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

september 2019

14sep10:00 am5:00 pmHEAD of a WOMANRedressing the Parallel Histories of Collaborative Printmaking and the Women's Movement

14sep6:30 pm2019 Tamarind Institute Win/Win Art Lottery

october 2019

03oct5:30 pmArtist Talk with Maja Ruznic

04oct5:30 pm7:00 pmVisiting artist talk with Bijou Karman, in conjunction with ABQ Zine Fest 9

30oct5:30 pmArtist Talk with Laylah Ali

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 tamarind@unm.edu 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.

Parking

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. 

Tours

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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2018

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

2017

Nicola López, Spectre, 2017.

2016

Tara Donovan, Untitled (2016).

2013

Charles Arnoldi, Breaking, 2013

2014

Enrique Martínez Celaya, The Optimists, 2014

2015

Nick Cave, Amalgam (brown), 2015

2012

James Siena, Sagging Infected Triangular Grid, 2012

2009

Kiki Smith, Untitled, 2009 

Previous exhibitions at Tamarind

may 2019

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

07may9:11 pm9:11 pmRandom Search: Mining the Archives of Tamarind Institute

july 2019

25jul6:00 pmConversation With James Drake, Tom Joyce, And Susan York

august 2019

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

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