One of the great strengths of the MRM collection is that it provides a wonderful introduction to the arts and cultures of the Northern New Mexican region and the greater Southwest.
Boasting more than 7,000 objects in the collection, the Millicent Rogers Museum offers visitors a spacious yet intimate space in which to see, learn, and discover all about the rich and diverse heritage of the Southwest.
The Museum relies on donations to expand its collection. So if you’d like to donate an object or collection, please contact us here with your interest. To make a monetary donation, please visit the support pages.
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Native American Arts
This unique Native American Collection gives museumgoers a comprehensive overview to the Native American cultures of the Southwest.
The Spanish Colonial furniture, tinwork, Rio Grande blankets, and Colchas represent the resourcefulness and endurance of the Southwest’s Hispanic settlers. Read more
The Millicent Rogers Museum has the distinction of owning an extraordinary collection of pottery by Maria Martinez and her family, of San Ildefonso Pueblo. Read more
Representing all the major Southwestern Native American jewelry centers, this collection was assembled and worn by Millicent Rogers. Also featured here are the group of drawings and samples of jewelry designed by Rogers in her own Mid-century Modern Style. Read more
Our patrons continue to gift objects that fill the gaps and show the evolution of the arts and the cultures of the Southwest—whether it’s the Apache men’s hat from the early 1900s or the amazing bowl crafted by legendary Hopi potter Nampeyo. Read more
This collection includes contemporary Native American and Hispanic arts from throughout the Southwest, from watercolors and sculpture to pottery and jewelry. Read more