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.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Mar 8, 2023
The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces pays tribute to women making a difference in New Mexico agriculture with a current, rotating wall display in the central corridor of the Museum’s main building.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Mar 7, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s unique exhibition Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond closes on Sunday, March 12, but it’s going out with a cosmic bang!
El Palacio Magazine | Mar 6, 2023
The spring edition of El Palacio magazine highlights the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program. Through roadside markers across the state, the program tells the stories of women who helped shape New Mexico including artists, activists, educators, entrepreneurs, lawyers, healers, politicians, grandmothers, visionaries, thinkers, and leaders. The Spring 2023 issue of El Palacio magazine, the official publication of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, has been shipped and is currently live at www.elpalacio.org.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Feb 20, 2023
Northern New Mexico is rich with history, culture, and artistic traditions which have been passed down from generation to generation. One of these traditions is the art of wood carving. With the Grain, the latest exhibition at New Mexico Museum of Art, explores the dialogue between artists and their materials at play in the work of modern and contemporary Hispanic carvers in Northern New Mexico. On view March 18 through Sept. 4, 2023.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Feb 20, 2023
The empty case near the front of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science’s (NMMNHS) Cretaceous Hall will soon showcase fossils from one of the largest dinosaurs to ever set foot in what is now New Mexico.
Los Luceros Historic Site | Feb 16, 2023
Los Luceros Historic Site has received a $15,000 Arts and Culture Grant from the Santa Fe Community Foundation. The grant will support the Site’s mission to preserve and interpret its history and culture, while improving its capacity to reach surrounding communities.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Feb 14, 2023
Culture, skill, and entertainment will be in abundance at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s 23rd-annual Cowboy Days celebration in Las Cruces. The fun is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. The family-friendly admission pr ...
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Feb 13, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s (NHCC) History and Literacy Arts program has been awarded $500,000 through Fiscal Year 2023 Congressionally Directed Spending secured by U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) to build a digital archive designed to help generations of New Mexicans better connect with their heritage.
New Mexico Historic Sites | Feb 10, 2023
The Great Backyard Bird Count flies into New Mexico! February 17 to 20, New Mexico Historic Sites (NMHS) will be hosting guided bird tours and collecting tallies in Coronado Historic Site, Jemez Historic Site, and Los Luceros Historic Site as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Feb 8, 2023
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is excited to announce that Max Maliga is the Center’s new Performing Arts Manager.
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.