Research & Reproductions

The library, archives and collections are open to researchers and the public.  All visitors are required to wear a mask as a public health precaution due to COVID-19.

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 Head of Registration and Collections, Ruth LaNore at
For library and archives inquiries, please contact Librarian & Archivist, Abby Smith at
Research Requests
Art Collection

To research the art collection in person, please contact Ruth LaNore, Head of Registration and Collections, at ruth.lanore@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 is present. Please call 505-231-5065 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.