Museum of New Mexico

Culture Day at the Capitol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2012

MEDIA CONTACT
the New Mexico History Museum
505 476-5200

Media Advisory

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



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