What do Los Cinco Pintores, the Transcendental Painting Group, the Taos Society of Artists, Santa Fe Women Artists Exhibiting Group, the Rio Grande Painters, the New Mexico Painters Society, and La Cofradia de Artes y Artesanos Hispanicos have in common? They were all artist collectives formed in New Mexico during the 20th century. Come to the New Mexico Museum of Art Library and Archives and read about who these groups were, why they formed and what they accomplished.
The New Mexico Museum of Art Library and Archives is your resource for exploring art, art history, design and architecture. The library open house is an informal opportunity for you to browse books and artist files, ask questions, exchange recommendations with the Librarian and see what’s new. About 7500 books are available for browsing, reading and creative inspiration. We offer free Wifi if you wish to bring a laptop, smartphone or tablet. Come any time between 1-4pm.
The lobby and courtyard of the museum are food and drink friendly, the library is just friendly. Please finish your food and drinks before entering the library.