Los Luceros Historic Site | Feb 28, 2024
Planting Season is “Springing” up on us at Los Luceros Historic Site in Alcalde, New Mexico. Our team is already getting ready for Summer and the Fall Harvest Season with Farm and Ranch Ranger Ray Valdez plowing the fields to get them ...
Fort Stanton Historic Site | Feb 23, 2024
Black troopers known as Buffalo Soldiers from Fort Stanton played a key role in the transition of New Mexico from a territory into a state. In recognition of the site’s significance to Black History, the National Park Service recently added the Fort Stanton Historic Site to its Reconstruction Era National Historic Network. The site joins 107 listings across 28 states that highlight Black stories from the last half of the nineteenth century.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Feb 20, 2024
The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is thrilled to welcome a new guest-curated art exhibition that builds upon the work of its celebrated Paño exhibition through exploration of the artistic traditions inspired by the artistic movement. Paño Connections – Corazón Knows No Bounds, guest curated by Eric “Christo” Martinez, opens at the NHCC Visual Art Museum on Friday, Feb. 23.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Feb 19, 2024
The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum welcomes the community to our 24th Annual Cowboy Days event. There will be a wagon load of activities to celebrate and showcase New Mexico ranching traditions including a working dogs demonstration, sheep shearing, and a working chuckwagon!
New Mexico Arts | Feb 19, 2024
New Mexico Arts announces the state finals for Poetry Out Loud®. Presented in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Feb 12, 2024
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture is thrilled to announce the newest addition to its team, Emily Berkes who will serve as the museum’s new family and programs educator. With a passion for art history and contemporary art, Emily brings a wealth of experience and innovative ideas to elevate the museum’s educational programs. She started in this role on January 20.
Historic Preservation Division | Feb 8, 2024
The New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (NMHPD) is thrilled to announce that a trio of historic properties across the state have been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Museum of International Folk Art | Jan 29, 2024
See Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) through the eyes of those who spend their working hours surrounded by the largest collection of international folk art in the world. Opening February 25, 2024, Staff Picks: Favorites from the Collection showcases hidden gems and personal favorites chosen by MOIFA staff from the museum’s permanent collection.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Jan 25, 2024
In collaboration with the City of Albuquerque, the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is thrilled to announce that it will host video gaming’s 6th Annual Latinx Games Festival in September!
New Mexico Arts | Jan 23, 2024
New Mexico Arts (NMA), a division of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, is pleased to announce the 2024 cycle of artist fellows. For a second consecutive year, NMA offered two residential fellowships to support the work of local and national artists.
Museum of International Folk Art | Jan 17, 2024
Folk art collectors and artists have donated treasures from their private collections for a public auction benefiting an endowment for Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) in Santa Fe. The silent auction event features more than 60 rare and high-value folk and fine art treasures from around the world and includes a celebratory party with entertainment.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jan 11, 2024
A team of researchers that includes New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) Executive Director Dr. Anthony Fiorillo authored a new study that reshapes our understanding of how the most famous dinosaur to ever walk the earth – Tyrannosaurus rex – first arrived in North America by introducing its earliest known relative on the continent.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Jan 2, 2024
New Mexico Arts, the state’s arts agency, announces recipients of 2024 Arts and the Military Mini Grant program. This funding supports arts organizations and veteran-focused organizations to create or expand opportunities for veterans and active-duty service members to engage with the arts
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Dec 27, 2023
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 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.
Patricia Michaels (Taos Pueblo) is the 2024 recipient of the MIAC Living Treasure award.
Historic Preservation Division | Dec 22, 2023
The New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (NMHPD) is proud to announce that a one-of-a-kind planned community on Albuquerque’s West Side has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Dec 18, 2023
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) is pleased to announce that Dr. John Taylor-Montoya has been appointed to serve as executive director of Office of Archaeological Studies (OAS). Dr. Taylor-Montoya will begin in this role on January 6, 2024.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Dec 14, 2023
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs today announced that New Mexico’s nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $740.9 million in economic activity in 2022, according to the newly released Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), an economic and social impact study conducted by Americans for the Arts. That economic activity–$267.5 million in spending by nonprofit arts and culture organizations and $473.4 million in event-related spending by their audiences–supported 9,381 jobs and generated $106.1 million in local, state, and federal government revenue.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Dec 12, 2023
Showcasing recent donations to the New Mexico Museum of Art collection and highlighting individual approaches to collecting art, Ways of Seeing includes nearly forty photographs ranging from a 1903 photogravure by Gertrude Käsebier to a 2013 pigment print by local artist Anthony O’Brien. The selections from three groups of recent donations and one promised gift will be on view from January 20 through June 16, 2024.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Dec 11, 2023
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) announced today that Danyelle Means (Oglala Lakota) will serve as interim director of Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) in Santa Fe, NM. Means, whose many years of experience and wide network in the non-profit, academic, and contemporary Native art sectors, will work closely with MIAC Deputy Director Elisabeth Stone to continue delivering meaningful services and programs to the public.
Los Luceros Historic Site | Dec 6, 2023
Start the holiday season right with Lights of Los Luceros! On Saturday, December 16th
Jemez Historic Site | Dec 5, 2023
Katrina Gallegos just started as manager of Coronado-Jemez Historic Site, but she already knows her “stuff” about the state’s history and traditions by growing up here and playing an active role in preserving and protecting the land. Gallegos’ first day on the job was November 27th but her life has been intertwined with the land and its people since birth.
Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property | Dec 1, 2023
On December 17th, visit the Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property and explore its collection of more than 200 Nativity scenes from across the world!
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Dec 1, 2023
MEDIA ALERT: Santa & Mrs. Claus come to Lincoln Historic Site What: Santa Comes to town at Lincoln Historic Site Where: Anderson-Freemen Visitor’s Center at Lincoln Historic Site When: December 9, 2023, 11 a.m. until 1 p ...
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Dec 1, 2023
Fort Stanton, N.M. - Embrace the warmth of our cultures and join us at Fort Stanton Historic Site Chapel on Saturday, December 16th from 1:00 to 2:00 in the afternoon to listen to opera singer Karla Ramos perform a lineup of holiday classics.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Nov 30, 2023
Light up the night with the Lights of Gisewa
JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM - Celebrate New Mexico Traditions with NM Historic sites at the annual holiday event, Lights of Gisewa at Jemez Historic Site in Jemez Springs, New Mexico! Lights of Gisewa takes place over two evenings for the general public, December 8-9, 2023, from 5 until 9 p.m.
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs | Nov 29, 2023
Santa Fe, NM – Help boost your music career as the New Mexico Music Commission is once again partnering with Artist INC Express, a development program of Mid-America Arts Alliance to help musicians and performers grow their abilities into thriving careers starting Jan. 22, 2024.
Fort Selden Historic Site | Nov 28, 2023
New Mexico Historic Sites welcomes a new manager to Fort Selden Historic Site and Taylor Mesilla Historic Property, Wendi Laws. Wendi, who was born in Silver City and grew up in Las Cruces, is returning home to New Mexico with the experience of working at several parks and historic sites in Texas.
El Palacio Magazine | Nov 28, 2023
El Palacio, the official magazine of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) and the nation’s oldest museum magazine of its kind, welcomes its newest editor, Emily Withnall. Since 1913, El Palacio has been preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of New Mexico while showcasing the art, culture, and history of the Southwest. A contributing writer to the magazine since 2016, Emily is a welcome addition to the publication.