FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 03, 2017
2017 Admission Passes to Museums & Historic Sites Offered to Responding Media
For Immediate Release: March 3, 2017 (Santa Fe, NM) – The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is pleased to offer responding media representatives free admission passes to state-run museums and historic sites once again in 2017.
DCA offers these Media Passes to encourage media visits and news coverage to promote exhibitions, collections, and events at New Mexico’s eight state run museums and seven historic sites.=
The 2017 Media Pass provides entry to: New Mexico History Museum/Palace of Governors, New Mexico Museum of Art, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe; New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the National Hispanic Cultural Center museum in Albuquerque; the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo; New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces; Coronado Historic Site in Bernalillo, Jemez Historic Site in Jemez Springs; Lincoln Historic Site in Lincoln; El Camino Real Historic site off I-25 south of Socorro; Fort Selden Historic Site north of Las Cruces; Bosque Redondo Historic Site near Fort Sumner; and the Fort Stanton Historic Site.
Media organizations and media representatives interested in obtaining a 2017 Media Pass from DCA should respond to this email and provide: pass requester’s name, name of media outlet, physical mailing address, and email address for each pass requested.
About the Department of Cultural Affairs:
Created in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs represents New Mexico’s dedication to preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of our state. The Department oversees a broad range of New Mexico’s arts and cultural heritage agencies. These include 15 divisions representing a variety of programs and services. Among its primary functions is the management of the largest state sponsored museum system in the country. New Mexico’s historic sites and state-run museums are located across the state and include: New Mexico Historic Sites, Statewide; New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe; Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe; New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo; New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque; New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces; National Hispanic Cultural Center