FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2012
Monday, January 23
Culture Day at the Capitol, 8 am to 5 pm
Special presentation at noon in the Rotunda, featuring an important announcement by the American Association of Museums regarding the status of the Museum of New Mexico’s accreditation.
Photo opps include:
· Performances at the noon event by dancer Regina Bell Dawley, singer/songwriter Cathy McGill, and the 3-HC Holy Faith Break Dancers.
· Displays throughout the day from museums, monuments and other DCA programs, sure to include dinosaurs, rockets, folk art, archaeology and more
· Visitors posing themselves into a cutout of a Centennial parade car for souvenir photos
Possible interviews: DCA Secretary Veronica Gonzales; Bonnie Styles, chair of AAM’s Accreditation Commission and director of the Illinois State Museum