Museum of International Folk Art | Nov 15, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents Yokai: Ghosts and Demons of Japan, opening December 8, 2019 and running until January 10, 2021. The Museum of International Folk Art will be one of the first museums to present a large-scale yokai-centered exhibition in the United States. Information on the public opening and associated programming included in this release.
Los Luceros Historic Site | Nov 15, 2019
(Alcalde, New Mexico) - Experience the magic of northern New Mexico this Holiday season at the Lights of Los Luceros. The event takes place Saturday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Los Luceros Historic Site.
This unique nighttime event allows visitors to stroll the picturesque roads of Los Luceros lit by thousands of glowing farolitos. Entertainment includes Los Matachines de Alcalde and an Indigenous dance group who will perform throughout the evening around aromatic bonfires of piñon. Enjoy live music played on the piano in the Grand Sala of the Hacienda as well as Spanish guitarists and carolers.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Nov 12, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s popular ornament workshops return this year for four sessions in December. There are also two additional opportunities to make ornaments during the pottery demonstration of Lorrain Gala Lewis Wednesday, Dec. 11, and during the Museum Hill Holiday Stroll, Friday Dec. 13.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Nov 12, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will be closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Nov 11, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) --¡Iluminarte! Magical Light and Bike Parade is a one-of-a-kind, winter holiday celebration inspired by luminarias and farolitos - a New Mexico tradition. This afternoon/evening event, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 from 5 - 8 p.m, includes a magical light and bike parade along the Paseo del Bosque Trail and short performances by Story Riders--a bilingual elementary school program focusing on bike safety and storytelling - with Circo Latino, AirDance New Mexico and Albuquerque Poet Laureate Michelle Otero.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Nov 8, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – Make an extraordinary holiday memory this year by attending a unique New Mexico holiday program. Baila! Baila! and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present Christmas in New Mexico® 2019.
Museum Hill Partners | Nov 8, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – Make this holiday season extra special with a memorable and soul-feeding stroll among the cultural treasures on Santa Fe’s Museum Hill Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. Join us for this annual tradition for friends and family. These are the events planned for the annual Holiday Stroll by the individual Museum Hill entities.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Nov 7, 2019
HomeGrown: A New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market returns for the sixth year at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum with more demonstrations, more samples, food trucks, and many new vendors. HomeGrown will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per vehicle, and the first 100 vehicles at the event each day will receive a free burlap shopping bag.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Nov 6, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) --- The New Mexico Museum of Art will host a panel discussion about In A Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann, A Catalogue Raisonné by Gala Chamberlain, with essays by Nancy E. Green and Thomas Leech, and a foreword by Martin Krause. The catalogue was published September 24, 2019 by Rizzoli Electa. The New Mexico Museum of Art panel discussion on the making of the book, moderated by Kate Nelson, will be held at the Museum of Art, Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The discussion will be followed by a book signing. Panelists include Gala Chamberlain, Nancy E. Green, Martin Krause, Thomas Leech, and David Skolkin.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Nov 6, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – The National Hispanic Cultural Center is the setting for two unique evenings of diverse entertainment about our past and our future. Be part of the celebration of ¡Música del Corazón! on November 13, and the celebration of Hispano folk songs with the Film: ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico on November 14.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Nov 4, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – The National Hispanic Cultural Center Library and Archives has received a generous donation of 238 books and a collection of papers from the personal library of Dr. Estela Cifre de Loubriel. Considered the “First Lady of Puerto Rican Genealogy,” Estela Cifre de Loubriel’s books and collection includes research on Puerto Rican emigration, immigration, and genealogy. Many of the books were written and published in Puerto Rico. Other books include a selection of children’s primers for the classroom, storybooks, and an outstanding collection of volumes containing fairy tales, fables, folk tales and more. The books and papers will become part of the NHCC’s library, archive, and special collections.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Nov 3, 2019
Join the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and the Rotary Club of Albuquerque for their 4th Annual Literacy Event.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Nov 1, 2019
A traveling exhibition of prints and drawing from the British Museum illustrates the story of Christ.
This winter the New Mexico Museum of Art will host The birth, death and resurrection of Christ: from Michelangelo to Tiepolo on view January 25, 2020 – April 19, 2020. This traveling exhibition of more than fifty drawings and prints, organized by the British Museum from their extensive collection, tells the story of Italian art beginning with the Renaissance and ending in the 18th century through an examination of how artists have depicted the saga of Christ.
Department of Cultural Affairs | Oct 31, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico ) – Four New Mexico museums adopt their annual winter schedule effective Monday, November, 4, 2019. The seasonal hour change will be in effect at the New Mexico Museum of Art and the New Mexico History Museum off Santa Fe Plaza; and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and Museum of International Folk Art on Museum Hill.
During winter months, all four museums are closed on Mondays. During this period, the Museum Hill Café will also be closed on Mondays.
