The museum’s holding include jewelry, metalwork, carving, basketry, folk art, and textiles of the Navajo, Rio Grande Pueblo, and other Native peoples of New Mexico. The museum’s archives include the papers of many noted scholars and artists.


Access to collections and archives is very limited, and requests should be sent at least two weeks in advance.


Researchers may contact the curatorial department at or 505-982-4636 ext. 113.