New Mexico Museum of Art | Feb 3, 2023
Santa Fe, NM – The story of glass begins in nature as it is created through naturally occurring events. Glass is durable and resilient, yet at the same time delicate and fragile. A new exhibition at New Mexico Museum of Art (NMMOA) explores the technical and material nature of glass, the natural qualities of the medium, and the process of how artists work with glass. The Nature of Glass is on view in the Goodwin Gallery, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, through Oct. 29, 2023.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Feb 2, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is thrilled to announce that it has received a $15,000 award from AARP New Mexico, which will fund a free multidisciplinary arts program for seniors, known as Siempre Creativo.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Feb 1, 2023
A $2,500 award from the Bank of Albuquerque will help the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) connect with its local neighborhood this spring.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Jan 27, 2023
Santa Fe, NM – Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Living Treasure and Legacy Awards. These awards are part of the annual MIAC Native Treasures Art Market and honor Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic contributions to the field of Indigenous arts and culture.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jan 20, 2023
A new, five-year partnership between the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) and Meta will substantially expand the Museum’s educational footprint in Valencia County and also support the Museum’s Space Science programming.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Jan 17, 2023
A new exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Art (NMMOA) surveys the short but ambitious career of one of the first artists associated with the museum, modernist Donald Beauregard (1884-1914). An American in Paris: Donald Beauregard opens February 25, 2023 and will be on view until October 29, 2023.
Los Luceros Historic Site | Jan 10, 2023
New Mexico Historic Sites (NMHS) is pleased to announce that Joseph Tackes has joined Los Luceros Historic Site (LLHS) as its new interpretive ranger. Tackes started in the role on Nov. 26, 2022.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Jan 6, 2023
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) is thrilled to announce that Max De Azevedo has been named General Counsel for the Department. De Azevedo succeeds Peter Ives, who retired on December 31, 2022 after more than a decade of public service in city and state government in Santa Fe.
New Mexico State Library | Jan 3, 2023
New Mexico State Library (NMSL) is excited to announce that it has secured free statewide access to the Palace Project eBook library and the New York Times digital subscriptions, including the Cooking and Games sections, for all New Mexicans. These resources are available through libraries across the state right now.
Museum of International Folk Art | Dec 20, 2022
The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents La Cartonería Mexicana opening in the Hispanic Heritage Wing January 29, 2023 and running through November 3, 2024.
New Mexico Arts | Dec 12, 2022
New Mexico Arts, the state’s arts agency, announces a funding opportunity for arts organizations and veteran-focused organizations to create or expand opportunities for veterans and active-duty service members to engage with the arts. NMA is offering $2,000 mini grants with a short application process that does not require matching funding in this first-year pilot program.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Dec 2, 2022
“Rural Life in New Mexico: Paintings by Carlitta Harvey” opens in the Museum’s Arts Corridor with a reception from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Dec 2, 2022
The holiday season is here, and the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) has a diverse slate of activities lined up across the state to ensure that your holidays are filled with warmth, light, and enchantment!
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Nov 29, 2022
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is thrilled to announce that Elena Baca, Educator & Program Coordinator for the Visual Arts program at the NHCC, has received the Museum Education Art Educator of The Year Award from the New Mexico Art Education Association (NMAEA).
New Mexico Historic Sites | Nov 22, 2022
Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico Historic Sites has found the new regional manager for Coronado Historic Site (CHS) and Jemez Historic Site (JHS): Dr. Elisabeth Stone, an accomplished archaeologist who has worked throughout New Mexico with an emphasi ...
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Nov 3, 2022
The eighth-annual HomeGrown event will take place at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Oct 27, 2022
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) and New Mexico Arts (NMA) are proud to recognize a diverse group of worthy individuals for the 2022 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Oct 25, 2022
While NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Helicopter continue to explore the surface of the Red Planet, visitors to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) will have a chance to explore life-sized replicas of the vehicles themselves beginning in November.
New Mexico Historic Sites | Oct 20, 2022
New Mexico Historic Sites is excited to announce that AnaMaria Moreno-Molinar has joined Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Historic Site as the site’s instructional coordinator. Moreno-Molinar started in the role on October 1, 2022.
New Mexico Historic Sites | Oct 19, 2022
New Mexico Historic Sites announces that Rebecca Ward has been promoted to the role of instructional coordinator at Los Luceros Historic Site. Ward had previously been the interpretive ranger at LLHS since February 2020. She assumed her new role on September 5, 2022.
New Mexico History Museum | Oct 19, 2022
New Mexico History Museum presents the Smithsonian traveling exhibition Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II, opening on October 23, 2022. The exhibition examines the complicated history and impact of Executive Order 9066 that led to the incarceration of Japanese Americans following the attack on Pearl Harbor. It will be on view in the museum’s Herzstein Gallery through December 31, 2022.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Oct 12, 2022
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce that Pollyanna “Polly” Nordstrand (Hopi) has been appointed to serve as executive director of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture on Museum Hill in Santa Fe. Nordstrand will assume the role on November 14, 2022.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Oct 6, 2022
The dairy barn at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces has a new look, a new name, and lots of fun, new activities and exhibits. The Dairy Spot: Discovery Center opens to the public with a special celebration on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Caliche’s Frozen Custard will be on site to provide a free 5-ounce serving to the first 500 visitors, and guests are invited to make their own ice cream using Ziplock bags. Milking and other demonstrations also are part of the fun. Regular admission applies ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, and $3 for children 4 to 17), and it includes all the Museum’s regular offerings.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Oct 5, 2022
Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico Museum of Art will host eminent photo-historian Anne Wilkes Tucker, curator emerita of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, for a lecture on Friday, Nov. 4, at 5:30 p.m., in the St. Francis Auditorium. Speaking in conjun ...
Historic Preservation Division | Sep 29, 2022
Learn to use an atlatl, practice your flintknapping skills, and mingle with some of New Mexico’s foremost archaeological experts at the 2022 New Mexico Archaeology Fair on Saturday, Oct. 15!
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Sep 26, 2022
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is thrilled to welcome a unique, evolving art exhibition, The Mountains Wore Down to the Valleys, to the NHCC Art Museum Community Gallery on Nov. 4.
New Mexico State Library | Sep 26, 2022
Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico State Library (NMSL) announces that New Mexico Center for the Book, an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, selected two books to represent the state at the 2022 National Book Festival. The ...
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Sep 23, 2022
Santa Fe, NM – Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is excited to welcome Marita Hinds as the new Director of Education for the museum. She started in the role on September 6. “Marita Hinds (Tesuque) is well positioned ...
New Mexico Museum of Art | Sep 22, 2022
Acclaimed organist Damin Spritzer will perform a concert on the Frederick R. Haas Pipe Organ in the St. Francis Auditorium on October 21. Scheduled for 5:30pm in the New Mexico Museum of Art’s historic auditorium, the concert will include pieces b ...
New Mexico History Museum | Sep 19, 2022
Santa Fe, NM – Adelina (Nina) Otero-Warren’s incredible impact on history and contribution to the suffrage movement is being nationally recognized as she becomes the fourth woman featured on the U.S. quarter as part of the U.S. Mint&r ...