April 15, 2015.

Until Apr 19

North to South: Photographs by Edward Ranney

New Mexico Museum of Art

North to South: Photographs by Edward Ranney

On display Dec. 19, 2014 through April 19, 2015

A survey of remarkable images by this master of photography whose work ranges from the southern Andes of Peru to the Galisteo basin. A longtime New Mexico resident, Ranney has extensively explored the cultural landscape of ancient peoples as well as contemporary human interventions such as artist Charles Ross’ immense Star Axis project near Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Join us for a gallery talk by Santa Fe artist Edward Ranney, who will talk about his work as an artist and his efforts to photograph ancient habitations along the coastal Americas on Friday, March 6, 2015, at 5:30 p.m.

Mar 6 to Sep 13

Colors of the Southwest

New Mexico Museum of Art

The New Mexico Museum of Art is participating in the city’s 2015 “Summer of Color” celebration with the exhibition Colors of the Southwest. The exhibtion dates are March 6 – September 13, 2015. The exhibition will encompass an array of art created from the early 20th century to the present and will include paintings, photographs, prints, watercolors, and ceramics.

May 17 to Sep 13

The Red That Colored the World

New Mexico Museum of Art

The exhibition, The Red That Colored the World opening at the Museum of International Folk Art, combines new research and original scholarship to explore the history and widespread use in art of cochineal, an insect-based dye source for the color red whose origins and use date to the pre-Columbian Americas.

 The Red That Colored the World opens on May 17, 2015 and runs through September 13, 2015.