Mission

Mission


The Roswell Museum and Art Center inspires discovery, creativity, and cultural understanding of the art and history of the American Southwest and beyond.

Values


The following core values are held as the essence of the Museum and our service to a unique community of visitors.

Access


We believe in creating an atmosphere of inclusion and accessibility for all people.

Connectedness


We concentrate on building bridges to the multiple communities we serve, and value opportunities for community collaboration through education, entrepreneurship, and civic enterprise.

Discovery


We strive to connect human experience, imagination, and creativity to the past, present, and future.

Diversity


We respect, represent, and value our diverse community.

History


We are a public institution that celebrates its grassroots inception and national significance by presenting a link between local, regional, and world histories.

Relevance


We expose people to a range of ideas that are meaningful to life.

Sense of Place


We help promote a sense of identity, pride, and belonging in our community.

Stewardship


We consistently work to preserve our public trust responsibilities through accountability in the stewardship of our financial assets, collections, and physical resources.