New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | May 25, 2023
At the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA), we work hard to ensure that the shared cultural history and diversity of our state is accessible to all audiences across our 8 museums and 8 historic sites, particularly the military veterans who have served our country.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | May 24, 2023
“Beyond the Farm: Groundbreaking Agriculture” opens in the north corridor of the Museum on June 2. A free opening reception with refreshments is planned for 1:30 to 4 p.m.
New Mexico Historic Sites | May 18, 2023
On May 20, Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Historic Site and International Coalition of Sites of Conscience will host Spring Letters from the Reservation in-person and virtually. The in-person offering will be held in the memorial’s Resource Room, at 3647 Billy the Kid Drive, in Fort Sumner, NM, while the virtual will be held on Zoom.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | May 16, 2023
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) proudly announces that Charlie Lockwood has been appointed to serve as executive director of Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) on Museum Hill in Santa Fe. Lockwood will begin in this role on June 24, 2023.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | May 15, 2023
Visit the 19th annual Native Treasures Art Market at the Santa Fe Convention Center this Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 28, 2023.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | May 10, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) invites New Mexicans to enjoy summer with a series of free community film screenings over the next several months, beginning with the 1993 cult favorite Bound by Honor (Blood In, Blood Out) on Saturday, May 13.
New Mexico Museum of Art | May 9, 2023
New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem Contemporary will open to the public in Santa Fe on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. Located in Santa Fe’s Railyard District, this highly-anticipated venue will create a new space for contemporary art in New Mexico. More details about opening events will be released soon.
Historic Preservation Division | May 8, 2023
For the first time since 2019, the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (NMHPD) is thrilled to announce that the 51st annual Heritage Preservation Awards will be held in-person on May 19, giving New Mexicans a chance to experience the best in Historic Preservation at the St. Francis Auditorium!
National Hispanic Cultural Center | May 8, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is thrilled to announce Hecho in Nuevo México: Recent Acquisitions by NM Artists, a new exhibition that showcases recently acquired artworks from New Mexico artists working in a variety of mediums. The exhibition is slated to open Friday, May 19.
Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner | May 4, 2023
Fort Sumner, NM – On Saturday, May 13, nearly a year after the grand opening of its permanent exhibition, Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Historic Site (BRM) will unveil an expansion of its interpretive offerings with the Pecos Riverwal ...
New Mexico State Library | May 3, 2023
New Mexico State Library is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 New Mexico Letters About Literature competition. They are Amber Yoder, Adele Kaltenbach, and Greta Martin.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | May 1, 2023
The Young Explorers Summer Science Program is returning to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) for three weeks of fun and scientific exploration this July!
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Apr 27, 2023
The horizon line is both a point of connection between sky and earth and a separation of space. Horizons: Weaving Between the Lines with Diné Textiles at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) explores the connections between weaving and photography as modes of engagement with place. By situating these two media in conversation, this exhibition presents each as a way of seeing and knowing Dinétah, the Navajo homeland, emphasizing the land-based and relational practices of Diné (Navajo) weaving. Horizons is on view July 16, 2023, through June 2, 2024.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Apr 26, 2023
Following its opening on April 21, the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) invites you to explore Nexo Entre Raíces / Nexus Between Roots, a new printmaking exhibition that connects artists with Mexican roots on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Apr 20, 2023
Held in partnership with the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (SMNHC), the ABQ Backyard Refuge Program through Friends of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, and other local partners, City Nature Challenge ABQ invites everyone in Bernalillo, Sandoval, and Valencia counties to explore nature in and around your community and share your observations from Friday, April 28th through Monday, May 1st.
