Patricia Lagarde has displayed her work in galleries and museums around the world in both group and solo shows. In Mexico she has shown in spaces such as el Centro de la Imagen, el Museo de Arte Moderno, el Museo Carrillo Gil, el Museo de Historia Natural, el Museo Álvarez Bravo, la Galería Patricia Conde, la Galería Ema Molina, la Galería E. Romero, and CENART. Abroad some of the spaces she has shown her work include: Galería Ocurrance (Montreal, Canada), el Centro Cultural Lowicka (Warsaw, Poland), el Centro Cultural Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China) and CODEX International Book fair (San Francisco, USA).
Patricia Lagarde has published books and specialized magazines such as Luna Córnea, Artes de México, Casa del Tiempo, Alquimia, La Tempestad and Espacio.
In the United States, her photos and books are housed by collections at Stanford University Library, The J. Paul Getty Foundation, and The University of California at Berkeley. In Mexico, they form part of collections at Fundación Alumnos 47, Centro de Documentación MH, Museo Archivo de la Fotografía, and el Centro Universitario UAQ of Querétaro.
She has given courses and workshops in Oaxaca at both the Museo Álvarez Bravo and at the Centro de Artes de San Agustín; in San Luis Potosí at the Centro de Artes; in Guadalajara at ITESO and in Mexico City at the Museo de Arte Moderno, at the Centro de Cultural Digital, at the Academia de San Carlos and at “La Esmeralda”, among others.