Monday October, 28 was the final Monday opening until spring 2020.
Winter hours, Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. are in effect Nov. 4, 2019 through April 27, 2020.
Monday openings resume May 4, 2020, when the museums resumes daily operations.
New Mexico State Library | Oct 29, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) --- Nominations open Wednesday, Oct. 30 for the position of State Poet Laureate. Sponsored by Senator Bill O’Neill, the 2019 legislature created the program within the Department of Cultural Affairs, developed as a partnership between the New Mexico State Library and New Mexico Arts.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Oct 26, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) --- The National Hispanic Cultural Center is hosting a number cultural events in the month of November celebrating music, dance, rhythm and poetry. The events include: Yjastros: A Nuestro Aire, A Celebration of 20 Years; Música del Corazón; the film; ¡COLORES! The Musical Adventures of John Donald Robb in New Mexico; and There Must be Other Names for the River concerts.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Oct 23, 2019
Visitors to the Home on the Range exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will learn about ranch life in the Tularosa Basin during the early 20th century, and how events taking place halfway around the world brought about changes that for many ranchers were permanent. The area eventually became White Sands Missile Range, drawing some of the world’s greatest minds in science and engineering.
Museum of International Folk Art | Oct 22, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – In association with the ongoing exhibit Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico, the Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents a special 1 hour gallery concert with Lara Manzanares on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 2 – 3 p.m. at 706 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill in Santa Fe. Lara is an award-winning bilingual singer-songwriter whose musical style blends traditional New Mexican folk music and indie country, folk, and rock with a talent for poignant and comedic storytelling.
Fort Stanton Historic Site | Oct 22, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – Fort Stanton Historic Site is offering a one-of-a-kind chance to explore the grounds and buildings after the sun goes down. The Fort Stanton After Dark! event is Saturday, October 26, from 6 to 10 p.m.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Oct 20, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) -- The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s 2019 Community Ofrenda Exhibit will be on display in the Domenici Education Building and the Roy E. Disney Performing Arts Center Oct. 21 through Nov. 8, 2019. Each year the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) works with schools and community organizations to host an exhibit of ofrendas (altars) in celebration of Día de los Muertos. In addition to individual ofrendas, the NHCC has a community ofrenda where people are welcome to contribute items in remembrance of their loved ones.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Oct 19, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo) as the 2020 recipient of the Native Treasures Living Treasures award. This award honors Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic contributions to the field of indigenous arts and culture.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Oct 15, 2019
The second of the New Mexico Museum of Art series of exhibitions - Alcoves 20/20 #2 - opens Saturday, October 19, 2019 and features work by contemporary New Mexican artists Jen Pack, Heather McGill, Daniel McCoy, Marietta Patricia Leis, and Sarah Stolar. Running through December 15, 2019, the exhibition’s Opening Reception will be held Friday, October 18, 5-7 p.m., followed by a conversation with the artists on Friday, October 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Both events will be at the New Mexico Museum of Art, 107 W Palace Ave, in Santa Fe.
New Mexico Museum of Art | Oct 10, 2019
Dr. Sharyn Udall will give a free lecture entitled “Agnes Pelton and Georgia O’Keeffe: Natural and Mystical Impulses” on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the New Mexico Museum of Art. This lecture is collaborated with the traveling exhibition, Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist, currently on view at the Museum of Art.
An activity station connected with the exhibition has three opportunities to engage - perfect for children, families, or anyone visiting Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist.
Department of Cultural Affairs | Oct 4, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The holiday season is always busy at the Museums and Historic Sites under the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Here are the events happening this holiday season.
Museum of International Folk Art | Oct 3, 2019
The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) announces its annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration on Sunday, October 27, 2019, 1 - 4 p.m., at MOIFA on Museum Hill.
Department of Cultural Affairs | Oct 2, 2019
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – The New Mexico Historic Preservation Division is joining forces with Mu Alpha Nu Anthropology Club from Eastern New Mexico University and Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark (NHL) to host the 2019 New Mexico Archaeology Fair, Celebrating 90 Years of Archaeological Research at Blackwater Draw NHL. Free and open to the public, the Archaeology Fair will be held Saturday Oct. 26 at Blackwater Draw NHL, near Portales.
National Hispanic Cultural Center | Oct 1, 2019
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – The National Hispanic Cultural Center History and Literary Arts Program has three events coming up in October: a call to action talk on climate change, and two readings and book-signings. All are free events held on the NHCC campus.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Sep 30, 2019
Visitors to the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces are now greeted by a beautiful, new sculpture in front of the Bruce King Building. The life-sized bronze by Albuquerque artist Reynaldo “Sonny” Rivera captures the determination and skill of barrel racer Amberley Snyder. Rivera, a native of Mesquite, N.M., read an article in Horse & Rider Magazine about Snyder’s inspirational story of competing in the sport she loves after being paralyzed from the waist down in a vehicle accident when she was 18.