The Gallery at Tamarind

Tamarind Institute gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of contemporary printmaking, featuring lithographs made in our workshop by emerging and established artists in collaboration with our highly-skilled printers. Open to the public, the gallery is also home to a series of artist talks and serves as a gathering space for educational programs and special events, and is supported through print sales, donations, and project grants.

Public Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm

Gallery Schedule

december 2019

12dec5:30 pmArtist Talk with Inka Bell

Tree Line: Edge and Energy of Habitat

Tree Line: Edge and Energy of Habitat

Tree Line: Edge and Energy of Habitat Exhibition Dates: Jan 14 – May 16, 2020 The edge of the habitat at which trees are capable of growing is known as the tree line; beyond this boundary, trees do not exist due to harsh conditions. In Tree Line: Edge and Energy of...

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An exhibition in Tamarind's gallery September 27 - December 14, 2019, navigating experiences of place, community, individuality, memory, histories, and futures. Featuring works by Abel Barroso, Amy Cutler, Ian Davis, Tiago...

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Hayal Pozanti, 8 (million tons of plastic that go into the sea each year), 2018, 2018


Nicola López, Spectre, 2017.


Tara Donovan, Untitled (2016).


Charles Arnoldi, Breaking, 2013


Enrique Martínez Celaya, The Optimists, 2014


Nick Cave, Amalgam (brown), 2015


James Siena, Sagging Infected Triangular Grid, 2012


Kiki Smith, Untitled, 2009 

Previous exhibitions at Tamarind

december 2018

01aug9:11 pm31dec(dec 31)9:11 pmRandom Search: Mining the Archives of Tamarind Institute

may 2019

02may(may 2)3:30 pm08(may 8)4:00 pmNo ModifiersTamarind student work

august 2019

12may(may 12)2:00 pm16aug(aug 16)4:00 pmMultiple Impressions: Artist Collaborations with Radius Books and Tamarind InstituteExhibition

Schedule an Appointment

We love to show off our prints but many are tucked away into flat files. Give us some notice and we’ll pull prints to show you at your convenience. It’s a wonderful way to experience Tamarind.

Send a note to the Gallery Director to see prints

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Facility Rental

The gallery and enclosed courtyard are available for private events on a case-by-case basis. For information about venue rental, please contact us at or 505-277-3901.

Contact us if you are interested in renting space at Tamarind

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Way Finding


We are located at 2500 Central Avenue SE in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the corner of Stanford and Central Avenue.


Visitors are welcome to free parking in Tamarind's lot, directly south of the building. Plan to obtain a pass, to place on your dashboard, upon arrival.


Upon Arrival

When you arrive at Tamarind, follow the signage to the side entrance on Stanford Avenue, and ring the buzzer labeled "Gallery." Upon entering the building, continue to the gallery reception on the second floor. The building is fully accessible. 


Archive Materials

The Tamarind Document Archive is held at the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections, University Libraries, at The University of New Mexico. This archive is a rich collection of correspondence, photos, news items, and more.

The University of New Mexico Art Museum holds the Tamarind Archive Collection, which includes impressions of nearly all of the lithographs made at Tamarind Lithography Workshop and Tamarind Institute. For inquiries regarding museum loans, or access to the Tamarind Archive Collection, please contact the collections manager at the University of New Mexico Art Museum, Stephen Lockwood, at (505) 277-7313.

Tamarind's full image archive/Catalogue Raisonne is also available. 


Our First Friday Tours are an opportunity to see the workshop and learn more about Tamarind’s history. Depending on schedule, each month Tamarind offers a 1 1/2 hour tour beginning at 1:30 p.m. which includes information about current programs and the history of Tamarind, a video on the collaborative process, a printing demonstration, and a tour of our facility which includes the library, gallery, and workshop.

Reserve your spot for an upcoming tour

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