Museum of New Mexico Media Center Press Release

Museum Announces Events in Conjunction with exhibition Da Vinci—The Genius

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

February 08, 2018


(Albuquerque, NM) – In conjunction with the world-class Da Vinci—The Genius exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science from February 10 through July 29, 2018, the museum is hosting many da Vinci-related events. The events include $5 First Fridays, adult party nights, lectures, and panel discussions.

On the first Friday of each month, the Museum offers themed $5 First Fridays

The $22 da Vinci exhibition admission will be discounted by $5 during the evening activities held from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. During Da Vinci—The Genius, each night focuses on a different area of the exhibition.

Three Adult Nights will be held during da Vinci:

The events run from 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Tickets are $27 per person for ages 21 and older and include admission to the exhibition.

Lectures & Panel Discussions:

A series of six lectures/panel discussions are planned. Each is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Admission is $8, $7 members, $5 students; includes $5 discount coupon to da Vinci exhibition.


Four workshops are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. - noon on the dates below. Sign up is $50, $45 members; includes admission to the da Vinci exhibition the same day.

Information, Tickets, and Registration:

If you or your organization would like to plan an event at the Museum during Da Vinci—The Genius, contact Dianna Flores at or call505-228-9106.

Image: Da Vinci—The Genius. Photo: Courtesy Grande Exhibitions


About the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science: Established in 1986, the mission of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is to preserve and interpret the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through extraordinary collections, research, exhibits, and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning. The NMMNHS offers exhibitions, programs, and workshops in Geoscience, including Paleontology and Mineralogy, Bioscience, and Space Science. It is the Southwest’s largest repository for fossils, and includes a Planetarium and a large format 3D DynaTheater. A division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, the Museum is open 7 days a week, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. 1801 Mountain Road NW, northeast of Historic Old Town Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87104, (505) 841-2800.  Events, news releases and images about activities at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and other  divisions of the Department of Cultural Affairs can be accessed at


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