Museum of International Folk Art | Apr 17, 2023
Parkas are unique garments which embody the creativity, craftsmanship, and innovation of their makers. The latest exhibition from Museum of International Folk Art explores the art of the parka, a garment made for survival in the harsh environments where Alaska Native peoples live and thrive. Ghhúunayúkata/To Keep them Warm: The Alaska Native Parka is on view May 21, 2023 through April 7, 2024.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Apr 11, 2023
In order to better facilitate connections across the state, the National Hispanic Cultural Center is launching a Cultural Ambassador partnership program throughout rural New Mexico.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Apr 10, 2023
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce the 2023 Living Treasure award exhibition, Down Home: Anthony Lovato (Kewa/Santo Domingo Pueblo) will open on May 7. Lovato is a master jeweler known for his tufa-cast technique and signature design elements.
New Mexico Arts | Apr 10, 2023
New Mexico Arts and New Mexico Historic Sites announce DezBaa’ and her father David Henderson for the first artist residency at the Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Historic Site. Their residency runs until May 6, and at its conclusion, they will premiere a documentary featuring David’s journey of self-discovery, as well as a series of interviews with Memorial staff, historians, medicine people, and more.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Apr 5, 2023
Head to the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) from April 13 through April 15 for the 1st Annual NHCC Film Symposium, featuring films from a trio of acclaimed Latina directors.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Apr 3, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is thrilled to welcome Zack Quintero as its new Interim Executive Director. Quintero, a proud New Mexican with deep ties to the state’s Hispanic communities, will work closely with NHCC Artistic Director Noël Bella Merriam and Deputy Director Alberto Cuessy in order to continue effectively delivering high-impact programs and services to the public.
Historic Preservation Division | Mar 30, 2023
The New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (NMHPD) invites you to celebrate the nation’s oldest state-level historic tax credit program here in the Land of Enchantment: the NM State Income Tax Credit for Preservation of Cultural Property. As it nears its 40th birthday, here are a few details you might not know about this groundbreaking program.
New Mexico Arts | Mar 30, 2023
Rutendo Musharu, a senior at United World College-USA High School in Montezuma, was named the 2023 New Mexico Poetry Out Loud champion. Robin Blakeman, a sophomore at the Public Academy for the Performing Arts, Albuquerque, was also named as the 2023 runner up. In May, Musharu will represent New Mexico in the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest in Washington, D.C.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Mar 28, 2023
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) is thrilled to announce that its Junior Docents program is returning to the Museum this summer!
New Mexico Historic Sites | Mar 21, 2023
New Mexico Historic Sites has brought on Dr. C. L. Kieffer Nail as Historic Preservation and Interpretation Specialist. Her first day was February 6, 2023.
Museum of International Folk Art | Mar 20, 2023
Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents the 12th annual Folk Art Flea Saturday, May 6 at the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds. Admission to the event is free, and sales benefit the educational programs and exhibitions of MOFIA. Although admission is free, members of Friends of Folk Art (FOFA) enjoy early-bird admission to the Flea from 9-10 a.m. Public admission is from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Mar 20, 2023
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) is proud to welcome the premier celebration of microscopic photography, as Nikon Small World will be open at the Museum from Friday, March 24 through Sunday, April 30, 2023.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Mar 16, 2023
Combining street photography with the tenets of modernism, photographer Manuel Carrillo (1906-1989) portrayed his native Mexico from the perspective of an affectionate observer, transforming ordinary moments into expressions of quiet eloquence. Manuel Carrillo: Mexican Modernist is on view April 15 at New Mexico Museum of Art. Curated by Katherine Ware, curator of photography at NMMOA, this exhibition highlights 19 of his works, drawn primarily from the NMMOA collection.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Mar 15, 2023
The New Mexico Museum of Art (NMMOA) is pleased to announce that it has named Christian Waguespack as its new Head of Curatorial Affairs. Waguespack has served as Curator of 20th Century Art at NMMOA since 2017, where he has organized over twenty exhibitions and has lectured widely on various aspects of New Mexican art history across the country.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Mar 14, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is excited to announce that Emily Hanawalt has become Head Registrar for the Center’s Visual Arts Museum. Emily’s time at the Center began late last year.